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Top 5 Companies in the Health Care Facilities Industry With the Lowest Debt-to-Capital Ratio (NHC, USPH, ENSG, WOOF, UHS)

By James Quinn

Below are the three companies in the Health Care Facilities 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.

Natl Healthcare ranks lowest with a a Debt-to-Capital ratio of 1,832.4%. Following is Us Physical Ther with a a Debt-to-Capital ratio of 2,154.7%. Ensign Group Inc ranks third lowest with a a Debt-to-Capital ratio of 3,811.5%.

Vca Inc follows with a a Debt-to-Capital ratio of 4,602.8%, and Universal Hlth-B rounds out the bottom five with a a Debt-to-Capital ratio of 4,744.9%.

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Keywords: lowest debt-to-capital ratio natl healthcare us physical ther ensign group inc vca inc universal hlth-b

Ticker(s): NHC USPH ENSG WOOF UHS