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Banco Latinoamericano de Exportaciones has the Highest Debt to Equity Ratio in the Diversified Banks Industry (BLX, JPM, C, BAP, BAC)

By Nick Russo

Below are the three companies in the Diversified Banks industry with the highest debt to equity ratios. The Debt/Equity ratio measures a company's leverage and a high level often implies that a company has financed much of its growth with debt.

Banco Latinoamericano de Exportaciones ranks highest with a a debt to equity ratio of 4.2. Following is JPMorgan Chase with a a debt to equity ratio of 3.0. Citigroup ranks third highest with a a debt to equity ratio of 2.6.

Credicorp follows with a a debt to equity ratio of 2.5, and Bank of America rounds out the top five with a a debt to equity ratio of 2.3.

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