Koppers Holdings has the Highest Debt to Equity Ratio in the Commodity Chemicals Industry (KOP, LYB, MEOH, CBT, KRO)
Below are the three companies in the Commodity Chemicals 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.
Koppers Holdings ranks highest with a a debt to equity ratio of 11.2. Following is LyondellBasell Industries with a a debt to equity ratio of 1.1. Methanex ranks third highest with a a debt to equity ratio of 0.9.
Cabot follows with a a debt to equity ratio of 0.8, and Kronos Worldwide rounds out the top five with a a debt to equity ratio of 0.7.
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