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Medallia WACC %

:8.49 (As of Today)
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As of today (2022-07-01), Medallia's weighted average cost of capital is 8.49%. Medallia's ROIC % is -22.11% (calculated using TTM income statement data). Medallia earns returns that do not match up to its cost of capital. It will destroy value as it grows.

*Note: The beta of this company cannot be obtained because it has a price history shorter than 3 years. It will thus be set to 1 as default to calculate WACC.


Medallia WACC % Historical Data

The historical data trend for Medallia's WACC % 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
WACC %
- - 7.51 7.04

Medallia Quarterly Data
Jan18 Apr18 Jul18 Oct18 Jan19 Apr19 Jul19 Oct19 Jan20 Apr20 Jul20 Oct20 Jan21 Apr21 Jul21
WACC % 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 6.56 6.87 7.04 7.43 7.00

Competitive Comparison

For the Software - Application subindustry, Medallia's WACC %, along with its competitors' market caps and WACC % 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 WACC % Distribution

For the Software industry and Technology sector, Medallia's WACC % distribution charts can be found below:

* The bar in red indicates where Medallia's WACC % falls into.



Medallia WACC % Calculation

The weighted average cost of capital (WACC) is the rate that a company is expected to pay on average to all its security holders to finance its assets. The WACC is commonly referred to as the firm's cost of capital. Generally speaking, a company's assets are financed by debt and equity. WACC is the average of the costs of these sources of financing, each of which is weighted by its respective use in the given situation. By taking a weighted average, we can see how much interest the company has to pay for every dollar it finances.

WACC=E/(E + D)*Cost of Equity+D/(E + D)*Cost of Debt*(1 - Tax Rate)

1. Weights:
Generally speaking, a company's assets are financed by debt and equity. We need to calculate the weight of equity and the weight of debt.
The market value of equity (E) is also called "Market Cap". As of today, Medallia's market capitalization (E) is $5470.921 Mil.
The market value of debt is typically difficult to calculate, therefore, GuruFocus uses book value of debt (D) to do the calculation. It is simplified by adding the latest two-year average Short-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation and Long-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation together. As of Jul. 2021, Medallia's latest two-year average Short-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation was $10.1465 Mil and its latest two-year average Long-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation was $247.8475 Mil. The total Book Value of Debt (D) is $257.994 Mil.
a) weight of equity = E / (E + D) = 5470.921 / (5470.921 + 257.994) = 0.955
b) weight of debt = D / (E + D) = 257.994 / (5470.921 + 257.994) = 0.045

2. Cost of Equity:
GuruFocus uses Capital Asset Pricing Model (CAPM) to calculate the required rate of return. The formula is:
Cost of Equity = Risk-Free Rate of Return + Beta of Asset * (Expected Return of the Market - Risk-Free Rate of Return)
a) GuruFocus uses 10-Year Treasury Constant Maturity Rate as the risk-free rate. It is updated daily. The current risk-free rate is 2.88900000%. Please go to Economic Indicators page for more information. Please note that we use the 10-Year Treasury Constant Maturity Rate of the country/region where the company is headquartered. If the data for that country/region is not available, then we will use the 10-Year Treasury Constant Maturity Rate of the United States as default.
b) Beta is the sensitivity of the expected excess asset returns to the expected excess market returns. Medallia's beta cannot be obtained because it has a price history shorter than 3 years. It will thus be set to 1 as default to calculate WACC.
c) (Expected Return of the Market - Risk-Free Rate of Return) is also called market premium. GuruFocus requires market premium to be 6%.
Cost of Equity = 2.88900000% + 1 * 6% = 8.889%

3. Cost of Debt:
GuruFocus uses last fiscal year end Interest Expense divided by the latest two-year average debt to get the simplified cost of debt.
As of Jan. 2021, Medallia's interest expense (positive number) was $0 Mil. Its total Book Value of Debt (D) is $257.994 Mil.
Cost of Debt = 0 / 257.994 = 0%.

4. Multiply by one minus Average Tax Rate:
GuruFocus uses the latest two-year average tax rate to do the calculation. The calculated average tax rate is limited to between 0% and 100%. If the calculated average tax rate is higher than 100%, it is set to 100%. If the calculated average tax rate is less than 0%, it is set to 0%.
The latest Two-year Average Tax Rate is less than 0%, and it's set to 0%.

Medallia's Weighted Average Cost Of Capital (WACC) for Today is calculated as:

WACC=E / (E + D)*Cost of Equity+D / (E + D)*Cost of Debt*(1 - Tax Rate)
=0.955*8.889%+0.045*0%*(1 - 0%)
=8.49%

* 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.


Medallia  (NYSE:MDLA) WACC % Explanation

Because it costs money to raise capital. A firm that generates higher ROIC % than it costs the company to raise the capital needed for that investment is earning excess returns. A firm that expects to continue generating positive excess returns on new investments in the future will see its value increase as growth increases, whereas a firm that earns returns that do not match up to its cost of capital will destroy value as it grows.

As of today, Medallia's weighted average cost of capital is 8.49%. Medallia's ROIC % is -22.11% (calculated using TTM income statement data). Medallia earns returns that do not match up to its cost of capital. It will destroy value as it grows.

*Note: The beta of this company cannot be obtained because it has a price history shorter than 3 years. It will thus be set to 1 as default to calculate WACC.


Be Aware

1. GuruFocus uses book value of debt (D) to do the calculation. It is simplified by adding latest two-year average Short-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation and Long-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation together.

2. The WACC formula discussed above does not include Preferred Stock. Please adjust if preferred stock is considered.

3. (Expected Return of the Market - Risk-Free Rate of Return) is also called market premium. GuruFocus requires market premium to be 6%.

4. GuruFocus uses last fiscal year end Interest Expense divided by the latest two-year average debt to get the simplified cost of debt.


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Medallia Business Description

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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
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