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Lowest Debt-to-Capital Ratio in the Mortgage REITs Industry Detected in Shares of Resource Capital (RSO, ABR, MFA, TWO, CIM)

By David Diaz

Below are the three companies in the Mortgage REITs 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.

Resource Capital ranks lowest with a a Debt-to-Capital ratio of 67.2%. Following is Arbor Realty Trust with a a Debt-to-Capital ratio of 68.1%. MFA Financial ranks third lowest with a a Debt-to-Capital ratio of 76.8%.

Two Harbors Investment Corp follows with a a Debt-to-Capital ratio of 78.4%, and Chimera Investment rounds out the bottom five with a a Debt-to-Capital ratio of 79.3%.

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Ticker(s): RSO ABR MFA CIM