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Highest Debt to EBITDA Ratio in the Internet Software & Services Industry Detected in Shares of Bazaarvoice Inc (BV, TWTR, RATE, GOGO, GTT)

By Shiri Gupta

Below are the three companies in the Internet Software & Services 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.

Bazaarvoice Inc ranks highest with a a debt to EBITDA ratio of 31.7. Following is Twitter Inc with a a debt to EBITDA ratio of 25.3. Bankrate Inc ranks third highest with a a debt to EBITDA ratio of 12.2.

Gogo Inc follows with a a debt to EBITDA ratio of 11.1, and Gtt Communicatio rounds out the top five with a a debt to EBITDA ratio of 9.0.

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Ticker(s): TWTR RATE GTT