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Digital World Acquisition EBITDA

: $-3.31 Mil (TTM As of Mar. 2022)
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Digital World Acquisition's EBITDA for the three months ended in Mar. 2022 was $-1.91 Mil. Its EBITDA for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2022 was $-3.31 Mil.

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Digital World Acquisition's EBITDA per Share for the three months ended in Mar. 2022 was $-0.05. Its EBITDA per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2022 was $-0.10.

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Digital World Acquisition EBITDA Historical Data

The historical data trend for Digital World Acquisition's EBITDA can be seen below:

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.

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Digital World Acquisition Annual Data
Trend Dec20 Dec21
EBITDA
- -1.39

Digital World Acquisition Quarterly Data
Mar21 Jun21 Sep21 Dec21 Mar22
EBITDA - - -0.16 -1.23 -1.91

Competitive Comparison

For the Shell Companies subindustry, Digital World Acquisition's EBITDA, along with its competitors' market caps and EBITDA data, can be viewed below:

* Competitive companies are chosen from companies within the same industry, with headquarter located in same country, with closest market capitalization; x-axis shows the market cap, and y-axis shows the term value; the bigger the dot, the larger the market cap. Note that "N/A" values will not show up in the chart.

   

Digital World Acquisition EBITDA Distribution

For the Diversified Financial Services industry and Financial Services sector, Digital World Acquisition's EBITDA distribution charts can be found below:

* The bar in red indicates where Digital World Acquisition's EBITDA falls into.


Earnings Before Interest, Taxes, Depreciation, and Amortization (EBITDA) is what the company earns before it expenses interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization.

Digital World Acquisition's EBITDA for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2021 is calculated as

Digital World Acquisition's EBITDA was directly provided by GuruFocus' data source Morningstar. For the fiscal year ended in Dec. 2021, Digital World Acquisition's EBITDA was $-1.39 Mil.

Digital World Acquisition's EBITDA for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2022 is calculated as

Digital World Acquisition's EBITDA was directly provided by GuruFocus' data source Morningstar. For the quarter ended in Mar. 2022, Digital World Acquisition's EBITDA was $-1.91 Mil.

EBITDA for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2022 adds up the quarterly data reported by the company within the most recent 12 months, which was $-3.31 Mil.

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.

Sometimes companies may have already deducted Depreciation and Amortization from Gross Profit. In this case Depreciation and Amortization needs to be added back when calculating EBITDA.

Digital World Acquisition  (NAS:DWAC) EBITDA Explanation

EBITDA is a cash flow measure that ignores changes in working capital. EBITDA minus Depreciation, and Amortization (DA) equals Operating Income. Operating Income is profit before interest and taxes. Of course, Interest and taxes need to be paid.

While depreciation and amortization expenses do not need to be paid in cash, assets - especially tangible assets - do need to be replaced over time. EBITDA is not a measure of profit in any sense. EBITDA is a measure of cash generation by a business where the uses of that cash may be more or less discretionary depending on the nature of the business.

The EBITDA of a TV station is largely discretionary. Owners may use much of the EBITDA generated by a TV station as they see fit. The EBITDA of a railroad is largely non-discretionary. Owners must use much of the EBITDA generated by a railroad to replace the physical assets of the railroad or the business will literally fall apart over time.

EBITDA can be thought of as the cash a business generates that is available to:

Add more inventory
Add more receivables
Replace property, plant, and equipment
Add more property, plant, and equipment
Pay interest
Pay taxes
And finally: pay owners

EBITDA is widely used in financial analysis because Depreciation and Amortization are not present day cash expenses.. Depreciation and amortization are the spreading out of the costs of assets over the time in which those assets provide benefits. Today's depreciation and amortization expenses relate to assets bought in the past. The assets being expensed may or may not need to be replaced in the future. And the cost to replace the assets may be more or less than it was in the past. For this reason, the depreciation and amortization expenses a company records in the present year may have no relationship to the actual cash costs needed to maintain its assets in future years.

A company's depreciation expense depends on both its expectations about the assets it owns and its choice of accounting methods. Two companies owning identical assets may have different depreciation expenses because they have different expectations about the useful lives of those assets and because they make different accounting choices.

Analysts use EBITDA to remove this element of personal choice from a company's accounting statements. The use of EBITDA is an attempt to make the results of different companies more comparable and uniform.


Be Aware

Although depreciation is not a cash cost it is a real business cost because the company has to pay for the fixed assets when they purchase them. Both Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger hate the idea of EBITDA because in this calculation, depreciation is not counted as an expense.

EBITDA over Revenue is a good metric for comparing the operating efficiencies between companies because EBITDA is less vulnerable to companies' accounting choices. For this reason, EBITDA is used in ranking the Predictability of Companies. Also Price-to-EBITDA is sometimes used in valuations.


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Digital World Acquisition Business Description

Digital World Acquisition logo
Industry
Traded in Other Exchanges
Address
78 SW 7th Street, Miami, FL, USA, 33130
Website
Digital World Acquisition Corp is a blank check company.
Executives
Barclays Plc 10 percent owner 1 CHURCHILL PLACE CANARY WHARF LONDON X0 E14 5HP
Orlando Patrick Francis director, 10 percent owner, officer: CEO and Chairman 212 E 48TH STREET - PHB NEW YORK NY 10017
Shaner Justin director 2000 S BAYSHORE DR UNIT 20 MIAMI FL 33133
Swider Eric director 2000 S BAYSHORE DR UNIT 20 MIAMI FL 33133
Veloso Rodrigo director 78 SW 7TH STREET MIAMI FL 33130
Garelick Bruce J. director 78 SW 7TH STREET MIAMI FL 33130
Montie Jacobson director 78 SW 7TH STREET MIAMI FL 33130
Orleans-braganza Luiz officer: Chief Financial Officer 78 SW 7TH STREET MIAMI FL 33130
Arc Global Investments Ii Llc 10 percent owner 78 SW 7TH STREET MIAMI FL 33130

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