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Relatively Low Debt-to-Capital Ratio Detected in Shares of Lawson Products in the Trading Companies & Distributors Industry (LAWS, FAST, WSO, BECN, MSM)

By David Diaz

Below are the three companies in the Trading Companies & Distributors 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.

Lawson Products ranks lowest with a a Debt-to-Capital ratio of 11.8%. Following is Fastenal with a a Debt-to-Capital ratio of 15.0%. Watsco ranks third lowest with a a Debt-to-Capital ratio of 20.1%.

Beacon Roofing Supply follows with a a Debt-to-Capital ratio of 20.3%, and MSC Industrial Direct rounds out the bottom five with a a Debt-to-Capital ratio of 24.3%.

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Keywords: lowest debt-to-capital ratio lawson products Fastenal Watsco beacon roofing supply msc industrial direct

Ticker(s): LAWS FAST WSO BECN MSM