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  1. Why can you use Equity Value / Revenue but not Equity Value / EBITDA?

    I understand that you don't really use equity value / EBITDA because you're comparing apples to oranges (Eq. val. is available to only shareholders while ebitda is available to all investors). But if that's the case, then why is it that you ...

    7 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 22 2015 - 11:16am -

  2. Why can't you use private companies as part of your public company comperables analysis?

    I understand that it wouldn't make sense to use a private company in your calc of cost of eq or wacc BC private companies don't have values for market cap or beta, but why couldn't you use private companies in public comps? Is it just becau ...

    5 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 11 2015 - 5:00pm -

  3. Comparable Analysis Question

    This might look very fundamental but other sources didn't give me a very precise answer. when doing a public comps, a person choose comparable firms, multiples and benchmark them. Then, he/she compares the size, performance, multiples of the firms an ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 11 2014 - 9:10pm -

  4. [Question] comparable companies analysis

    I'm looking at public comps for a private company and calculating their forward multiples. However, some companies have different fiscal year ends. I'm wondering if some adjustments are needed, or if I can just use the expected revenue/ebitda fo ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 3 2014 - 9:10pm -

  5. What Are Public Comparable Companies?

    Public comparable companies are one part of comparable analysis. It is the analysis of publicly traded companies operating in a similar sector and location to the valuation company, usually with similar levels of revenue and market capitalization. Determi ...

    0 comments - silver bananas - Apr 23 2012 - 9:30am -