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Top 5 Companies in the Health Care Facilities Industry With the Lowest Debt-to-Capital Ratio (NHC, USPH, ENSG, UHS, ACHC)

By David Diaz

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%. Following is Us Physical Ther 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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Ticker(s): USPH ENSG UHS ACHC