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Relatively Low Debt-to-Capital Ratio Detected in Shares of Dick'S Sporting in the Specialty Stores Industry (DKS, HIBB, BKS, BNED, BGFV)

By Shiri Gupta

Below are the three companies in the Specialty Stores 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.

Dick'S Sporting ranks lowest with a a Debt-to-Capital ratio of 27.5%. Following is Hibbett Sports I with a a Debt-to-Capital ratio of 102.3%. Barnes & Noble ranks third lowest with a a Debt-to-Capital ratio of 1,015.3%.

Barnes & Noble E follows with a a Debt-to-Capital ratio of 1,827.5%, and Big 5 Sporting rounds out the bottom five with a a Debt-to-Capital ratio of 2,094.2%.

SmarTrend recommended that subscribers consider buying shares of Big 5 Sporting on March 5th, 2018 as our technology indicated a new Uptrend was in progress when shares hit $6.60. Since that recommendation, shares of Big 5 Sporting have risen 18.2%. We continue to monitor Big 5 Sporting for any potential shift so investors can protect gains and will alert SmarTrend subscribers immediately.

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Ticker(s): DKS HIBB BKS BNED BGFV