Headwaters is Among the Companies in the Construction Materials Industry With the Highest Debt to EBITDA Ratio (HW, VMC, MLM, EXP, JHX)
Below are the three companies in the Construction Materials 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.
Headwaters ranks highest with a a debt to EBITDA ratio of 3.6. Vulcan Materials is next with a a debt to EBITDA ratio of 2.6. Martin Marietta Materials ranks third highest with a a debt to EBITDA ratio of 2.3.
Eagle Materials follows with a a debt to EBITDA ratio of 1.8, and James Hardie Industries rounds out the top five with a a debt to EBITDA ratio of 1.3.
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