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Media General Inc (NYSE:MEG)
EV/EBITDA
15.73 (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 $4,530.1 Mil. Media General Inc's earnings before depreciation and amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2015 was $287.9 Mil. Therefore, Media General Inc's EV/EBITDA ratio for today is 15.73.

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 $16.56. Media General Inc's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2015 was $0.46. Therefore, Media General Inc's P/E Ratio for today is 36.24.

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)
=4530.096/287.91
=15.73

Media General Inc's current Enterprise Value is $4,530.1 Mil.
Media General Inc's Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2015 was 43.424 (Jun. 2014 ) + 65.92 (Sep. 2014 ) + 103.201 (Dec. 2014 ) + 75.365 (Mar. 2015 ) = $287.9 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)
=16.56/0.457
=36.24

Media General Inc's share price for today is $16.56.
Media General Inc's Earnings Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2015 was 0.08 (Jun. 2014 ) + 0.15 (Sep. 2014 ) + 0.287 (Dec. 2014 ) + -0.06 (Mar. 2015 ) = $0.46.

* 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

Dec05Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14
ev2ebitda 7.488.139.07-0.9630.918.489.612.5739.8115.44

Media General Inc Quarterly Data

Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15
ev2ebitda 2.574.235.725.8839.8125.5021.1011.9515.4415.64
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