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Lowest Current Ratio in the Industrial Machinery Industry Detected in Shares of Stanley Black & (SWK, HSC, IR, JBT, NDSN)

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.

Stanley Black & ranks lowest with a a current ratio of 1.0. Following is Harsco Corp with a a current ratio of 1.2. Ingersoll-Rand ranks third lowest with a a current ratio of 1.3.

John Bean Tech follows with a a current ratio of 1.3, and Nordson Corp rounds out the bottom five with a a current ratio of 1.4.

SmarTrend is tracking the current trend status for Stanley Black & and will alert subscribers who have SWK in their portfolio or watchlist when shares have changed trend direction.

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