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Shares of Amc Entertainmen Rank the Highest in Terms of Debt to EBITDA Ratio in the Movies & Entertainment Industry (AMC, LYV, RGC, VIAB, CNK)

By David Diaz

Below are the three companies in the Movies & Entertainment 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.

Amc Entertainmen ranks highest with a a debt to EBITDA ratio of 7.6. Live Nation Ente is next with a a debt to EBITDA ratio of 5.2. Regal Entertai-A ranks third highest with a a debt to EBITDA ratio of 4.7.

Viacom Inc-B follows with a a debt to EBITDA ratio of 3.5, and Cinemark Holding rounds out the top five with a a debt to EBITDA ratio of 3.4.

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Keywords: highest debt to ebitda ratio amc entertainmen live nation ente regal entertai-a viacom inc-b cinemark holding