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ADA-ES is Among the Companies in the Specialty Chemicals Industry With the Lowest Current Ratio (ADES, VAL, SHW, ALB, ECL)

By James Quinn

Below are the three companies in the Specialty Chemicals industry with the lowest current ratios. Current ratio is useful to get an idea of how quickly a company can repay its short-term liabilities with its short-term assets. The higher the current ratio, the more capable the company is of paying its obligations.

ADA-ES ranks lowest with a a current ratio of 0.8. Valspar is next with a a current ratio of 1.2. Sherwin-Williams ranks third lowest with a a current ratio of 1.3.

Albemarle follows with a a current ratio of 1.3, and Ecolab rounds out the bottom five with a a current ratio of 1.3.

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