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Entergy has the Highest EV/EBITDA Ratio in the Electric Utilities Industry (ETR, AEP, PNM, MGEE, LNT)

By Amy Schwartz

Below are the three companies in the Electric Utilities 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.

Entergy ranks highest with a an EV/EBITDA ratio of 22.90. American Electric Power is next with a an EV/EBITDA ratio of 17.33. PNM Resources ranks third highest with a an EV/EBITDA ratio of 16.57.

MGE Energy follows with a an EV/EBITDA ratio of 15.52, and Alliant Energy rounds out the top five with a an EV/EBITDA ratio of 14.85.

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Keywords: highest ev/ebitda ratio entergy american electric power pnm resources mge energy alliant energy

Ticker(s): ETR AEP PNM MGEE LNT