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Top 5 Companies in the Health Care Distributors Industry With the Lowest Debt-to-Capital Ratio (HSIC, MCK, PDCO, ACET, OMI)

By Nick Russo

Below are the three companies in the Health Care Distributors 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.

Henry Schein Inc ranks lowest with a a Debt-to-Capital ratio of 3,130.2%. Following is Mckesson Corp with a a Debt-to-Capital ratio of 4,041.1%. Patterson Cos ranks third lowest with a a Debt-to-Capital ratio of 4,346.4%.

Aceto Corp follows with a a Debt-to-Capital ratio of 4,645.3%, and Owens & Minor rounds out the bottom five with a a Debt-to-Capital ratio of 4,700.6%.

SmarTrend recommended that its subscribers protect gains by selling shares of Owens & Minor on March 5th, 2019 by issuing a Downtrend alert when the shares were trading at $5.42. Since that call, shares of Owens & Minor have fallen 30.4%. 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): HSIC MCK PDCO ACET OMI