• Return to Headlines

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.

SmarTrend recommended that subscribers consider buying shares of Honeywell Intl on December 13th, 2016 as our technology indicated a new Uptrend was in progress when shares hit $117.85. Since that recommendation, shares of Honeywell Intl have risen 16.8%. We continue to monitor Honeywell Intl for any potential shift so investors can protect gains and will alert SmarTrend subscribers immediately.

Keywords: highest debt to ebitda ratio General Electric roper technologi honeywell intl 3m co carlisle cos inc

Ticker(s): GE ROP HON MMM CSL