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Nielsen Holdings is Among the Companies in the Research & Consulting Services Industry With the Highest Debt to Equity Ratio (NLSN, VRSK, EFX, HURN, MG)

By Nick Russo

Below are the three companies in the Research & Consulting Services industry with the highest debt to equity ratios. The Debt/Equity ratio measures a company's leverage and a high level often implies that a company has financed much of its growth with debt.

Nielsen Holdings ranks highest with a a debt to equity ratio of 198.8. Following is Verisk Analyti with a a debt to equity ratio of 156.3. Equifax Inc ranks third highest with a a debt to equity ratio of 85.2.

Huron Consulting follows with a a debt to equity ratio of 68.1, and Mistras Group In rounds out the top five with a a debt to equity ratio of 67.1.

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Ticker(s): NLSN VRSK EFX HURN MG