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Shares of National Healthcare Rank the Lowest in Terms of Debt-to-Capital Ratio in the Health Care Facilities Industry (NHC, ENSG, USPH, UHS, WOOF)

By Amy Schwartz

Below are the three companies in the Health Care Facilities 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.

National Healthcare ranks lowest with a a Debt-to-Capital ratio of 5.6%. Ensign Group Inc/The is next with a a Debt-to-Capital ratio of 14.5%. US Physical Therapy ranks third lowest with a a Debt-to-Capital ratio of 20.1%.

Universal Health Services follows with a a Debt-to-Capital ratio of 41.1%, and VCA Antech rounds out the bottom five with a a Debt-to-Capital ratio of 42.2%.

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Ticker(s): NHC ENSG USPH UHS WOOF