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Lowest Debt-to-Capital Ratio in the Diversified Chemicals Industry Detected in Shares of Olin (OLN, DOW, DD, LXU, EMN)

By Shiri Gupta

Below are the three companies in the Diversified Chemicals 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.

Olin ranks lowest with a a Debt-to-Capital ratio of 39.0%. Following is Dow Chemical with a a Debt-to-Capital ratio of 43.9%. EI Du Pont de Nemours ranks third lowest with a a Debt-to-Capital ratio of 47.0%.

LSB Industries follows with a a Debt-to-Capital ratio of 54.8%, and Eastman Chemical rounds out the bottom five with a a Debt-to-Capital ratio of 64.8%.

SmarTrend recommended that its subscribers protect gains by selling shares of LSB Industries on September 9th, 2016 by issuing a Downtrend alert when the shares were trading at $10.43. Since that call, shares of LSB Industries have fallen 47.2%. We are now looking for when a new Uptrend will commence and will alert SmarTrend subscribers in real time.

Keywords: lowest debt-to-capital ratio olin Dow Chemical ei du pont de nemours lsb industries Eastman Chemical