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Highest Debt to Asset Ratio in the Paper Products Industry Detected in Shares of Schweitzer-Maudu (SWM, KS, CLW, NP, GLT)

By Amy Schwartz

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.

Schweitzer-Maudu ranks highest with a a debt to asset ratio of 44.36. Following is Kapstone Paper A with a a debt to asset ratio of 43.82. Clearwater ranks third highest with a a debt to asset ratio of 40.26.

Neenah Paper Inc follows with a a debt to asset ratio of 28.25, and Glatfelter rounds out the top five with a a debt to asset ratio of 27.81.

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Ticker(s): SWM KS CLW NP GLT