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Media General Inc (NYSE:MEG)
EV/EBITDA
14.04 (As of Today)

EV/EBITDA ratio is calculated as enterprise value divided by its EBITDA. As of today, Media General Inc's enterprise value is $2,399.7 Mil. Media General Inc's earnings before depreciation and amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2014 was $170.9 Mil. Therefore, Media General Inc's EV/EBITDA ratio for today is 14.04.

EV/EBITDA (Enterprise value/EBITDA) is a valuation multiple used in finance and investment to measure the value of a company. This important multiple is often used in conjunction with, or as an alternative to, the P/E Ratio to determine the fair market value of a company.

As of today, Media General Inc's stock price is $17.13. Media General Inc's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2014 was $0.16. Therefore, Media General Inc's P/E Ratio for today is 107.06.

The "classic" EV/EBITDA ratio is much better in capturing debt and net cash than the P/E Ratio.


Definition

Media General Inc's EV/EBITDA for today is calculated as:

EV/EBITDA=Enterprise Value (Today)/Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization (TTM)
=2399.663/170.933
=14.04

Media General Inc's current Enterprise Value is $2,399.7 Mil.
Media General Inc's Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2014 was 21.36 (Dec. 2013 ) + 40.229 (Mar. 2014 ) + 43.424 (Jun. 2014 ) + 65.92 (Sep. 2014 ) = $170.9 Mil.

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their own currency.


Explanation

EV/EBITDA (Enterprise value/EBITDA) is a valuation multiple used in finance and investment to measure the value of a company. This important multiple is often used in conjunction with, or as an alternative to, the P/E Ratio to determine the fair market value of a company.

Media General Inc's P/E Ratio for today is calculated as:

P/E Ratio=Share Price (Today)/Earnings Per Share (TTM)
=17.13/0.16
=107.06

Media General Inc's share price for today is $17.13.
Media General Inc's Earnings Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2014 was -0.13 (Dec. 2013 ) + 0.06 (Mar. 2014 ) + 0.08 (Jun. 2014 ) + 0.15 (Sep. 2014 ) = $0.16.

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their own currency.

Study has found that the companies with the lowest EV/EBITDA outperforms companies measured as cheap by other ratios such as P/E Ratio.

Please read Which price ratio outperforms the enterprise multiple?


Related Terms

Enterprise Value, Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization, P/E Ratio


Historical Data

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their own currency.

Media General Inc Annual Data

Dec04Dec05Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13
ev2ebitda 8.957.488.139.07-0.9630.918.489.612.5739.81

Media General Inc Quarterly Data

Jun12Sep12Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14
ev2ebitda 10.239.762.574.235.725.8839.8125.5021.0412.06
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