Today’s Public Software Valuation and Financial Performance: SEG Internet Index: Content & Media 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 Content & Media product category as shown in the SEG September Monthly Flash Report.  To view the performance of dozens of other product categories, download the latest complimentary Monthly Flash Report here:


In the month of September, the Content & Media product category achieved a median EV/Revenue multiple of 2.7x, TTM Revenue Growth of 14.1%, and EBITDA Margin of 15.9%.  Notable companies outperforming their respective category include:

  • Shutterstock, Inc. with a 7.8x EV/Revenue multiple
  • Youku with a 95.8% revenue growth
  • Yahoo! Inc. with a 26.6% EBITDA margin

AOL, DemandMedia, InterActiveCorp, Netflix, Pandora, XO Group, WebMD Health Group

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