Interactive Brokers has the Highest Debt to Equity Ratio in the Specialized Finance Industry (IBKR, MCO, PHH, KFN, NEWS)
Below are the three companies in the Specialized Finance industry with the highest debt to equity ratios. The Debt/Equity ratio measures a company's leverage and a high level often implies that a company has financed much of its growth with debt.
Interactive Brokers ranks highest with a a debt to equity ratio of 11.2. Following is Moody's with a a debt to equity ratio of 4.3. PHH ranks third highest with a a debt to equity ratio of 4.3.
KKR Financial Holdings follows with a a debt to equity ratio of 3.4, and NewStar Financial rounds out the top five with a a debt to equity ratio of 2.5.
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