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Relatively High Debt to EBITDA Ratio Detected in Shares of Nuance Communica in the Application Software Industry (NUAN, RP, QADA, VRNT, PTC)

By James Quinn

Below are the three companies in the Application Software 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.

Nuance Communica ranks highest with a a debt to EBITDA ratio of 22.9. Following is Realpage Inc with a a debt to EBITDA ratio of 5.7. Qad Inc-A ranks third highest with a a debt to EBITDA ratio of 5.1.

Verint Systems follows with a a debt to EBITDA ratio of 5.0, and Ptc Inc rounds out the top five with a a debt to EBITDA ratio of 4.1.

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Keywords: highest debt to ebitda ratio nuance communica realpage inc qad inc-a verint systems ptc inc

Ticker(s): NUAN RP QADA VRNT PTC