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Top 5 Companies in the Commodity Chemicals Industry With the Lowest Debt-to-Capital Ratio (CMT, WLK, CCC, TG, KRO)

By David Diaz

Below are the three companies in the Commodity Chemicals 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.

Core Molding Technologies ranks lowest with a a Debt-to-Capital ratio of 14.5%. Westlake Chemical is next with a a Debt-to-Capital ratio of 17.8%. Calgon Carbon ranks third lowest with a a Debt-to-Capital ratio of 20.2%.

Tredegar follows with a a Debt-to-Capital ratio of 32.2%, and Kronos Worldwide rounds out the bottom five with a a Debt-to-Capital ratio of 40.6%.

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Ticker(s): WLK CCC TG KRO