Summarized below are estimates of the relative valuations of some public companies that have significant hosting operations. Please be aware that a number of these companies have other businesses that may also affect their valuations. (All data was taken from publicly available financial information and please see this post for how we calculate Enterprise Value.) If you wish to get a sense for changes to valuations over time, here is a link to some of our past valuation summaries.
|As of 2/25/2015|
|Annualized||EntValue||Enterprise Value /|
|Wix||$ 166||$ 915||5.5||Neg.|
|Internap||$ 337||$ 901||2.7||9.9|
|Web.Com Group||$ 538||$ 1,852||3.4||12.4|
|Endurance Int'l||$ 688||$ 4,049||5.9||16.3|
|Rackspace||$ 1,890||$ 7,320||3.9||11.1|
* - The financial data for most of the above companies is based on their press releases and is as of 12/31/2014. We will update the valuations when the companies make their SEC filings and more of the European hosters have released results.
As always, please feel free to contact us if you have any comments, or questions.
Cheval Capital, Inc.
Disclaimer: This post is for general information purposes and is not meant to be taken as financial advice, a recommendation to buy or sell the stocks mentioned above, a comprehensive discussion of valuation or how to do the calculations discussed. Please be sure to consult your financial advisors when valuing your company, considering the sale of your business or making other financial decisions.
Author: Hillary Stiff is Managing Director of Cheval Capital. She has been an investment banker and CFO, completing M&A transactions and arranging financing for a number of companies including NTT/Verio, The Endurance International Group and Web.Com among many others. She has helped complete over 270 successful web hosting, ISP and related transactions and distributes a list of hosting and related companies that are