Today’s Public Software Valuation and Financial Performance: The SEG Internet Index – Content & Media 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 August, the Content & Media product category achieved a median EV/Revenue multiple of 2.8x, TTM Revenue Growth of 10.8%, and EBITDA Margin of 13.7%.  Notable companies outperforming their respective category include:

  • Shutterstock, Inc. with a 8.1x EV/Revenue multiple
  • Youku with a 42.0% revenue growth
  • Xunlei Limited with a 19.8% EBITDA margin

SEG Internet Index – Content & Media, Internet, Content & Media, Public, Valuations, Financial Performance, AOL Inc., DemandMedia, InterActiveCorp, Netflix, Pandora, Shutterstock,, WebMD Health Corp., XO Group, Xunlei Limited, Yahoo! Inc., Youku

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