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Lowest Debt-to-Capital Ratio in the Health Care Supplies Industry Detected in Shares of Staar Surgical (STAA, WST, RTIX, XRAY, VIVO)

By Nick Russo

Below are the three companies in the Health Care Supplies 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.

Staar Surgical ranks lowest with a a Debt-to-Capital ratio of 1,270.2%. West Pharmaceut is next with a a Debt-to-Capital ratio of 1,333.9%. Rti Surgical Inc ranks third lowest with a a Debt-to-Capital ratio of 1,587.1%.

Dentsply Sirona follows with a a Debt-to-Capital ratio of 1,985.2%, and Meridian Biosci rounds out the bottom five with a a Debt-to-Capital ratio of 2,437.1%.

SmarTrend recommended that its subscribers protect gains by selling shares of Meridian Biosci on December 20th, 2018 by issuing a Downtrend alert when the shares were trading at $17.06. Since that call, shares of Meridian Biosci have fallen 33.6%. We are now looking for when a new Uptrend will commence and will alert SmarTrend subscribers in real time.

Keywords: lowest debt-to-capital ratio staar surgical west pharmaceut rti surgical inc dentsply sirona meridian biosci

Ticker(s): STAA WST RTIX XRAY VIVO