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Fox (FOX) EBITDA : $2,948 Mil (TTM As of Mar. 2024)


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What is Fox EBITDA?

Fox's EBITDA for the three months ended in Mar. 2024 was $1,158 Mil. Its EBITDA for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2024 was $2,948 Mil.

During the past 12 months, the average EBITDA Growth Rate of Fox was 21.00% per year. During the past 3 years, the average EBITDA Growth Rate was 6.10% per year. During the past 5 years, the average EBITDA Growth Rate was 1.50% per year. Please click Growth Rate Calculation Example (GuruFocus) to see how GuruFocus calculates Wal-Mart Stores Inc (WMT)'s revenue growth rate. You can apply the same method to get the EBITDA Growth Rate using EBITDA data.

During the past 8 years, the highest 3-Year average EBITDA Growth Rate of Fox was 14.90% per year. The lowest was -4.90% per year. And the median was 6.10% per year.

Fox's EBITDA per Share for the three months ended in Mar. 2024 was $2.44. Its EBITDA per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2024 was $6.04.

During the past 12 months, the average EBITDA per Share Growth Rate of Fox was 36.40% per year. During the past 3 years, the average EBITDA per Share Growth Rate was 11.50% per year. During the past 5 years, the average EBITDA per Share Growth Rate was 4.70% per year. Please click Growth Rate Calculation Example (GuruFocus) to see how GuruFocus calculates Wal-Mart Stores Inc (WMT)'s revenue growth rate. You can apply the same method to get the EBITDA per share growth rate using EBITDA per Share data.

During the past 8 years, the highest 3-Year average EBITDA per Share Growth Rate of Fox was 16.50% per year. The lowest was -4.70% per year. And the median was 9.10% per year.


Fox EBITDA Historical Data

The historical data trend for Fox'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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Fox EBITDA Chart

Fox Annual Data
Trend Jun16 Jun17 Jun18 Jun19 Jun20 Jun21 Jun22 Jun23
EBITDA
Get a 7-Day Free Trial 2,639.00 2,091.00 3,613.00 2,434.00 2,496.00

Fox Quarterly Data
Jun19 Sep19 Dec19 Mar20 Jun20 Sep20 Dec20 Mar21 Jun21 Sep21 Dec21 Mar22 Jun22 Sep22 Dec22 Mar23 Jun23 Sep23 Dec23 Mar24
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Competitive Comparison of Fox's EBITDA

For the Entertainment subindustry, Fox's EV-to-EBITDA, along with its competitors' market caps and EV-to-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.


Fox's EV-to-EBITDA Distribution in the Media - Diversified Industry

For the Media - Diversified industry and Communication Services sector, Fox's EV-to-EBITDA distribution charts can be found below:

* The bar in red indicates where Fox's EV-to-EBITDA falls into.


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

Fox's EBITDA for the fiscal year that ended in Jun. 2023 is calculated as

Fox's EBITDA was directly provided by GuruFocus' data source Morningstar. For the fiscal year ended in Jun. 2023, Fox's EBITDA was $2,496 Mil.

Fox's EBITDA for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2024 is calculated as

Fox's EBITDA was directly provided by GuruFocus' data source Morningstar. For the quarter ended in Mar. 2024, Fox's EBITDA was $1,158 Mil.

EBITDA for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2024 adds up the quarterly data reported by the company within the most recent 12 months, which was $2,948 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.

Fox  (NAS:FOX) 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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Fox (FOX) Business Description

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Address
1211 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY, USA, 10036
Fox represents the assets not sold to Disney by predecessor firm, Twenty First Century Fox, in 2019. The remaining assets include Fox News, the FOX broadcast network, FS1 and FS2, Fox Business, Big Ten Network, 28 owned and operated local television stations of which 17 are affiliated with the Fox Network, Tubi, and the Fox Studios lot. Since the Disney sale, Fox has acquired other related and unrelated assets including Credible Labs, a consumer fintech firm. The Murdoch family continues to control the successor firm, which represents a large-scale bet on the value of live sports and news in the U.S. market.
Executives
Keith Rupert Murdoch director, officer: Chairman C/O FOX CORPORATION, 1211 AVENUE OF THE AMERICAS, NEW YORK NY 10036
Viet D Dinh officer: Chief Legal and Policy Officer GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY LAW CENTER, 600 NEW JERSEY AVENUE NW, WASHINGTON DC 20001
Lachlan K Murdoch director, officer: Executive Chairman, CEO C/O NEWS AMERICA INCORPORATED, 1211 AVENUE OF THE AMERICAS, NEW YORK NY 10036
John Nallen officer: Chief Operating Officer C/O NEWS AMERICA INCORPORATED, 1211 AVENUE OF THE AMERICAS, NEW YORK NY 10036
Roland A Hernandez director 300 NORTH SAN RAFAEL AVE, PASADENA CA 91105
Jacques A Nasser director
Chase Carey director C/O NEWS AMERICA INCORPORATED, 1211 AVENUE OF THE AMERICAS, NEW YORK NY 10036
Steven Tomsic officer: Chief Financial Officer 1211 AVENUE OF THE AMERICAS, NEW YORK NY 10036
Paul D Ryan director 1211 AVENUE OF THE AMERICAS, NEW YORK NY 10036
Anne Dias director 1211 AVENUE OF THE AMERICAS, NEW YORK NY 10036
Cruden Financial Services Llc 10 percent owner C/O MCDONALD CARANO WILSON LLP, 100 LIBERTY STREET, RENO NV 89501
Murdoch Family Trust 10 percent owner C/O MCDONALD CARANO WILSON LLP, 100 LIBERTY STREET, RENO NV 89501
Twenty-first Century Fox, Inc. 10 percent owner 1211 AVENUE OF THE AMERICAS, NEW YORK NY 10036

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