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Francescas Holdings Corp (NAS:FRAN)
Interest Expense
$-0.7 Mil (TTM As of Jul. 2014)

Interest Expense is the amount reported by a company or individual as an expense for borrowed money. Francescas Holdings Corp's interest expense for the three months ended in Jul. 2014 was $-0.2 Mil. Its interest expense for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jul. 2014 was $-0.7 Mil.

Interest Coverage is a ratio that determines how easily a company can pay interest expenses on outstanding debt. It is calculated by dividing a company’s Operating Income (EBIT) by its Interest Expense. Francescas Holdings Corp's Operating Income for the three months ended in Jul. 2014 was $16.7 Mil. Francescas Holdings Corp's Interest Expense for the three months ended in Jul. 2014 was $-0.2 Mil. Francescas Holdings Corp's interest coverage for the quarter that ended in Jul. 2014 was 98.59. The higher the ratio, the stronger the company’s financial strength is.


Definition

Interest Expense is the amount reported by a company or individual as an expense for borrowed money.

Francescas Holdings Corp Interest Expense for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jul. 2014 was -0.129 (Oct. 2013 ) + -0.226 (Jan. 2014 ) + -0.221 (Apr. 2014 ) + -0.169 (Jul. 2014 ) = $-0.7 Mil.

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their own currency.


Explanation

Interest Coverage is a ratio that determines how easily a company can pay interest expenses on outstanding debt. It is calculated by dividing a company’s Operating Income (EBIT) by its Interest Expense. The higher, the better.

Francescas Holdings Corp's interest expense for the three months ended in Jul. 2014 was $-0.2 Mil. Its operating income for the three months ended in Jul. 2014 was $16.7 Mil. And its Long-Term Debt for the three months ended in Jul. 2014 was $5.0 Mil.

Francescas Holdings Corp's Interest Coverage for the quarter that ended in Jul. 2014 is calculated as

Interest Coverage=-1*Operating Income (Q: Jul. 2014 )/Interest Expense (Q: Jul. 2014 )
=-1*16.662/-0.169
=98.59

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their own currency.

The higher the ratio, the stronger the company’s financial strength is.

Good Sign:

Ben Graham prefers companies interest coverage is at least 5. Francescas Holdings Corp has enough cash to cover all of its debt. Its financial situation is stable.


Historical Data

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their own currency.

Francescas Holdings Corp Annual Data

Jan10Jan11Jan12Jan13Jan14
Interest Expense 0.00.00.00.00.00.0-1.6-4.9-0.7-0.6

Francescas Holdings Corp Quarterly Data

Apr12Jul12Oct12Jan13Apr13Jul13Oct13Jan14Apr14Jul14
Interest Expense -0.3-0.2-0.1-0.1-0.1-0.1-0.1-0.2-0.2-0.2
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