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Relatively High Debt to Asset Ratio Detected in Shares of Home Depot Inc in the Home Improvement Retail Industry (HD, LOW, SHOS, TTS, LL)

Oct 11, 2018 (SmarTrend(R) News Watch via COMTEX) --

Below are the three companies in the Home Improvement Retail industry with the highest debt to asset ratios. The Debt/Asset ratio shows the proportion of a company's assets that are financed through debt. If the ratio is greater than one, most of the company's assets are financed through debt.Home Depot Inc ranks highest with a a debt to asset ratio of 60.70. Lowe'S Cos Inc is next with a a debt to asset ratio of 48.16. Sears Hometown A ranks third highest with a a debt to asset ratio of 33.50.

Tile Shop Hldgs follows with a a debt to asset ratio of 10.19, and Lumber Liquidato rounds out the top five with a a debt to asset ratio of 3.65.

SmarTrend recommended that its subscribers protect gains by selling shares of Lumber Liquidato on July 31st, 2018 by issuing a Downtrend alert when the shares were trading at $19.61. Since that call, shares of Lumber Liquidato have fallen 29.2%. We are now looking for when a new Uptrend will commence and will alert SmarTrend subscribers in real time.

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