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Highest Debt to Asset Ratio in the Construction Materials Industry Detected in Shares of Headwaters Inc (HW, USCR, SUM, MLM, VMC)

By Shiri Gupta

Below are the three companies in the Construction Materials industry with the highest debt to asset ratios. The Debt/Asset ratio shows the proportion of a company's assets that are financed through debt. If the ratio is greater than one, most of the company's assets are financed through debt.

Headwaters Inc ranks highest with a a debt to asset ratio of 60.92. Following is Us Concrete Inc with a a debt to asset ratio of 54.33. Summit Materia-A ranks third highest with a a debt to asset ratio of 47.94.

Martin Mar Mtls follows with a a debt to asset ratio of 33.81, and Vulcan Materials rounds out the top five with a a debt to asset ratio of 30.04.

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