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Sanofi (NYSE:SNY)
Interest Expense
$-804 Mil (TTM As of Sep. 2014)

Interest Expense is the amount reported by a company or individual as an expense for borrowed money. Sanofi's interest expense for the three months ended in Sep. 2014 was $-195 Mil. Its interest expense for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2014 was $-804 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. Sanofi's Operating Income for the three months ended in Sep. 2014 was $2,261 Mil. Sanofi's Interest Expense for the three months ended in Sep. 2014 was $-195 Mil. Sanofi's interest coverage for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2014 was 11.58. 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.

Sanofi Interest Expense for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2014 was -209.809264305 (Dec. 2013 ) + -203.038674033 (Mar. 2014 ) + -196.211096076 (Jun. 2014 ) + -195.183776933 (Sep. 2014 ) = $-804 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.

Sanofi's interest expense for the three months ended in Sep. 2014 was $-195 Mil. Its operating income for the three months ended in Sep. 2014 was $2,261 Mil. And its Long-Term Debt for the three months ended in Sep. 2014 was $0 Mil.

Sanofi's Interest Coverage for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2014 is calculated as

Interest Coverage=-1*Operating Income (Q: Sep. 2014 )/Interest Expense (Q: Sep. 2014 )
=-1*2261.08998733/-195.183776933
=11.58

* 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.


Historical Data

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

Sanofi Annual Data

Dec04Dec05Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13
Interest Expense -314-646-591-485-444-462-624-712-735-834

Sanofi Quarterly Data

Jun12Sep12Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14
Interest Expense -163-241-259-205-202-201-210-203-196-195
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