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Relatively Low Debt-to-Capital Ratio Detected in Shares of Westrock Co in the Paper Packaging Industry (WRK, SON, PKG, BMS, AVY)

By Shiri Gupta

Below are the three companies in the Paper Packaging 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.

Westrock Co ranks lowest with a a Debt-to-Capital ratio of 3,868.1%. Following is Sonoco Products with a a Debt-to-Capital ratio of 4,555.1%. Packaging Corp ranks third lowest with a a Debt-to-Capital ratio of 5,484.2%.

Bemis Co follows with a a Debt-to-Capital ratio of 5,655.1%, and Avery Dennison rounds out the bottom five with a a Debt-to-Capital ratio of 6,018.9%.

SmarTrend recommended that its subscribers protect gains by selling shares of Sonoco Products on July 18th, 2019 by issuing a Downtrend alert when the shares were trading at $61.72. Since that call, shares of Sonoco Products have fallen 10.1%. We are now looking for when a new Uptrend will commence and will alert SmarTrend subscribers in real time.

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