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Highest Debt to Asset Ratio in the Paper Packaging Industry Detected in Shares of Sealed Air Corp (SEE, GPK, PKG, BMS, IP)

By David Diaz

Below are the three companies in the Paper Packaging 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.

Sealed Air Corp ranks highest with a a debt to asset ratio of 61.70. Following is Graphic Packagin with a a debt to asset ratio of 46.77. Packaging Corp ranks third highest with a a debt to asset ratio of 42.77.

Bemis Co follows with a a debt to asset ratio of 42.26, and Intl Paper Co rounds out the top five with a a debt to asset ratio of 32.91.

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Ticker(s): SEE GPK PKG BMS IP