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Shares of Weis Markets Inc Rank the Lowest in Terms of Debt-to-Capital Ratio in the Food Retail Industry (WMK, VLGEA, WFM, NGVC, SFM)

By Nick Russo

Below are the three companies in the Food Retail 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.

Weis Markets Inc ranks lowest with a a Debt-to-Capital ratio of 650.5%. Following is Village Super -A with a a Debt-to-Capital ratio of 1,319.3%. Whole Foods Mkt ranks third lowest with a a Debt-to-Capital ratio of 2,399.7%.

Natural Grocers follows with a a Debt-to-Capital ratio of 3,158.9%, and Sprouts Farmers rounds out the bottom five with a a Debt-to-Capital ratio of 4,259.0%.

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