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Top 5 Companies in the Diversified Chemicals Industry With the Highest Debt to EBITDA Ratio (CC, HUN, EMN, DOW, DD)

By Amy Schwartz

Below are the three companies in the Diversified 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.

Chemours Co ranks highest with a a debt to EBITDA ratio of 9.6. Following is Huntsman Corp with a a debt to EBITDA ratio of 3.8. Eastman Chemical ranks third highest with a a debt to EBITDA ratio of 3.5.

Dow Chemical Co follows with a a debt to EBITDA ratio of 3.3, and Du Pont (Ei) rounds out the top five with a a debt to EBITDA ratio of 2.2.

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Keywords: highest debt to ebitda ratio chemours co huntsman corp Eastman Chemical dow chemical co du pont (ei)

Ticker(s): CC HUN EMN DOW DD