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Top 5 Companies in the General Merchandise Stores Industry With the Highest Current Ratio (DLTR, TUES, BIG, DG, FRED)

By Nick Russo

Below are the three companies in the General Merchandise Stores industry with the highest 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.

Dollar Tree ranks highest with a a current ratio of 2.1. Tuesday Morning is next with a a current ratio of 1.9. Big Lots ranks third highest with a a current ratio of 1.7.

Dollar General follows with a a current ratio of 1.6, and Fred's rounds out the top five with a a current ratio of 1.5.

SmarTrend recommended that its subscribers protect gains by selling shares of Fred's on August 4th, 2016 by issuing a Downtrend alert when the shares were trading at $14.03. Since that call, shares of Fred's have fallen 35.4%. We are now looking for when a new Uptrend will commence and will alert SmarTrend subscribers in real time.

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Ticker(s): DLTR TUES BIG DG FRED