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Shares of Ampal American Israel Rank the Highest in Terms of Debt to Asset Ratio in the Commodity Chemicals Industry (AMPL, KOP, BEST, MEOH, FFHL)

By James Quinn

Below are the three companies in the Commodity 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.

Ampal American Israel ranks highest with a a debt to asset ratio of 0.57. Koppers Holdings is next with a a debt to asset ratio of 0.44. Shiner International ranks third highest with a a debt to asset ratio of 0.44.

Methanex follows with a a debt to asset ratio of 0.28, and Fuwei Films Holdings rounds out the top five with a a debt to asset ratio of 0.27.

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