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Relatively Low Debt-to-Capital Ratio Detected in Shares of Flotek Inds in the Specialty Chemicals Industry (FTK, KWR, IOSP, SCL, CHMT)

By David Diaz

Below are the three companies in the Specialty Chemicals 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.

Flotek Inds ranks lowest with a a Debt-to-Capital ratio of 953.2%. Quaker Chemical is next with a a Debt-to-Capital ratio of 1,387.6%. Innospec Inc ranks third lowest with a a Debt-to-Capital ratio of 2,202.0%.

Stepan Co follows with a a Debt-to-Capital ratio of 2,658.5%, and Chemtura Corp rounds out the bottom five with a a Debt-to-Capital ratio of 3,273.7%.

SmarTrend recommended that subscribers consider buying shares of Flotek Inds on February 23rd, 2018 as our technology indicated a new Uptrend was in progress when shares hit $6.16. Since that recommendation, shares of Flotek Inds have risen 3.3%. We continue to monitor Flotek Inds for any potential shift so investors can protect gains and will alert SmarTrend subscribers immediately.

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Ticker(s): FTK KWR IOSP SCL