Sears Holdings is Among the Companies in the Department Stores Industry With the Highest Debt to Equity Ratio (SHLD, JCP, M, JWN, KSS)
Below are the three companies in the Department Stores 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.
Sears Holdings ranks highest with a a debt to equity ratio of 41.2. Following is JC Penney with a a debt to equity ratio of 3.4. Macy's ranks third highest with a a debt to equity ratio of 2.0.
Nordstrom follows with a a debt to equity ratio of 2.0, and Kohl's rounds out the top five with a a debt to equity ratio of 0.9.
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