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Kellogg is Among the Companies in the Packaged Foods & Meats Industry With the Highest Debt to Equity Ratio (K, CPB, DMND, BGS, MJN)

By Amy Schwartz

Below are the three companies in the Packaged Foods & Meats 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.

Kellogg ranks highest with a a debt to equity ratio of 3.0. Following is Campbell Soup with a a debt to equity ratio of 2.4. Diamond Foods ranks third highest with a a debt to equity ratio of 2.2.

B&G Foods follows with a a debt to equity ratio of 2.1, and Mead Johnson Nutrition rounds out the top five with a a debt to equity ratio of 2.0.

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Keywords: highest debt to equity ratio Kellogg Campbell Soup diamond foods b&g foods Mead Johnson Nutrition

Ticker(s): K CPB DMND BGS MJN