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Graham is Among the Companies in the Industrial Machinery Industry With the Lowest Debt-to-Capital Ratio (GHM, GRC, ITT, HURC, EML)

By Nick Russo

Below are the three companies in the Industrial Machinery 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.

Graham ranks lowest with a a Debt-to-Capital ratio of 0.1%. Gorman-Rupp is next with a a Debt-to-Capital ratio of 0.7%. ITT ranks third lowest with a a Debt-to-Capital ratio of 0.8%.

Hurco Cos follows with a a Debt-to-Capital ratio of 0.9%, and Eastern rounds out the bottom five with a a Debt-to-Capital ratio of 4.0%.

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