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General Electric is Among the Companies in the Industrial Conglomerates Industry With the Highest Debt to Equity Ratio (GE, MMM, ROP, HON, CSL)

By Shiri Gupta

Below are the three companies in the Industrial Conglomerates 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.

General Electric ranks highest with a a debt to equity ratio of 179.6. Following is 3M Co with a a debt to equity ratio of 113.1. Roper Technologi ranks third highest with a a debt to equity ratio of 107.3.

Honeywell Intl follows with a a debt to equity ratio of 81.4, and Carlisle Cos Inc rounds out the top five with a a debt to equity ratio of 24.2.

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Keywords: highest debt to equity ratio General Electric 3m co roper technologi honeywell intl carlisle cos inc

Ticker(s): GE MMM ROP HON CSL