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Relatively Low Debt-to-Capital Ratio Detected in Shares of NuStar Holdings in the Oil & Gas Storage & Transportation Industry (NSH, NAT, AM, GASS, CPLP)

By Amy Schwartz

Below are the three companies in the Oil & Gas Storage & Transportation industry with the lowest Debt-to-Capital ratios. The debt-to-capital ratio is an important measure of how a company is financing its operations along with some insight into its financial strength, relative to other companies in its industry.

NuStar Holdings ranks lowest with a a Debt-to-Capital ratio of 8.0%. Nordic American Tanker Shipping is next with a a Debt-to-Capital ratio of 22.1%. American Greetings ranks third lowest with a a Debt-to-Capital ratio of 32.7%.

StealthGas follows with a a Debt-to-Capital ratio of 35.5%, and Capital Product Partners rounds out the bottom five with a a Debt-to-Capital ratio of 37.5%.

SmarTrend recommended that its subscribers protect gains by selling shares of StealthGas on June 3rd, 2016 by issuing a Downtrend alert when the shares were trading at $4.23. Since that call, shares of StealthGas have fallen 21.7%. We are now looking for when a new Uptrend will commence and will alert SmarTrend subscribers in real time.

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Ticker(s): NSH NAT AM GASS CPLP