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Top 5 Companies in the Managed Health Care Industry With the Highest EV/EBITDA Ratio (HQY, UNH, WCG, ANTM, CI)

By Nick Russo

Below are the three companies in the Managed Health Care 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.

Healthequity Inc ranks highest with a an EV/EBITDA ratio of 58.95. Unitedhealth Grp is next with a an EV/EBITDA ratio of 14.13. Wellcare Health ranks third highest with a an EV/EBITDA ratio of 13.41.

Anthem Inc follows with a an EV/EBITDA ratio of 11.30, and Cigna Corp rounds out the top five with a an EV/EBITDA ratio of 8.72.

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Keywords: highest ev/ebitda ratio healthequity inc unitedhealth grp wellcare health anthem inc cigna corp

Ticker(s): HQY UNH WCG ANTM CI