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Top 5 Companies in the Aerospace & Defense Industry With the Highest Debt to EBITDA Ratio (KTOS, TDG, KEYW, CUB, EGL)

By Nick Russo

Below are the three companies in the Aerospace & Defense 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.

Kratos Defense & ranks highest with a a debt to EBITDA ratio of 23.7. Transdigm Group is next with a a debt to EBITDA ratio of 7.4. Keyw Holding Cor ranks third highest with a a debt to EBITDA ratio of 6.7.

Cubic Corp follows with a a debt to EBITDA ratio of 6.4, and Engility Holding rounds out the top five with a a debt to EBITDA ratio of 6.0.

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