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Top 5 Companies in the Publishing Industry With the Highest EV/EBITDA Ratio (NWS, NWSA, NYT, MDP, SCHL)

By Amy Schwartz

Below are the three companies in the Publishing industry with the highest enterprise value to EBITDA (EV/EBITDA) ratios. EV/EBITDA is an important metric used in valuing comparable companies. It is capital structure neutral and generally the lower the ratio, the more undervalued the company is believed to be.

News Corp-Cl B ranks highest with a an EV/EBITDA ratio of 33.69. News Corp-Cl A is next with a an EV/EBITDA ratio of 32.46. New York Times-A ranks third highest with a an EV/EBITDA ratio of 29.75.

Meredith Corp follows with a an EV/EBITDA ratio of 17.93, and Scholastic Corp rounds out the top five with a an EV/EBITDA ratio of 7.95.

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