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Relatively High Debt to Equity Ratio Detected in Shares of Cap Senior Livin in the Health Care Facilities Industry (CSU, BKD, SEM, ACHC, UHS)

By Nick Russo

Below are the three companies in the Health Care Facilities 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.

Cap Senior Livin ranks highest with a a debt to equity ratio of 1,255.5. Following is Brookdale Sr with a a debt to equity ratio of 335.9. Select Medical ranks third highest with a a debt to equity ratio of 331.5.

Acadia Healthcar follows with a a debt to equity ratio of 125.9, and Universal Hlth-B rounds out the top five with a a debt to equity ratio of 81.4.

SmarTrend recommended that its subscribers protect gains by selling shares of Cap Senior Livin on July 23rd, 2019 by issuing a Downtrend alert when the shares were trading at $4.67. Since that call, shares of Cap Senior Livin have fallen 87.2%. We are now looking for when a new Uptrend will commence and will alert SmarTrend subscribers in real time.

Keywords: highest debt to equity ratio cap senior livin brookdale sr select medical acadia healthcar universal hlth-b

Ticker(s): CSU BKD SEM ACHC UHS