Shares of Fred's Rank the Lowest in Terms of Debt-to-Capital Ratio in the General Merchandise Stores Industry (FRED, BIG, DG, TGT, DLTR)
Below are the three companies in the General Merchandise 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.
Fred's ranks lowest with a a Debt-to-Capital ratio of 3.5%. Following is Big Lots with a a Debt-to-Capital ratio of 25.8%. Dollar General ranks third lowest with a a Debt-to-Capital ratio of 34.6%.
Target follows with a a Debt-to-Capital ratio of 49.1%, and Dollar Tree rounds out the bottom five with a a Debt-to-Capital ratio of 66.8%.
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