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Highest Debt to EBITDA Ratio in the Diversified REITs Industry Detected in Shares of Istar Inc (STAR, IRET, RAS, NRF, LXP)

By Amy Schwartz

Below are the three companies in the Diversified REITs 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.

Istar Inc ranks highest with a a debt to EBITDA ratio of 21.9. Following is Investors Real with a a debt to EBITDA ratio of 16.8. Rait Financial T ranks third highest with a a debt to EBITDA ratio of 15.9.

Northstar Realty follows with a a debt to EBITDA ratio of 11.3, and Lexington Realty rounds out the top five with a a debt to EBITDA ratio of 8.3.

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Ticker(s): STAR IRET RAS NRF LXP