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Top 5 Companies in the Health Care Facilities Industry With the Lowest EV/EBITDA Ratio (GEN, THC, HCA, SEM, NHC)

By David Diaz

Below are the three companies in the Health Care Facilities industry with the lowest 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.

Genesis Healthca ranks lowest with a an EV/EBITDA ratio of 5.36. Following is Tenet Healthcare with a an EV/EBITDA ratio of 8.34. Hca Healthcare I ranks third lowest with a an EV/EBITDA ratio of 9.59.

Select Medical follows with a an EV/EBITDA ratio of 9.82, and Natl Healthcare rounds out the bottom five with a an EV/EBITDA ratio of 10.00.

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Keywords: lowest ev/ebitda ratio genesis healthca Tenet Healthcare hca healthcare i select medical amex:nhc natl healthcare

Ticker(s): GEN THC HCA SEM