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Shares of Intelsat Sa Rank the Highest in Terms of Debt to EBITDA Ratio in the Alternative Carriers Industry (I, IRDM, ZAYO, LMOS, CCOI)

By James Quinn

Below are the three companies in the Alternative Carriers 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.

Intelsat Sa ranks highest with a a debt to EBITDA ratio of 8.9. Iridium Communic is next with a a debt to EBITDA ratio of 7.1. Zayo Group Holdi ranks third highest with a a debt to EBITDA ratio of 6.1.

Lumos Networks C follows with a a debt to EBITDA ratio of 5.9, and Cogent Communica rounds out the top five with a a debt to EBITDA ratio of 5.0.

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