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Alliance One International has the Highest Debt to EBITDA Ratio in the Tobacco Industry (AOI, VGR, RAI, PM, UVV)

By Nick Russo

Below are the three companies in the Tobacco 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.

Alliance One International ranks highest with a a debt to EBITDA ratio of 9.7. Vector Group is next with a a debt to EBITDA ratio of 3.7. Reynolds American ranks third highest with a a debt to EBITDA ratio of 2.7.

Philip Morris follows with a a debt to EBITDA ratio of 2.4, and Universal rounds out the top five with a a debt to EBITDA ratio of 2.0.

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Ticker(s): AOI VGR RAI PM UVV