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Shares of Tuesday Morning Rank the Lowest in Terms of Debt-to-Capital Ratio in the General Merchandise Stores Industry (TUES, BIG, OLLI, FRED, DG)

By Amy Schwartz

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.

Tuesday Morning ranks lowest with a a Debt-to-Capital ratio of 1,329.9%. Following is Big Lots Inc with a a Debt-to-Capital ratio of 1,405.5%. Ollie'S Bargain ranks third lowest with a a Debt-to-Capital ratio of 2,295.1%.

Fred'S Inc-A follows with a a Debt-to-Capital ratio of 2,758.5%, and Dollar General C rounds out the bottom five with a a Debt-to-Capital ratio of 3,726.6%.

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Ticker(s): TUES BIG OLLI FRED DG