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Top 5 Companies in the Health Care Facilities Industry With the Highest Debt to EBITDA Ratio (CYH, KND, CSU, AAC, BKD)

By Shiri Gupta

Below are the three companies in the Health Care Facilities 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.

Community Health ranks highest with a a debt to EBITDA ratio of 63.5. Kindred Healthca is next with a a debt to EBITDA ratio of 61.3. Cap Senior Livin ranks third highest with a a debt to EBITDA ratio of 15.9.

Aac Holdings Inc follows with a a debt to EBITDA ratio of 11.2, and Brookdale Sr rounds out the top five with a a debt to EBITDA ratio of 10.2.

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Ticker(s): CYH KND CSU BKD