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Relatively Low Debt-to-Capital Ratio Detected in Shares of Carlisle Cos Inc in the Industrial Conglomerates Industry (CSL, HON, ROP, MMM, GE)

By Nick Russo

Below are the three companies in the Industrial Conglomerates 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.

Carlisle Cos Inc ranks lowest with a a Debt-to-Capital ratio of 1,946.9%. Following is Honeywell Intl with a a Debt-to-Capital ratio of 4,465.7%. Roper Technologi ranks third lowest with a a Debt-to-Capital ratio of 5,175.3%.

3M Co follows with a a Debt-to-Capital ratio of 5,297.1%, and General Electric rounds out the bottom five with a a Debt-to-Capital ratio of 6,284.9%.

SmarTrend recommended that subscribers consider buying shares of 3M Co on November 8th, 2016 as our technology indicated a new Uptrend was in progress when shares hit $170.92. Since that recommendation, shares of 3M Co have risen 23.9%. We continue to monitor 3M Co for any potential shift so investors can protect gains and will alert SmarTrend subscribers immediately.

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