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J.C. Penney Co has the Highest Debt to Asset Ratio in the Department Stores Industry (JCP, KSS, JWN, M, DDS)

By Amy Schwartz

Below are the three companies in the Department Stores 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.

J.C. Penney Co ranks highest with a a debt to asset ratio of 47.69. Kohls Corp is next with a a debt to asset ratio of 33.84. Nordstrom Inc ranks third highest with a a debt to asset ratio of 33.73.

Macy'S Inc follows with a a debt to asset ratio of 30.04, and Dillards Inc-A rounds out the top five with a a debt to asset ratio of 16.57.

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