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Relatively Low Debt-to-Capital Ratio Detected in Shares of Olin in the Diversified Chemicals Industry (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 subscribers consider buying shares of Olin on February 22nd, 2016 as our technology indicated a new Uptrend was in progress when shares hit $15.20. Since that recommendation, shares of Olin have risen 39.7%. We continue to monitor Olin for any potential shift so investors can protect gains and will alert SmarTrend subscribers immediately.

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