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Relatively High Debt to Equity Ratio Detected in Shares of Amplify Snack Br in the Packaged Foods & Meats Industry (BETR, K, HSY, POST, BGS)

By James Quinn

Below are the three companies in the Packaged Foods & Meats 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.

Amplify Snack Br ranks highest with a a debt to equity ratio of 1,145.1. Following is Kellogg Co with a a debt to equity ratio of 389.5. Hershey Co/The ranks third highest with a a debt to equity ratio of 319.1.

Post Holdings In follows with a a debt to equity ratio of 310.4, and B&G Foods Inc rounds out the top five with a a debt to equity ratio of 251.8.

SmarTrend recommended that subscribers consider buying shares of Amplify Snack Br on December 13th, 2017 as our technology indicated a new Uptrend was in progress when shares hit $6.85. Since that recommendation, shares of Amplify Snack Br have risen 75.3%. We continue to monitor Amplify Snack Br for any potential shift so investors can protect gains and will alert SmarTrend subscribers immediately.

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Ticker(s): BETR K HSY POST BGS