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Highest EV/EBITDA Ratio in the Industrial Conglomerates Industry Detected in Shares of Raven Industries (RAVN, GE, ROP, MMM, HON)

By James Quinn

Below are the three companies in the Industrial Conglomerates 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.

Raven Industries ranks highest with a an EV/EBITDA ratio of 32.65. Following is General Electric with a an EV/EBITDA ratio of 24.84. Roper Industries ranks third highest with a an EV/EBITDA ratio of 22.72.

3M follows with a an EV/EBITDA ratio of 15.66, and Honeywell International rounds out the top five with a an EV/EBITDA ratio of 14.17.

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Keywords: highest ev/ebitda ratio raven industries General Electric roper industries 3M Honeywell International

Ticker(s): RAVN GE ROP MMM HON