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Top 5 Companies in the Cable & Satellite Industry With the Highest Debt to Equity Ratio (GNCMA, DISH, CHTR, CABO, CMCSA)

By James Quinn

Below are the three companies in the Cable & Satellite 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.

Gen Comm-A ranks highest with a a debt to equity ratio of 6,149.0. Following is Dish Network-A with a a debt to equity ratio of 233.6. Charter Commun-A ranks third highest with a a debt to equity ratio of 179.7.

Cable One Inc follows with a a debt to equity ratio of 175.0, and Comcast Corp-A rounds out the top five with a a debt to equity ratio of 94.1.

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Ticker(s): GNCMA DISH CHTR CABO CMCSA