Relatively High Debt to Equity Ratio Detected in Shares of Brinker International in the Restaurants Industry (EAT, JACK, DENN, SONC, DIN)
Below are the three companies in the Restaurants 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.
Brinker International ranks highest with a a debt to equity ratio of 188.1. Following is Jack in the Box with a a debt to equity ratio of 44.8. Denny's ranks third highest with a a debt to equity ratio of 39.3.
Sonic follows with a a debt to equity ratio of 26.5, and DineEquity rounds out the top five with a a debt to equity ratio of 5.3.
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