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Description: In Uber’s earnings report last week, the acronym EBITDA showed up 42 times. Pinterest used it 25 times the same day. The term showed up 33 times in Lyft’s report this week, while Yelp included it 39 times in its earnings release after the close of trading on Thursday.

Source: CNBC.com – video report

Date: Feb 15, 2020

Link: https://www.cnbc.com/2020/02/15/why-ebitda-earnings-are-used-by-so-tech-companies-like-uber-and-yelp.html?__source=iosappshare%7Ccom.apple.UIKit.activity.Mail

Questions for discussion:

  • What does EBITDA really mean and why is it controversial?
  • How should investors use EBITDA reporting?

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