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Top 5 Companies in the Communications Equipment Industry With the Highest Debt to Asset Ratio (COMM, MSI, PLT, VIAV, SATS)

By James Quinn

Below are the three companies in the Communications Equipment 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.

Commscope Holdin ranks highest with a a debt to asset ratio of 62.05. Following is Motorola Solutio with a a debt to asset ratio of 54.47. Plantronics Inc ranks third highest with a a debt to asset ratio of 45.73.

Viavi Solutions follows with a a debt to asset ratio of 44.13, and Echostar Corp-A rounds out the top five with a a debt to asset ratio of 41.54.

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