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Lowest Debt-to-Capital Ratio in the Building Products Industry Detected in Shares of Simpson Mfg (SSD, AMWD, APOG, UFPI, AOS)

By Amy Schwartz

Below are the three companies in the Building Products 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.

Simpson Mfg ranks lowest with a a Debt-to-Capital ratio of 11.9%. Following is Amer Woodmark Co with a a Debt-to-Capital ratio of 457.0%. Apogee Enterpr ranks third lowest with a a Debt-to-Capital ratio of 1,220.2%.

Universal Forest follows with a a Debt-to-Capital ratio of 1,499.8%, and Smith (A.O.)Corp rounds out the bottom five with a a Debt-to-Capital ratio of 1,993.0%.

SmarTrend recommended that subscribers consider buying shares of Simpson Mfg on September 1st, 2017 as our technology indicated a new Uptrend was in progress when shares hit $43.94. Since that recommendation, shares of Simpson Mfg have risen 28.1%. We continue to monitor Simpson Mfg for any potential shift so investors can protect gains and will alert SmarTrend subscribers immediately.

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