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Kansas City Southern has the Lowest Debt-to-Capital Ratio in the Railroads Industry (KSU, UNP, NSC, CSX, GWR)

By Shiri Gupta

Below are the three companies in the Railroads industry with the lowest Debt-to-Capital ratios. The debt-to-capital ratio is an important measure of how a company is financing its operations along with some insight into its financial strength, relative to other companies in its industry.

Kansas City Southern ranks lowest with a a Debt-to-Capital ratio of 35.9%. Union Pacific is next with a a Debt-to-Capital ratio of 39.3%. Norfolk Southern ranks third lowest with a a Debt-to-Capital ratio of 43.9%.

CSX follows with a a Debt-to-Capital ratio of 46.4%, and Genesee & Wyoming rounds out the bottom five with a a Debt-to-Capital ratio of 48.6%.

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