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Shares of Great Lakes Dred Rank the Highest in Terms of EV/EBITDA Ratio in the Construction & Engineering Industry (GLDD, HCHC, NVEE, JEC, IESC)

By James Quinn

Below are the three companies in the Construction & Engineering 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.

Great Lakes Dred ranks highest with a an EV/EBITDA ratio of 28.36. Following is Hc2 Holdings Inc with a an EV/EBITDA ratio of 25.78. Nv5 Global Inc ranks third highest with a an EV/EBITDA ratio of 20.21.

Jacobs Engin Grp follows with a an EV/EBITDA ratio of 18.49, and Ies Holdings Inc rounds out the top five with a an EV/EBITDA ratio of 13.71.

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Ticker(s): GLDD HCHC NVEE JEC IESC