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Relatively Low Debt-to-Capital Ratio Detected in Shares of Community Health in the Health Care REITs Industry (CHCT, DOC, HR, HCN, HTA)

By James Quinn

Below are the three companies in the Health Care REITs 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.

Community Health ranks lowest with a a Debt-to-Capital ratio of 2,478.0%. Following is Physicians Realt with a a Debt-to-Capital ratio of 3,659.4%. Healthcare Rlty ranks third lowest with a a Debt-to-Capital ratio of 4,176.9%.

Welltower Inc follows with a a Debt-to-Capital ratio of 4,339.9%, and Healthcare Tru-A rounds out the bottom five with a a Debt-to-Capital ratio of 4,521.1%.

SmarTrend recommended that its subscribers protect gains by selling shares of Welltower Inc on December 6th, 2017 by issuing a Downtrend alert when the shares were trading at $66.21. Since that call, shares of Welltower Inc have fallen 21.1%. We are now looking for when a new Uptrend will commence and will alert SmarTrend subscribers in real time.

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Ticker(s): CHCT DOC HR HCN HTA