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Highest Debt to EBITDA Ratio in the Leisure Products Industry Detected in Shares of Jakks Pacific (JAKK, MAT, PII, HAS, MCFT)

By Amy Schwartz

Below are the three companies in the Leisure Products 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.

Jakks Pacific ranks highest with a a debt to EBITDA ratio of 4.3. Following is Mattel Inc with a a debt to EBITDA ratio of 3.3. Polaris Inds ranks third highest with a a debt to EBITDA ratio of 2.5.

Hasbro Inc follows with a a debt to EBITDA ratio of 1.7, and Mcbc Holdings In rounds out the top five with a a debt to EBITDA ratio of 1.3.

SmarTrend recommended that its subscribers protect gains by selling shares of Jakks Pacific on October 5th, 2016 by issuing a Downtrend alert when the shares were trading at $8.45. Since that call, shares of Jakks Pacific have fallen 59.2%. We are now looking for when a new Uptrend will commence and will alert SmarTrend subscribers in real time.

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Ticker(s): JAKK MAT PII HAS MCFT