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Top 5 Companies in the Paper Packaging Industry With the Highest Debt to EBITDA Ratio (IP, SEE, WRK, GPK, BMS)

By Amy Schwartz

Below are the three companies in the Paper Packaging 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.

Intl Paper Co ranks highest with a a debt to EBITDA ratio of 4.2. Following is Sealed Air Corp with a a debt to EBITDA ratio of 4.2. Westrock Co ranks third highest with a a debt to EBITDA ratio of 3.6.

Graphic Packagin follows with a a debt to EBITDA ratio of 3.4, and Bemis Co rounds out the top five with a a debt to EBITDA ratio of 2.8.

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Ticker(s): IP SEE WRK GPK BMS