High Debt to Watch in these Large Cap Services Stocks Now

Wall St. Watchdog reveals information about heavily indebted large cap companies in the Services sector.

  • Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE:WMT): This company holds $58,484,000,000 in debt on its balance sheet, against $51,893,000,000 in assets, for a debt-to-assets ratio of 1.13. The stock recently traded at$48.92 and its market capitalization is $169,877,700,000. About the company: Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. operates discount stores, supercenters, and neighborhood markets. The Company’s discount stores and supercenters offer merchandise such as apparel, housewares, small appliances, electronics, and hardware. Walmart’s markets offer a full-line supermarket and a limited assortment of general merchandise. The Company operates nationally and internationally.
  • Telefonica S.A. (ADR) (NYSE:TEF): This company holds $47,535,520,502 in debt on its balance sheet, against $29,882,146,785 in assets, for a debt-to-assets ratio of 1.59. The stock recently traded at$19.99 and its market capitalization is $93,618,270,449. About the company: Telefonica S.A. provides telecommunications services mainly to countries in Europe and Latin America. The Company offers fixed-line and mobile telephone, Internet, and data transmission services to residential and corporate customers.
  • Nippon Telegraph + Telephone Corp. (ADR) (NYSE:NTT): This company holds $47,478,458,911 in debt on its balance sheet, against $61,393,855,561 in assets, for a debt-to-assets ratio of 0.77. The stock recently traded at$22.50 and its market capitalization is $67,025,035,391. About the company: NIPPON TELEGRAPH AND TELEPHONE CORPORATION (NYSE:NTT) provides a variety of telecommunication services, including telephone, telegraph, leased circuits, data communication, terminal equipment sales, and related services. The Company provides both local and long distance telephone services within Japan.
  • Vodafone Group Plc (ADR) (NASDAQ:VOD): This company holds $44,361,370,986 in debt on its balance sheet, against $27,858,775,857 in assets, for a debt-to-assets ratio of 1.59. The stock recently traded at$26.00 and its market capitalization is $136,402,831,602. About the company: Vodafone Group Plc provides a range of mobile telecommunications services, including voice and data communications. Vodafone has equity interests in 28 countries and Partner Networks in a further 7 countries with almost all the Group’s mobile subsidiaries operating principally under the brand name Vodafone. In the United States their associated undertaking operates as Verizon Wireless.
  • China Mobile Ltd. (ADR) (NYSE:CHL): This company holds $39,691,499,590 in debt on its balance sheet, against $49,978,402,484 in assets, for a debt-to-assets ratio of 0.79. The stock recently traded at$44.78 and its market capitalization is $187,221,962,354. About the company: China Mobile Limited, through its subsidiaries, provides cellular telecommunications and related services in the People’s Republic of China and Hong Kong SAR.
  • AT+T Inc. (NYSE:T): This company holds $33,951,000,000 in debt on its balance sheet, against $19,951,000,000 in assets, for a debt-to-assets ratio of 1.70. The stock recently traded at$27.70 and its market capitalization is $164,150,200,000. About the company: AT&T Inc. is a communications holding company. The Company, through its subsidiaries and affiliates, provides local and long-distance phone service, wireless and data communications, Internet access and messaging, IP-based and satellite television, security services, telecommunications equipment, and directory advertising and publishing.
  • France Telecom SA (ADR) (NYSE:FTE): This company holds $33,484,348,055 in debt on its balance sheet, against $21,474,159,974 in assets, for a debt-to-assets ratio of 1.56. The stock recently traded at$18.37 and its market capitalization is $49,998,464,313. About the company: France Telecom SA provides telecommunications services to residential, professional, and large business customers. The Company offers public fixed-line telephone, leased lines and data transmission, mobile telecommunications, cable television, Internet and wireless applications, and broadcasting services, and telecommunications equipment sales and rentals.
  • China Unicom (Hong Kong) Limited (ADR) (NYSE:CHU): This company holds $30,780,126,603 in debt on its balance sheet, against $6,553,607,871 in assets, for a debt-to-assets ratio of 4.70. The stock recently traded at$17.82 and its market capitalization is $43,062,899,554. About the company: China Unicom (Hong Kong) Limited, through its subsidiaries, provides telecommunications services in the People’s Republic of China. The Company’s services include cellular, paging, long distance, data, and Internet services.
  • Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ): This company holds $30,597,000,000 in debt on its balance sheet, against $22,348,000,000 in assets, for a debt-to-assets ratio of 1.37. The stock recently traded at$33.12 and its market capitalization is $93,748,840,000. About the company: Verizon Communications Inc. is an integrated telecommunications company that provides wire line voice and data services, wireless services, Internet services, and published directory information. The Company also provides network services for the federal government including business phone lines, data services, telecommunications equipment and payphones.
  • Automatic Data Processing (NASDAQ:ADP): This company holds $26,786,800,000 in debt on its balance sheet, against $28,583,500,000 in assets, for a debt-to-assets ratio of 0.94. The stock recently traded at$45.65 and its market capitalization is $22,811,520,000. About the company: Automatic Data Processing, Inc. is a global provider of business outsourcing solutions. The Company’s services include a wide range of human resource, payroll, tax and benefits administration solutions. Automatic Data also provides solutions to auto, truck, motorcycle, marine and recreational vehicle dealers.

(Note: Selected financial data are sourced from screener.co.  All data are assumed to be accurate.)

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