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Top 5 Companies in the Industrial Conglomerates Industry With the Highest Debt to EBITDA Ratio (GE, ROP, HON, MMM, CSL)

By James Quinn

Below are the three companies in the Industrial Conglomerates 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.

General Electric ranks highest with a a debt to EBITDA ratio of 10.3. Following is Roper Technologi with a a debt to EBITDA ratio of 4.4. Honeywell Intl ranks third highest with a a debt to EBITDA ratio of 2.0.

3M Co follows with a a debt to EBITDA ratio of 1.3, and Carlisle Cos Inc rounds out the top five with a a debt to EBITDA ratio of 1.0.

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