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Top 5 Companies in the Electronic Components Industry With the Highest Debt to EBITDA Ratio (BDC, BELFB, KN, LFUS, APH)

By James Quinn

Below are the three companies in the Electronic Components 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.

Belden Inc ranks highest with a a debt to EBITDA ratio of 4.3. Bel Fuse Inc-B is next with a a debt to EBITDA ratio of 2.8. Knowles Corp ranks third highest with a a debt to EBITDA ratio of 2.4.

Littelfuse Inc follows with a a debt to EBITDA ratio of 2.3, and Amphenol Corp-A 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 belden inc bel fuse inc-b knowles corp littelfuse inc amphenol corp-a

Ticker(s): BDC BELFB KN LFUS APH