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Natl Healthcare has the Lowest Debt-to-Capital Ratio in the Health Care Facilities Industry (NHC, USPH, ENSG, UHS, ACHC)

By Nick Russo

Below are the three companies in the Health Care Facilities 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.

Natl Healthcare ranks lowest with a a Debt-to-Capital ratio of 1,526.8%. Us Physical Ther is next with a a Debt-to-Capital ratio of 1,645.1%. Ensign Group Inc ranks third lowest with a a Debt-to-Capital ratio of 3,849.1%.

Universal Hlth-B follows with a a Debt-to-Capital ratio of 4,453.8%, and Acadia Healthcar rounds out the bottom five with a a Debt-to-Capital ratio of 5,552.3%.

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Keywords: lowest debt-to-capital ratio amex:nhc natl healthcare us physical ther ensign group inc universal hlth-b acadia healthcar

Ticker(s): USPH ENSG UHS ACHC