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Scotts Miracle-Gro is Among the Companies in the Fertilizers & Agricultural Chemicals Industry With the Highest Debt to Asset Ratio (SMG, MON, CF, FMC, MOS)

By Nick Russo

Below are the three companies in the Fertilizers & Agricultural Chemicals industry with the highest debt to asset ratios. The Debt/Asset ratio shows the proportion of a company's assets that are financed through debt. If the ratio is greater than one, most of the company's assets are financed through debt.

Scotts Miracle-Gro ranks highest with a a debt to asset ratio of 46.86. Following is Monsanto with a a debt to asset ratio of 45.80. CF Industries ranks third highest with a a debt to asset ratio of 38.19.

FMC follows with a a debt to asset ratio of 30.83, and Mosaic rounds out the top five with a a debt to asset ratio of 22.67.

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Ticker(s): SMG MON CF FMC MOS