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Relatively High Debt to Asset Ratio Detected in Shares of Republic Airways Holdings in the Airlines Industry (RJET, LFL, ALGT, SKYW, HA)

By David Diaz

Below are the three companies in the Airlines 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.

Republic Airways Holdings ranks highest with a a debt to asset ratio of 0.67. Following is Lan Airlines with a a debt to asset ratio of 0.50. Allegiant Travel ranks third highest with a a debt to asset ratio of 0.49.

Skywest follows with a a debt to asset ratio of 0.43, and Hawaiian Holdings rounds out the top five with a a debt to asset ratio of 0.35.

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