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Relatively High Debt to EBITDA Ratio Detected in Shares of Beazer Homes Usa in the Homebuilding Industry (BZH, NWHM, CCS, WLH, LEN)

By Nick Russo

Below are the three companies in the Homebuilding 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.

Beazer Homes Usa ranks highest with a a debt to EBITDA ratio of 15.1. New Home Co Inc/ is next with a a debt to EBITDA ratio of 10.5. Century Communit ranks third highest with a a debt to EBITDA ratio of 8.9.

William Lyon-A follows with a a debt to EBITDA ratio of 8.7, and Lennar Corp-A rounds out the top five with a a debt to EBITDA ratio of 7.8.

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Ticker(s): BZH NWHM CCS WLH LEN