The Diamondbacks Are Worth How Much?

According to Forbes the Diamondbacks have held steady as the 20th ranked franchise in MLB with an estimated value of $396 million. I am sure they are willing to share some of their profits with the citizens who financed their park like the Coyotes would do if their new deal isn't killed.

No? Oh, well. At least they have a nice home to play in.

How Much Are The Diamondbacks Worth? - AZ Snake Pit
Forbes magazine have come out with their annual Business of Baseball survey. The Diamondbacks are ranked 20th, which is the same spot as last season, with a total estimated value of $396 million, up 4% on the previous year's figure. That increase is slightly below the median change of 6%, but there are some interesting wrinkles for Arizona in this year's books.

Full listings for all 30 teams after the jump.

 

Rank Team Current Value ($ mil) 1-year Value Change (%) Debt/Value (%) Revenue ($ mil) Operating Income ($ mil)
1 New York Yankees 1,700 6 4 427 25.7
2 Boston Red Sox 912 5 26 272 -1.1
3 Los Angeles Dodgers 800 10 54 246 32.8
4 Chicago Cubs 773 6 75 258 23.4
5 New York Mets 747 -13 60 233 -6.2
6 Philadelphia Phillies 609 13 29 239 8.9
7 San Francisco Giants 563 16 21 230 29.9
8 Texas Rangers 561 25 66 206 22.6
9 LA Angels of Anaheim 554 6 10 222 11.8
10 Chicago White Sox 526 13 8 210 27.6
11 St. Louis Cardinals 518 6 53 207 19.8
12 Minnesota Twins 490 21 20 213 26.5
13 Atlanta Braves 482 7 0 201 22.2
14 Houston Astros 474 5 12 197 14.4
15 Seattle Mariners 449 2 15 204 9.9
16 Washington Nationals 417 8 60 194 36.6
17 Colorado Rockies 414 8 19 188 16.3
18 Baltimore Orioles 411 9 37 175 25.5
19 San Diego Padres 406 0 49 159 37.2
20 Arizona Diamondbacks 396 4 25 180 6.2
21 Detroit Tigers 385 3 55 192 -29.1
22 Milwaukee Brewers 376 7 32 179 12.4
23 Cincinnati Reds 375 13 11 179 20.1
24 Florida Marlins 360 13 40 143 20.2
25 Cleveland Indians 353 -10 31 168 12.1
26 Kansas City Royals 351 3 14 160 10.3
27 Toronto Blue Jays 337 3 0 168 3.6
28 Tampa Bay Rays 331 5 35 166 6.8
29 Oakland Athletics 307 4 29 161 23.2
30 Pittsburgh Pirates 304 5 42 160 26.4

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