Relatively High Debt to EBITDA Ratio Detected in Shares of Kindred Healthcare in the Health Care Facilities Industry (KND, BKD, CSU, THC, ACHC)
Below are the three companies in the Health Care Facilities 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.
Kindred Healthcare ranks highest with a a debt to EBITDA ratio of 11.8. Brookdale Senior Living is next with a a debt to EBITDA ratio of 10.9. Capital Senior Living ranks third highest with a a debt to EBITDA ratio of 8.9.
Tenet Healthcare follows with a a debt to EBITDA ratio of 7.7, and Acadia Healthcare rounds out the top five with a a debt to EBITDA ratio of 6.9.
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