IFB294: Explaining Multiple Expansion and It’s Impact on Value

Welcome to the Investing for Beginners podcast! Today’s episode will be all about multiple expansion- what it means and how it will impact the business you’re investing in! The “multiples” term is always being thrown around by talking heads on tv and people in the investing community and we know how it can be confusing at times especially for beginners so listen on as we discuss each facet of it. Let’s go!

Timestamps of the episode:

-What a “multiple” term mean in the investing word. [01:54]

-The importance of knowing the driver behind every multiple expansion. [04:33]

-How market expectations are baked into the multiples of a business. [05:45]

-Other impact drivers that can move a business’s multiple expansion. [09:02]

-If there’s multiple expansion, there exists also a compression. $META being the prime recent example. [14:40]

-How the price to book ratio can be a good multiple to gauge cyclical businesses. [21:14] 

-The dangers of being fixated on the multiple expansion/compression game. [23:50]

-Value investors are also victims of the multiples game. [28:30]

Note: Timestamps may differ and are approximate, depending on your podcast player.

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