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Relatively Low Current Ratio Detected in Shares of NorthWestern in the Multi-Utilities Industry (NWE, AVA, D, TE, SRE)

By Amy Schwartz

Below are the three companies in the Multi-Utilities 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.

NorthWestern ranks lowest with a a current ratio of 0.5. Following is Avista with a a current ratio of 0.6. Dominion Resources ranks third lowest with a a current ratio of 0.6.

TECO Energy follows with a a current ratio of 0.6, and Sempra Energy rounds out the bottom five with a a current ratio of 0.7.

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Ticker(s): NWE AVA D TE SRE