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Top 5 Companies in the Semiconductors Industry With the Highest Debt to EBITDA Ratio (MTSI, QCOM, MXL, SYNA, RMBS)

By David Diaz

Below are the three companies in the Semiconductors 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.

Macom Technology ranks highest with a a debt to EBITDA ratio of 10.2. Following is Qualcomm Inc with a a debt to EBITDA ratio of 7.4. Maxlinear ranks third highest with a a debt to EBITDA ratio of 6.2.

Synaptics Inc follows with a a debt to EBITDA ratio of 5.7, and Rambus Inc rounds out the top five with a a debt to EBITDA ratio of 4.9.

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Keywords: highest debt to ebitda ratio macom technology qualcomm inc maxlinear synaptics inc rambus inc

Ticker(s): MTSI QCOM MXL SYNA RMBS