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Highest Debt to Asset Ratio in the Department Stores Industry Detected in Shares of Sears Holdings (SHLD, JCP, KSS, JWN, M)

By David Diaz

Below are the three companies in the Department Stores 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.

Sears Holdings ranks highest with a a debt to asset ratio of 56.90. J.C. Penney Co is next with a a debt to asset ratio of 47.69. Kohls Corp ranks third highest with a a debt to asset ratio of 33.84.

Nordstrom Inc follows with a a debt to asset ratio of 33.73, and Macy'S Inc rounds out the top five with a a debt to asset ratio of 30.04.

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Keywords: highest debt to asset ratio sears holdings j.c. penney co kohls corp nordstrom inc macy's inc

Ticker(s): SHLD JCP KSS JWN M