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Relatively Low Debt-to-Capital Ratio Detected in Shares of K12 Inc in the Education Services Industry (LRN, LOPE, DV, APOL, GHC)

By Nick Russo

Below are the three companies in the Education Services 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.

K12 Inc ranks lowest with a a Debt-to-Capital ratio of 366.9%. Grand Canyon Edu is next with a a Debt-to-Capital ratio of 632.9%. Devry Education ranks third lowest with a a Debt-to-Capital ratio of 694.3%.

Apollo Education follows with a a Debt-to-Capital ratio of 777.8%, and Graham Holding-B rounds out the bottom five with a a Debt-to-Capital ratio of 1,445.3%.

SmarTrend recommended that subscribers consider buying shares of Apollo Education on February 8th, 2016 as our technology indicated a new Uptrend was in progress when shares hit $8.53. Since that recommendation, shares of Apollo Education have risen 17.2%. We continue to monitor Apollo Education for any potential shift so investors can protect gains and will alert SmarTrend subscribers immediately.

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Ticker(s): LRN LOPE