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

By Shiri Gupta

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 0.9. Following is Aecom Technology with a a current ratio of 1.3. KBR ranks third lowest with a a current ratio of 1.3.

Ameresco Inc follows with a a current ratio of 1.4, and Comfort Systems rounds out the bottom five with a a current ratio of 1.4.

SmarTrend recommended that its subscribers protect gains by selling shares of Chicago Bridge & Iron on July 28th, 2016 by issuing a Downtrend alert when the shares were trading at $35.21. Since that call, shares of Chicago Bridge & Iron have fallen 19.3%. We are now looking for when a new Uptrend will commence and will alert SmarTrend subscribers in real time.

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Ticker(s): CBI ACM KBR AMRC FIX