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Highest Debt to EBITDA Ratio in the Hotels, Resorts & Cruise Lines Industry Detected in Shares of Red Lion Hotels (RLH, MAR, RCL, CHH, WYN)

By James Quinn

Below are the three companies in the Hotels, Resorts & Cruise Lines 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.

Red Lion Hotels ranks highest with a a debt to EBITDA ratio of 7.1. Following is Marriott International with a a debt to EBITDA ratio of 5.5. Royal Caribbean Cruises ranks third highest with a a debt to EBITDA ratio of 4.0.

Choice Hotels International follows with a a debt to EBITDA ratio of 3.4, and Wyndham Worldwide 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 red lion hotels Marriott International royal caribbean cruises choice hotels international wyndham worldwide

Ticker(s): RLH MAR RCL CHH WYN