Charts: Valuing Internet Content & Community Stocks Based On Book Value & Tangible Book Value

by: Robert Zenilman

Rob Zenilman submits:
Price / Book Value ratios of stocks covered in the Internet Content & Community sector ranged from 40.2 (QPSA) down to 1.1 (NAPS), with a median value of 3.8.
Price / Tangible Book Value ratios ranged from 40.2 (QPSA) down to 1.6 (NAPS), with a median value of 8.0.

Tangible Book Value differs from Book Value by subtracting out the value of intangible assets from the equation Book Value = Assets - Liablilities. Examples of intangible assets are goodwill, patents, capitalized start-up expenses and deferred financing costs.


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Data in table version -- click on a ticker for opinion and analysis of the company:


07/17/06 Book Price/ Tangible Price/
Ticker Company $Close Value BV BV TBV
ADAM ADAM Inc. $5.92 $2.18 2.71 $1.84
3.23
ADBL Audible, Inc. $8.21 $2.32 3.53 $2.32
3.53
CNET CNET Networks Inc. $7.43 $1.74 4.26 $0.65
11.49
FCON Financialcontent Inc. $0.46 -$0.11 N/A -$0.15
N/A
HOLL Hollywood Media Corp. $3.75 $1.24 3.03 -$0.30
N/A
JRJC China Finance Online Co. $5.43 $3.29 1.65 $3.29
1.65
JUPM Jupitermedia Corp. $12.02 $6.18 1.94 -$0.98
N/A
KNOT Knot Inc. $19.58 $1.62 12.07 $1.23
15.87
LGBT PlanetOut Inc. $7.12 $3.11 2.29 $0.46
15.51
LNUX VA Software Corp. $3.58 $0.71 5.04 $0.71
5.04
NAPS Napster Inc. $2.97 $2.64 1.12 $1.85
1.60
NTES Netease.com Inc. $20.69 $2.59 7.97 $2.59
7.97
QPSA Quepasa Corp. $6.18 $0.15 40.17 $0.15
40.17
REDF Rediff.com India Ltd. $13.22 N/A N/A N/A
N/A
RNWK RealNetworks Inc. $9.72 $5.03 1.93 $4.14
2.35
SINA Sina Corp. $22.14 $6.18 3.58 $4.46
4.96
SNDA Shanda Interactive Entert $13.08 $3.44 3.81 $2.27
5.76
SOHU Sohu.com Inc. $22.15 $3.78 5.86 $2.11
10.48
TSCM TheStreet.com Inc. $10.49 $1.21 8.67 $1.12
9.40
WBMD WebMD Health Corp. $40.44 $5.39 7.51 $2.81
14.40
YHOO Yahoo! Inc. $31.84 $5.97 5.33 $3.55
8.98

Data: Capital IQ

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