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Relatively High Debt to Asset Ratio Detected in Shares of Builders FirstSource in the Building Products Industry (BLDR, MAS, PGTI, GFF, LII)

By James Quinn

Below are the three companies in the Building Products 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.

Builders FirstSource ranks highest with a a debt to asset ratio of 67.72. Following is Masco with a a debt to asset ratio of 58.34. PGT ranks third highest with a a debt to asset ratio of 55.67.

Griffon follows with a a debt to asset ratio of 52.55, and Lennox International rounds out the top five with a a debt to asset ratio of 49.32.

SmarTrend recommended that subscribers consider buying shares of Lennox International on January 25th, 2017 as our technology indicated a new Uptrend was in progress when shares hit $157.43. Since that recommendation, shares of Lennox International have risen 15.3%. We continue to monitor Lennox International for any potential shift so investors can protect gains and will alert SmarTrend subscribers immediately.

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Ticker(s): BLDR MAS PGTI GFF LII