Advisory Board is Among the Companies in the Research and Consulting Services Industry With the Highest Debt to EBITDA Ratio (ABCO, DNB, VSEC, IHS, VRSK)
Below are the three companies in the Research and Consulting Services industry with the highest debt to EBITDA ratios. This ratio indicates how many years of EBITDA would be necessary in order to pay back all the debt (assuming Debt and EBITDA are constant). Typically, this ratio is considered to be alarming when it is greater than 3.0 but this can vary and should be looked at within the context of the industry.
Advisory Board ranks highest with a a debt to EBITDA ratio of 5.5. Dun & Bradstreet is next with a a debt to EBITDA ratio of 4.1. VSE ranks third highest with a a debt to EBITDA ratio of 4.0.
IHS Inc follows with a a debt to EBITDA ratio of 3.7, and Verisk Analytics rounds out the top five with a a debt to EBITDA ratio of 3.5.
SmarTrend recommended that subscribers consider buying shares of Advisory Board on March 21st, 2016 as our technology indicated a new Uptrend was in progress when shares hit $30.59. Since that recommendation, shares of Advisory Board have risen 37.3%. We continue to monitor Advisory Board for any potential shift so investors can protect gains and will alert SmarTrend subscribers immediately.
Keywords: highest debt to ebitda ratio advisory board dun & bradstreet vse IHS Inc verisk analytics