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Media General Inc (NYSE:MEG)
EV/EBITDA
14.56 (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 $4,270 Mil. Media General Inc's earnings before depreciation and amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2015 was $293 Mil. Therefore, Media General Inc's EV/EBITDA ratio for today is 14.56.

MEG' s EV/EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -38.7   Max: 36.9
Current: 13.53

-38.7
36.9

During the past 13 years, the highest EV/EBITDA Ratio of Media General Inc was 36.90. The lowest was -38.70. And the median was 9.30.

MEG's EV/EBITDA is ranked lower than
62% of the 526 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 9.76 vs. MEG: 13.53 )

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 $15.17. Media General Inc's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2015 was $-0.14. Therefore, Media General Inc's P/E Ratio for today is .

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)
=4270.004/293.305
=14.56

Media General Inc's current Enterprise Value is $4,270 Mil.
Media General Inc's Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2015 was 103.201 (Dec. 2014 ) + 75.365 (Mar. 2015 ) + 92.312 (Jun. 2015 ) + 22.427 (Sep. 2015 ) = $293 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)
=15.17/-0.14
=

Media General Inc's share price for today is $15.17.
Media General Inc's Earnings Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2015 was 0.29 (Dec. 2014 ) + -0.06 (Mar. 2015 ) + 0.01 (Jun. 2015 ) + -0.38 (Sep. 2015 ) = $-0.14.

* 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 7.488.139.07-0.9630.918.489.612.5739.8117.80

Media General Inc Quarterly Data

Jun13Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15
ev2ebitda 5.725.8839.8125.5021.1012.6917.8015.4212.7913.07
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