Today’s Public Software Valuation and Financial Performance: SEG Internet Index: Social Product Category

SEG’s Monthly Flash Reports track the financial performance and valuations of approximately 300 software companies, categorized in nearly 30 product categories across the on-premise software, SaaS and Internet sectors.  This post highlights the performance of the SEG-Internet Index Social product category as shown in the SEG May Monthly Flash Report.  To view the performance of dozens of other product categories, download the latest complimentary Monthly Flash Report here: http://www.softwareequity.com/research_flash_reports.aspx

 

In the month of May, the Social product category achieved a median EV/Revenue multiple of 6.9x, TTM Revenue Growth of 49.3%, and EBITDA Margin of 16.5%.  Notable companies outperforming their respective category include:

  • LinkedIn with a 18.4x EV/Revenue multiple
  • YY, Inc. with a 156.5% revenue growth
  • Mail.ru Group with a 42.8% EBITDA margin

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