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Top 5 Companies in the Specialized Consumer Services Industry With the Highest Debt to Asset Ratio (WTW, ASCMA, HRB, SERV, CSV)

By David Diaz

Below are the three companies in the Specialized Consumer Services 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.

Weight Watchers ranks highest with a a debt to asset ratio of 146.34. Following is Ascent Capital-A with a a debt to asset ratio of 87.06. H&R Block Inc ranks third highest with a a debt to asset ratio of 55.45.

Servicemaster Gl follows with a a debt to asset ratio of 49.36, and Carriage Service rounds out the top five with a a debt to asset ratio of 39.09.

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Ticker(s): WTW ASCMA HRB SERV CSV