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Highest Debt to EBITDA Ratio in the Health Care Equipment Industry Detected in Shares of Insulet (PODD, ARAY, IVC, HRC, BSX)

By James Quinn

Below are the three companies in the Health Care Equipment 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.

Insulet ranks highest with a a debt to EBITDA ratio of 76.6. Accuray is next with a a debt to EBITDA ratio of 25.8. Invacare ranks third highest with a a debt to EBITDA ratio of 16.0.

Hill-Rom Holdings follows with a a debt to EBITDA ratio of 11.1, and Boston Scientific rounds out the top five with a a debt to EBITDA ratio of 7.3.

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Ticker(s): PODD ARAY IVC HRC BSX