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Top 5 Companies in the General Merchandise Stores Industry With the Highest EV/EBITDA Ratio (OLLI, DG, DLTR, TGT, BIG)

By James Quinn

Below are the three companies in the General Merchandise Stores industry with the highest enterprise value to EBITDA (EV/EBITDA) ratios. EV/EBITDA is an important metric used in valuing comparable companies. It is capital structure neutral and generally the lower the ratio, the more undervalued the company is believed to be.

Ollie'S Bargain ranks highest with a an EV/EBITDA ratio of 29.40. Following is Dollar General C with a an EV/EBITDA ratio of 11.90. Dollar Tree Inc ranks third highest with a an EV/EBITDA ratio of 10.34.

Target Corp follows with a an EV/EBITDA ratio of 7.34, and Big Lots Inc rounds out the top five with a an EV/EBITDA ratio of 4.65.

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Keywords: highest ev/ebitda ratio ollie's bargain dollar general c dollar tree inc target corp big lots inc

Ticker(s): OLLI DG DLTR TGT BIG