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Highest Debt to EBITDA Ratio in the Fertilizers & Agricultural Chemicals Industry Detected in Shares of Cf Industries Ho (CF, MOS, SMG, FMC, MON)

By Amy Schwartz

Below are the three companies in the Fertilizers & Agricultural Chemicals 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.

Cf Industries Ho ranks highest with a a debt to EBITDA ratio of 7.0. Following is Mosaic Co/The with a a debt to EBITDA ratio of 4.5. Scotts Miracle ranks third highest with a a debt to EBITDA ratio of 4.2.

Fmc Corp follows with a a debt to EBITDA ratio of 3.9, and Monsanto Co rounds out the top five with a a debt to EBITDA ratio of 2.6.

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Keywords: highest debt to ebitda ratio cf industries ho mosaic co/the scotts miracle fmc corp monsanto co

Ticker(s): CF MOS SMG FMC MON