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Lowest Debt-to-Capital Ratio in the Tobacco Industry Detected in Shares of Universal Corp (UVV, RAI, MO, AOI, VGR)

By Nick Russo

Below are the three companies in the Tobacco 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.

Universal Corp ranks lowest with a a Debt-to-Capital ratio of 2,438.8%. Following is Reynolds America with a a Debt-to-Capital ratio of 3,774.8%. Altria Group Inc ranks third lowest with a a Debt-to-Capital ratio of 5,200.4%.

Alliance One Int follows with a a Debt-to-Capital ratio of 8,736.2%, and Vector Group Ltd rounds out the bottom five with a a Debt-to-Capital ratio of 12,755.4%.

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Ticker(s): UVV RAI MO AOI VGR