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Top 5 Companies in the Health Care Services Industry With the Highest EV/EBITDA Ratio (CCRN, BEAT, AMED, AFAM, LDR)

By Shiri Gupta

Below are the three companies in the Health Care Services industry with the highest enterprise value to EBITDA (EV/EBITDA) ratios. EV/EBITDA is an important metric used in valuing comparable companies. It is capital structure neutral and generally the lower the ratio, the more undervalued the company is believed to be.

Cross Country Healthcare ranks highest with a an EV/EBITDA ratio of 42.17. CardioNet is next with a an EV/EBITDA ratio of 27.31. Amedisys ranks third highest with a an EV/EBITDA ratio of 22.91.

Almost Family follows with a an EV/EBITDA ratio of 19.14, and Landauer rounds out the top five with a an EV/EBITDA ratio of 14.63.

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Keywords: highest ev/ebitda ratio cross country healthcare cardionet Amedisys almost family landauer

Ticker(s): CCRN BEAT AMED AFAM LDR