The size of the bubbles represents the size of the industry's median sale multiple. The larger the bubble, the larger the multiple.

Companies in industries that appear above the diagonal line sell at a premium to annual revenue. Those that fall below the line sell at a discount to annual revenue.

The horizontal axis measures median annual revenue. The vertical axis measures median sale price.

premium zone

discount zone

The priciest industries can be found in the chart's upper right region.

The least expensive industries are in the lower left region.