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Highest Debt to Asset Ratio in the Paper Products Industry Detected in Shares of KapStone Paper and Packaging (KS, CLW, SWM, NP, GLT)

By Shiri Gupta

Below are the three companies in the Paper Products 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.

KapStone Paper and Packaging ranks highest with a a debt to asset ratio of 45.62. Following is Clearwater Paper with a a debt to asset ratio of 41.84. Schweitzer-Mauduit International ranks third highest with a a debt to asset ratio of 37.52.

Neenah Paper follows with a a debt to asset ratio of 28.85, and Glatfelter rounds out the top five with a a debt to asset ratio of 24.20.

SmarTrend recommended that its subscribers protect gains by selling shares of Glatfelter on February 28th, 2017 by issuing a Downtrend alert when the shares were trading at $22.37. Since that call, shares of Glatfelter have fallen 15.0%. We are now looking for when a new Uptrend will commence and will alert SmarTrend subscribers in real time.

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Ticker(s): KS CLW SWM NP GLT