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Ingersoll-Rand is Among the Companies in the Industrial Machinery Industry With the Lowest Current Ratio (IR, HSC, SWK, JBT, MFRI)

By Amy Schwartz

Below are the three companies in the Industrial Machinery industry with the lowest current ratios. Current ratio is useful to get an idea of how quickly a company can repay its short-term liabilities with its short-term assets. The higher the current ratio, the more capable the company is of paying its obligations.

Ingersoll-Rand ranks lowest with a a current ratio of 1.2. Harsco is next with a a current ratio of 1.2. The Stanley Works ranks third lowest with a a current ratio of 1.2.

John Bean Technologies follows with a a current ratio of 1.3, and Mfri rounds out the bottom five with a a current ratio of 1.3.

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Ticker(s): IR HSC SWK JBT MFRI