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YouTube Valuation: The Video-Sharing Platform Could Be Worth $160 Billion
It’s been a busy few weeks for YouTube. On May 16, 2018, the platform announced two new services: the replacement of YouTube Red with YouTube Premium and YouTube Music. In the days following, investment bank and financial services company Morgan Stanley pegged YouTube’s worth at $160 billion.
In its earning calls, parent company Alphabet doesn't extricate YouTube's earning from Google's. However, Google’s market capitalization is estimated at $742 billion. If YouTube’s $160 billion valuation is accurate it could account for more than one-fourth of Google’s total value.
The valuation estimate also sets YouTube’s worth as greater than a number of business giants. According to Business Insider, YouTube’s worth surpasses Disney’s market cap of $155 billion, Comcast’s of $150 billion, and Netflix’s of $141 billion. In the following post, we’ll explore facts and figures supporting YouTube’s value and delve into its two new features that could contribute to its continued financial success.Read More>>