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Shares of Tronox Ltd-Cl A Rank the Highest in Terms of Debt to EBITDA Ratio in the Commodity Chemicals Industry (TROX, OLN, KOP, CCC, WLK)

By Nick Russo

Below are the three companies in the Commodity Chemicals 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.

Tronox Ltd-Cl A ranks highest with a a debt to EBITDA ratio of 9.5. Olin Corp is next with a a debt to EBITDA ratio of 4.7. Koppers Holdings ranks third highest with a a debt to EBITDA ratio of 4.6.

Calgon Carbon follows with a a debt to EBITDA ratio of 3.7, and Westlake Chemica rounds out the top five with a a debt to EBITDA ratio of 3.3.

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Keywords: highest debt to ebitda ratio tronox ltd-cl a olin corp koppers holdings calgon carbon westlake chemica

Ticker(s): TROX OLN KOP CCC WLK