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Top 5 Companies in the Tobacco Industry With the Highest Debt to Asset Ratio (VGR, PM, AOI, MO, RAI)

By Nick Russo

Below are the three companies in the Tobacco 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.

Vector Group Ltd ranks highest with a a debt to asset ratio of 92.46. Following is Philip Morris In with a a debt to asset ratio of 79.92. Alliance One Int ranks third highest with a a debt to asset ratio of 72.46.

Altria Group Inc follows with a a debt to asset ratio of 32.16, and Reynolds America rounds out the top five with a a debt to asset ratio of 25.77.

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