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Relatively High Debt to Equity Ratio Detected in Shares of Beazer Homes in the Homebuilding Industry (BZH, KBH, MHO, LEN, MTH)

By James Quinn

Below are the three companies in the Homebuilding 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.

Beazer Homes ranks highest with a a debt to equity ratio of 5.9. KB Home is next with a a debt to equity ratio of 1.7. M/I Homes ranks third highest with a a debt to equity ratio of 1.1.

Lennar follows with a a debt to equity ratio of 1.0, and Meritage Homes rounds out the top five with a a debt to equity ratio of 1.0.

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Ticker(s): BZH KBH MHO LEN MTH