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Lowest Current Ratio in the Research and Consulting Services Industry Detected in Shares of Verisk Analytics (VRSK, IHS, EFX, DNB, ABCO)

By Shiri Gupta

Below are the three companies in the Research and Consulting Services 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.

Verisk Analytics ranks lowest with a a current ratio of 0.4. Following is IHS Inc with a a current ratio of 0.8. Equifax ranks third lowest with a a current ratio of 0.8.

Dun & Bradstreet follows with a a current ratio of 0.9, and Advisory Board rounds out the bottom five with a a current ratio of 1.0.

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Ticker(s): VRSK IHS EFX DNB ABCO