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Shares of UFP Technologies Rank the Lowest in Terms of Debt-to-Capital Ratio in the Paper Packaging Industry (UFPT, SON, AVY, BMS, PKG)

By Nick Russo

Below are the three companies in the Paper Packaging 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.

UFP Technologies ranks lowest with a a Debt-to-Capital ratio of 2.0%. Sonoco Products is next with a a Debt-to-Capital ratio of 44.5%. Avery Dennison ranks third lowest with a a Debt-to-Capital ratio of 50.0%.

Bemis follows with a a Debt-to-Capital ratio of 51.1%, and Packaging of America rounds out the bottom five with a a Debt-to-Capital ratio of 59.3%.

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