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Top 5 Companies in the Construction & Engineering Industry With the Lowest Debt-to-Capital Ratio (FIX, JEC, PWR, IESC, EME)

By Shiri Gupta

Below are the three companies in the Construction & Engineering 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.

Comfort Systems ranks lowest with a a Debt-to-Capital ratio of 305.6%. Following is Jacobs Engineering Group with a a Debt-to-Capital ratio of 821.9%. Quanta Services ranks third lowest with a a Debt-to-Capital ratio of 975.0%.

Integrated Electrical Services follows with a a Debt-to-Capital ratio of 1,149.8%, and EMCOR Group rounds out the bottom five with a a Debt-to-Capital ratio of 1,772.8%.

SmarTrend recommended that subscribers consider buying shares of Comfort Systems on September 19th, 2016 as our technology indicated a new Uptrend was in progress when shares hit $30.18. Since that recommendation, shares of Comfort Systems have risen 14.8%. We continue to monitor Comfort Systems for any potential shift so investors can protect gains and will alert SmarTrend subscribers immediately.

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