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Highest Debt to EBITDA Ratio in the Railroads Industry Detected in Shares of Genesee & Wyomin (GWR, NSC, CSX, KSU, UNP)

By James Quinn

Below are the three companies in the Railroads 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.

Genesee & Wyomin ranks highest with a a debt to EBITDA ratio of 4.5. Following is Norfolk Southern with a a debt to EBITDA ratio of 2.4. Csx Corp ranks third highest with a a debt to EBITDA ratio of 2.4.

Kansas City Sout follows with a a debt to EBITDA ratio of 2.2, and Union Pac Corp rounds out the top five with a a debt to EBITDA ratio of 1.6.

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Keywords: highest debt to ebitda ratio genesee & wyomin Norfolk Southern csx corp kansas city sout union pac corp

Ticker(s): GWR NSC CSX KSU UNP