TMCNet:  Brookfield Infrastructure Partners is Among the Companies in the Electric Utilities Industry With the Highest Debt to EBITDA Ratio (BIP, NU, ITC, POM, IDA)

[November 05, 2012]

Brookfield Infrastructure Partners is Among the Companies in the Electric Utilities Industry With the Highest Debt to EBITDA Ratio (BIP, NU, ITC, POM, IDA)

Nov 05, 2012 (SmarTrend(R) News Watch via COMTEX) -- Below are the three companies in the Electric Utilities 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.Brookfield Infrastructure Partners ranks highest with a a debt to EBITDA ratio of 7.5. Following is Northeast Utilities with a a debt to EBITDA ratio of 6.9. ITC Holdings ranks third highest with a a debt to EBITDA ratio of 5.9.


Pepco Holdings follows with a a debt to EBITDA ratio of 5.4, and IDACORP rounds out the top five with a a debt to EBITDA ratio of 5.2.

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