Today’s Public Software Valuation and Financial Performance: The 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 SEG Internet Index – Social product category as shown in the SEG January 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 December, the Social product category achieved a median EV/Revenue multiple of 17.0x, TTM Revenue Growth of 56.9%, and EBITDA Margin of 12.1%.  Notable companies outperforming their respective category include:

  • Twitter, Inc. with a 64.7x EV/Revenue multiple
  • YY, Inc. with a 121.9% revenue growth
  • Facebook with a 47.5% EBITDA margin

SEG Internet Index – Social, Internet, Social, Public, Valuations, Financial Performance, Facebook, Linkedin, group, Renren Inc., Twitter, Yelp, YY Inc.

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