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Amc Entertainmen has the Highest Debt to EBITDA Ratio in the Movies & Entertainment Industry (AMC, VIA, VIAB, RDI, RGC)

By David Diaz

Below are the three companies in the Movies & Entertainment 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.

Amc Entertainmen ranks highest with a a debt to EBITDA ratio of 9.0. Following is Viacom Inc-A with a a debt to EBITDA ratio of 5.2. Viacom Inc-B ranks third highest with a a debt to EBITDA ratio of 5.2.

Reading Intl-A follows with a a debt to EBITDA ratio of 4.0, and Regal Entertai-A rounds out the top five with a a debt to EBITDA ratio of 3.9.

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Keywords: highest debt to ebitda ratio amc entertainmen viacom inc-a viacom inc-b amex:rdi reading intl-a regal entertai-a

Ticker(s): AMC VIA VIAB RGC