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Relatively Low Current Ratio Detected in Shares of Chicago Bridge & Iron in the Construction & Engineering Industry (CBI, ACM, KBR, FIX, EME)

By Nick Russo

Below are the three companies in the Construction & Engineering industry with the lowest current ratios. Current ratio is useful to get an idea of how quickly a company can repay its short-term liabilities with its short-term assets. The higher the current ratio, the more capable the company is of paying its obligations.

Chicago Bridge & Iron ranks lowest with a a current ratio of 0.7. Aecom Technology is next with a a current ratio of 1.1. KBR ranks third lowest with a a current ratio of 1.3.

Comfort Systems follows with a a current ratio of 1.4, and EMCOR Group rounds out the bottom five with a a current ratio of 1.5.

SmarTrend recommended that subscribers consider buying shares of Comfort Systems on September 19th, 2016 as our technology indicated a new Uptrend was in progress when shares hit $30.18. Since that recommendation, shares of Comfort Systems have risen 18.1%. We continue to monitor Comfort Systems for any potential shift so investors can protect gains and will alert SmarTrend subscribers immediately.

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