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Shares of Houlihan Lokey I Rank the Lowest in Terms of Debt-to-Capital Ratio in the Investment Banking & Brokerage Industry (HLI, EVR, GCAP, ETFC, RJF)

By Amy Schwartz

Below are the three companies in the Investment Banking & Brokerage 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.

Houlihan Lokey I ranks lowest with a a Debt-to-Capital ratio of 137.2%. Following is Evercore Partn-A with a a Debt-to-Capital ratio of 1,994.2%. Gain Capital Hol ranks third lowest with a a Debt-to-Capital ratio of 3,175.4%.

E*Trade Financia follows with a a Debt-to-Capital ratio of 3,318.9%, and Raymond James rounds out the bottom five with a a Debt-to-Capital ratio of 4,163.8%.

SmarTrend recommended that its subscribers protect gains by selling shares of Evercore Partn-A on September 27th, 2019 by issuing a Downtrend alert when the shares were trading at $79.84. Since that call, shares of Evercore Partn-A have fallen 5.1%. We are now looking for when a new Uptrend will commence and will alert SmarTrend subscribers in real time.

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Ticker(s): HLI EVR GCAP ETFC RJF