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Relatively Low Debt-to-Capital Ratio Detected in Shares of Advance Auto Par in the Automotive Retail Industry (AAP, CRMT, MNRO, MUSA, PAG)

By Nick Russo

Below are the three companies in the Automotive Retail 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.

Advance Auto Par ranks lowest with a a Debt-to-Capital ratio of 2,342.4%. America'S Car-Ma is next with a a Debt-to-Capital ratio of 3,356.9%. Monro Muffler ranks third lowest with a a Debt-to-Capital ratio of 4,140.9%.

Murphy Usa Inc follows with a a Debt-to-Capital ratio of 5,439.6%, and Penske Automotiv rounds out the bottom five with a a Debt-to-Capital ratio of 7,093.3%.

SmarTrend recommended that its subscribers protect gains by selling shares of Penske Automotiv on February 5th, 2018 by issuing a Downtrend alert when the shares were trading at $49.42. Since that call, shares of Penske Automotiv have fallen 12.6%. 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): AAP CRMT MNRO MUSA PAG