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Hilton Worldwide is Among the Companies in the Hotels, Resorts & Cruise Lines Industry With the Highest Debt to Equity Ratio (HLT, MAR, BEL, RCL, RLH)

By Shiri Gupta

Below are the three companies in the Hotels, Resorts & Cruise Lines industry with the highest debt to equity ratios. The Debt/Equity ratio measures a company's leverage and a high level often implies that a company has financed much of its growth with debt.

Hilton Worldwide ranks highest with a a debt to equity ratio of 318.6. Marriott Intl-A is next with a a debt to equity ratio of 220.8. Belmond Ltd-A ranks third highest with a a debt to equity ratio of 101.2.

Royal Caribbean follows with a a debt to equity ratio of 70.4, and Red Lion Hotels rounds out the top five with a a debt to equity ratio of 68.4.

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Keywords: highest debt to equity ratio hilton worldwide marriott intl-a belmond ltd-a Royal Caribbean red lion hotels

Ticker(s): HLT MAR BEL RCL RLH