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Triple-S Management is Among the Companies in the Managed Health Care Industry With the Lowest Debt-to-Capital Ratio (GTS, UAM, MGLN, HNT, HUM)

By Amy Schwartz

Below are the three companies in the Managed Health Care 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.

Triple-S Management ranks lowest with a a Debt-to-Capital ratio of 7.0%. Universal American is next with a a Debt-to-Capital ratio of 12.2%. Magellan Health Services ranks third lowest with a a Debt-to-Capital ratio of 19.5%.

Health Net follows with a a Debt-to-Capital ratio of 25.4%, and Humana rounds out the bottom five with a a Debt-to-Capital ratio of 28.5%.

SmarTrend recommended that its subscribers protect gains by selling shares of Magellan Health Services on August 2nd, 2016 by issuing a Downtrend alert when the shares were trading at $64.06. Since that call, shares of Magellan Health Services have fallen 16.4%. We are now looking for when a new Uptrend will commence and will alert SmarTrend subscribers in real time.

Keywords: lowest debt-to-capital ratio triple-s management universal american magellan health services health net Humana

Ticker(s): GTS UAM MGLN HNT HUM