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Helmerich & Payn is Among the Companies in the Oil & Gas Drilling Industry With the Lowest Debt-to-Capital Ratio (HP, ICD, PTEN, ATW, RDC)

By James Quinn

Below are the three companies in the Oil & Gas Drilling 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.

Helmerich & Payn ranks lowest with a a Debt-to-Capital ratio of 1,058.3%. Following is Independence Con with a a Debt-to-Capital ratio of 1,746.0%. Patterson-Uti ranks third lowest with a a Debt-to-Capital ratio of 1,787.4%.

Atwood Oceanics follows with a a Debt-to-Capital ratio of 2,753.4%, and Rowan Companie-A rounds out the bottom five with a a Debt-to-Capital ratio of 3,179.0%.

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Ticker(s): HP ICD PTEN RDC