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Ball Corp has the Highest Debt to EBITDA Ratio in the Metal & Glass Containers Industry (BLL, BERY, OI, SLGN, CCK)

By James Quinn

Below are the three companies in the Metal & Glass Containers 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.

Ball Corp ranks highest with a a debt to EBITDA ratio of 6.4. Following is Berry Global Gro with a a debt to EBITDA ratio of 5.2. Owens-Illinois ranks third highest with a a debt to EBITDA ratio of 5.0.

Silgan Holdings follows with a a debt to EBITDA ratio of 4.9, and Crown Holdings I rounds out the top five with a a debt to EBITDA ratio of 4.1.

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Keywords: highest debt to ebitda ratio ball corp berry global gro owens-illinois silgan holdings crown holdings i

Ticker(s): BLL BERY OI SLGN CCK