Relatively Low Debt-to-Capital Ratio Detected in Shares of Universal in the Tobacco Industry (UVV, RAI, MO, AOI, VGR)
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 ranks lowest with a a Debt-to-Capital ratio of 24.7%. Reynolds American is next with a a Debt-to-Capital ratio of 49.2%. Altria Group ranks third lowest with a a Debt-to-Capital ratio of 81.6%.
Alliance One International follows with a a Debt-to-Capital ratio of 85.9%, and Vector Group rounds out the bottom five with a a Debt-to-Capital ratio of 106.8%.
SmarTrend recommended that its subscribers protect gains by selling shares of Vector Group on September 30th, 2016 by issuing a Downtrend alert when the shares were trading at $21.63. Since that call, shares of Vector Group have fallen 6.4%. We are now looking for when a new Uptrend will commence and will alert SmarTrend subscribers in real time.
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