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Medallia Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) %

: -3.25% (As of Jul. 2021)
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Medallia's Enterprise Value for the quarter that ended in Jul. 2021 was $5,551.3 Mil. Medallia's EBIT for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jul. 2021 was $-180.3 Mil. Medallia's Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) for the quarter that ended in Jul. 2021 was -3.25%.

The historical rank and industry rank for Medallia's Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) % or its related term are showing as below:

MDLA' s Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -8.36   Med: -3.29   Max: -1.99
Current: -3.23

During the past 4 years, the highest Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) of Medallia was -1.99%. The lowest was -8.36%. And the median was -3.29%.

MDLA's Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) % is not ranked
in the Software industry.
Industry Median: 1.34 vs MDLA: -3.23

Joel Greenblatt's definition of earnings yield has the same problems the regular earnings yield does. It does not consider the growth of the company. It only looks at one-year's business operation. For cyclical companies, the earnings yield is usually highest at the peak of the business cycle. But these earnings are rarely sustainable.

A better indicator of the attractiveness of an investment which takes growth into account is the Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) %. Medallia's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % for the quarter that ended in Jul. 2021 was 0.00%. The Forward Rate of Return uses the normalized Free Cash Flow of the past seven years, and considers growth. The forward rate of return can be thought of as the return that investors buying the stock today can expect from it in the future.


Medallia Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) % Historical Data

The historical data trend for Medallia's Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) % 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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Medallia Annual Data
Trend Jan18 Jan19 Jan20 Jan21
Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) %
- - -3.39 -2.20

Medallia Quarterly Data
Jan18 Apr18 Jul18 Oct18 Jan19 Apr19 Jul19 Oct19 Jan20 Apr20 Jul20 Oct20 Jan21 Apr21 Jul21
Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) % Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only -3.37 -3.16 -2.20 -3.27 -3.25

Competitive Comparison

For the Software - Application subindustry, Medallia's Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) %, along with its competitors' market caps and Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) % 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.

   

Medallia Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) % Distribution

For the Software industry and Technology sector, Medallia's Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) % distribution charts can be found below:

* The bar in red indicates where Medallia's Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) % falls into.



Medallia Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) % Calculation

In his book, The Little That Beat the Market, hedge fund manager Joel Greenblatt defines Earnings Yield as operating income divided by enterprise value.

Medallias Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) for the fiscal year that ended in Jan. 2021 is calculated as

Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt)=EBIT/Enterprise Value
=-138.028/6261.617
=-2.20 %

Medallia's EBIT for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jul. 2021 adds up the quarterly data reported by the company within the most recent 12 months, which was $-180.3 Mil.



Medallia  (NYSE:MDLA) Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) % Explanation

Joel Greenblatt defines the earnings yield using the above equation because it more accurately reflects the company's profitability relative to its stock price. Items like interest payment and tax etc. are not directly related to the company's operational profitability.

Enterprise Value instead of market cap (share price) is used in the calculation because it is the real price stock and bond investors together pay for the company.


Be Aware

Joel Greenblatt's definition of earnings yield has the same problems the regular earnings yield does. It does not consider the growth of the company. It only looks at one-year's business operation. For cyclical companies, the earnings yield is usually highest at the peak of the business cycle. But these earnings are rarely sustainable.

Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % based on Don Yacktman's definition is a better measure of the expected rate of return for a stock.


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Medallia Business Description

Medallia logo
Industry
Technology » Software NAICS : 511210 SIC : 7379
Traded in Other Exchanges
N/A
Address
575 Market Street, Suite 1850, San Francisco, CA, USA, 94105
Medallia Inc is a software company. Its SaaS platform, the Medallia Experience Cloud, captures experience data from signal fields emitted by customers and employees. It utilizes AI technology to analyze structured and unstructured data from these signal fields across human, digital and internet of things, or IoT, interactions. The company provides solutions to various industries including Automotive, Healthcare, Hospitality, Insurance, and Retail among others.
Executives
Stretch Leslie director, officer: President & CEO 4140 DUBLIN BLVD SUITE 400 DUBLIN CA 94568
Ottosson Mikael J officer: EVP & Chief Technology Officer C/O MEDALLIA INC 575 MARKET STREET SUITE 1850 SAN FRANCISCO CA 94105
Oulman Roxanne officer: CFO and EVP 4140 DUBLIN BOULEVARD SUITE 400 DUBLIN CA 94568
Duan Jimmy C. officer: EVP & Chief Customer Officer 4140 DUBLIN BLVD SUITE 400 DUBLIN CA 94568
Meresman Stanley J director 2071 HUNTINGTON LANE LOS ALTOS CA 94024
Hald Borge director C/O MEDALLIA INC 575 MARKET STREET SUITE 1850 SAN FRANCISCO CA 94105
Pressman Amy E director C/O MEDALLIA INC 575 MARKET STREET SUITE 1850 SAN FRANCISCO CA 94105
Walske Steven director C/O PARAMETRIC TECHNOLOGY CORP 128 TECHNOLOGY DR WALTHAM MA 02154
White James D director 500 W. MONROE ST., 28TH FLOOR ADTALEM GLOBAL EDUCATION CHICAGO IL 60661
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Leone Douglas M director, 10 percent owner C/O SEQUOIA CAPITAL 2800 SAND HILL RD, SUITE 101 MENLO PARK CA 94025
Kilgore Leslie J director 100 WINCHESTER CIRCLE LOS GATOS CA 95032
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