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Q3 2009 Business Valuation Data

 

 

Sell My Kissimmee, FL Business

We just received the latest Kissimmee, Florida small business valuation trend data for Third Quarter 2009.

Median Ask Prices for Kissimmee, FL Businesses

If you are interested in trends in business-for-sale asking prices, here are the median asking prices for businesses in the Orlando-Kissimmee, FL metro area for the last 11 quarters.

Quarter

Median Ask

Q1 2007

$180,000

Q2 2007

$175,000

Q3 2007

$185,000

Q4 2007

$190,000

Q1 2008

$190,000

Q2 2008

$195,000

Q3 2008

$199,000

Q4 2008

$199,900

Q1 2009

$194,000

Q2 2009

$199,000

Q3 2009

$195,000

As you can see from the chart above, Kissimmee business-for-sale listings in Q3 2009 had a median asking price of $195,000.

That compares to a median ask price of $199,000 in Q3 2008. Given that Kissimmee, FL median business asking prices appear to be dropping, it suggests that selling Kissimmee businesses may be lowering their prices to make their businesses more attractive to buyers.

Revenue Multiples for Kissimmee, FL Businesses

Here is how median revenue multiples are trending in the Kissimmee area, based on BizBuySell.com's economic data.

Quarter

Revenue Multiple

Q1 2007

0.93

Q2 2007

0.82

Q3 2007

0.88

Q4 2007

0.87

Q1 2008

0.86

Q2 2008

0.88

Q3 2008

0.87

Q4 2008

0.84

Q1 2009

0.89

Q2 2009

0.87

Q3 2009

0.89

In the Orlando-Kissimmee, FL metro area, small companies will typically sell for 0.89 times the selling company's revenues. The data from BizBuySell.com indicates that is the mean revenue multiple for Q3 2009 in this part of the country.

In other words, a business that has revenues of $150,000 might list for $133,970. Remember, however, that this is just an average for revenue multiples in the area. Some firms will have higher revenue multiples and others will have lower revenue multiples.

According to BizBuySell.com, the median revenues for its Kissimmee business-for-sale listings was $330,000 in Q3 2009.

As a reference point, the Q3 2008 revenue multiple was 0.87 and the median revenue for listed Kissimmee businesses was $337,000.

Cash Flow Multiples for Kissimmee, FL Businesses

The table below shows how cash flow multiples are trending in the Kissimmee area, based on BizBuySell.com's quarterly reports.

Quarter

Median Cash
Flow Multiple

Q1 2007

3.03

Q2 2007

2.79

Q3 2007

3.02

Q4 2007

2.93

Q1 2008

2.98

Q2 2008

2.98

Q3 2008

3.01

Q4 2008

2.97

Q1 2009

3.05

Q2 2009

3.06

Q3 2009

3.07

As you probably know, cash flow multiples are another common way to value a business.

For Q3 2009, the average cash flow multiple for listed businesses in the Orlando-Kissimmee, FL metro area was 3.07.

So, a company with cash flows of $110,000 might list for $337,778. That's only if the firm complies with the local average. Actual cash flow multiples are based on business specifics.

If you are interested in what cash flows are for a business in Kissimmee, BizBuySell.com reports that the median cash flow for Kissimmee area businesses was $82,000 in Q3 2009. In Q3 2008, Kissimmee cash flow multiples averaged 3.01 and the median cash flow was $88,843.

Number of Kissimmee Businesses for Sale in the Dataset

The study data comprised 845 listings in the Orlando-Kissimmee, FL metro area. Many of the businesses in the dataset are outside of Kissimmee, but they are in the area and so are likely representative of Kissimmee business valuations.

One year ago, in Q3 2008, the BizBuySell.com dataset for Kissimmee spanned 1036 listings. In a market where you would think fewer business owners would be selling, it's a bit surprising to see more Kissimmee business-for-sale listings.

Can I Sell My Kissimmee, FL Business Now?

You can sell a business in any market if you know what you are doing. If you wait for the perfect time to sell a business, you may find that that perfect time never comes. This advice comes from Domenic Rinaldi, managing partner of Chicagoland Sunbelt, a leading business brokerage firm.

Business Valuations for Kissimmee, FL Businesses

If you are contemplating buying a business or selling a business and would like to look at completed transaction sale price comparables in the area, we recommend the BizBuySell.com Business Valuation Tool. Based on your specific criteria, you can modify the company dataset that creates business valuation estimates. Access to the tool is very reasonable -- costing less than $100.

BizBuySell.com's Quarterly Reports

The BizBuySell Insight Report is a nationally-recognized economic report that tracks trends in the business-for-sale marketplace. If you find these trends interesting, take a moment to visit BizBuySell.com Insights Report for more information.

 

 

 

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