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Shares of Apogee Enterprises Rank the Lowest in Terms of Debt-to-Capital Ratio in the Building Products Industry (APOG, AMWD, UFPI, AOS, ROCK)

By James Quinn

Below are the three companies in the Building Products 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.

Apogee Enterprises ranks lowest with a a Debt-to-Capital ratio of 478.2%. Following is American Woodmark with a a Debt-to-Capital ratio of 789.1%. Universal Forest Products ranks third lowest with a a Debt-to-Capital ratio of 1,007.8%.

AO Smith follows with a a Debt-to-Capital ratio of 1,759.7%, and Gibraltar Industries rounds out the bottom five with a a Debt-to-Capital ratio of 3,126.5%.

SmarTrend recommended that its subscribers protect gains by selling shares of Gibraltar Industries on December 15th, 2016 by issuing a Downtrend alert when the shares were trading at $42.50. Since that call, shares of Gibraltar Industries have fallen 24.6%. We are now looking for when a new Uptrend will commence and will alert SmarTrend subscribers in real time.

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