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Hovnanian Enterprises, Inc. is Among the Companies in the Homebuilding Industry With the Highest Debt to Asset Ratio (HOV, BZH, WLH, NWHM, IBP)

By Amy Schwartz

Below are the three companies in the Homebuilding 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.

Hovnanian Enterprises, Inc. ranks highest with a a debt to asset ratio of 92.44. Following is Beazer Homes Usa with a a debt to asset ratio of 59.77. William Lyon-A ranks third highest with a a debt to asset ratio of 49.98.

New Home Co Inc/ follows with a a debt to asset ratio of 49.44, and Installed Buildi rounds out the top five with a a debt to asset ratio of 48.69.

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Ticker(s): BZH WLH NWHM IBP