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Mine Safety Appliances is Among the Companies in the Office Services & Supplies Industry With the Highest EV/EBITDA Ratio (MSA, KNL, HNI, ACU, MLHR)

By David Diaz

Below are the three companies in the Office Services & Supplies 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.

Mine Safety Appliances ranks highest with a an EV/EBITDA ratio of 13.46. Following is Knoll with a an EV/EBITDA ratio of 10.55. HNI ranks third highest with a an EV/EBITDA ratio of 9.71.

Acme United follows with a an EV/EBITDA ratio of 9.48, and Herman Miller rounds out the top five with a an EV/EBITDA ratio of 8.22.

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Keywords: highest ev/ebitda ratio mine safety appliances knoll amex:acu acme united herman miller

Ticker(s): MSA KNL HNI MLHR