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Relatively High Debt to Equity Ratio Detected in Shares of Koppers Holdings in the Commodity Chemicals Industry (KOP, TROX, TSE, OLN, LYB)

By Shiri Gupta

Below are the three companies in the Commodity Chemicals 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.

Koppers Holdings ranks highest with a a debt to equity ratio of 677.7. Following is Tronox Ltd-Cl A with a a debt to equity ratio of 379.6. Trinseo Sa ranks third highest with a a debt to equity ratio of 173.7.

Olin Corp follows with a a debt to equity ratio of 131.2, and Lyondellbasell-A rounds out the top five with a a debt to equity ratio of 96.3.

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Keywords: highest debt to equity ratio koppers holdings tronox ltd-cl a trinseo sa olin corp lyondellbasell-a

Ticker(s): KOP TROX TSE OLN LYB