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Shares of Target Rank the Lowest in Terms of Current Ratio in the General Merchandise Stores Industry (TGT, FRED, DG, BIG, TUES)

By Amy Schwartz

Below are the three companies in the General Merchandise Stores 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.

Target ranks lowest with a a current ratio of 1.1. Fred's is next with a a current ratio of 1.5. Dollar General ranks third lowest with a a current ratio of 1.6.

Big Lots follows with a a current ratio of 1.7, and Tuesday Morning rounds out the bottom five with a a current ratio of 1.9.

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Ticker(s): TGT FRED DG BIG TUES