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AECOM (NYSE:ACM)
Cash to Debt Ratio
0.17 (As of Sep. 2016)

Cash to Debt Ratio measures the financial strength of a company. It is calculated as a company's cash, cash equivalents, and marketable securities divide by its debt. AECOM's cash to debt ratio for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2016 was 0.17.

If Cash to Debt ratio is greater than 1, the company can pay off its debt using the cash in hand. Here we can see, AECOM couldn't pay off its debt using the cash in hand for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2016.

ACM' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.15   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.17

During the past 13 years, AECOM's highest Cash to Debt Ratio was No Debt. The lowest was 0.15. And the median was 0.66.

ACM's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
81% of the 1039 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 0.87 vs. ACM: 0.17 )

Definition

This is the ratio of a company's Cash, Cash Equivalents, Marketable Securities to its debt. The debt includes the Current Portion of Long-Term Debt and Long-Term Debt. This ratio measures the financial strength of a company. This ratio is updated quarterly.

AECOM's Cash to Debt Ratio for the fiscal year that ended in Sep. 2016 is calculated as:

 Cash to Debt Ratio = Cash, Cash Equivalents, Marketable Securities / Total Debt = Cash, Cash Equivalents, Marketable Securities / (Short-Term Debt + Long-Term Debt) = 692.145 / (366.324 + 3758.966) = 0.17

AECOM's Cash to Debt Ratio for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2016 is calculated as:

 Cash to Debt Ratio = Cash, Cash Equivalents, Marketable Securities / Total Debt = Cash, Cash Equivalents, Marketable Securities / (Short-Term Debt + Long-Term Debt) = 692.145 / (366.324 + 3758.966) = 0.17

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's currency.

Explanation

If Cash to Debt ratio is greater than 1, the company can pay off its debt using the cash in hand. If it is smaller than 1, it means the company has more debt than the cash in hands. In this case, it is important to look the the company's Interest Coverage. Ben Graham requires that a company must have an Interest Coverage of at least 5.

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Historical Data

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's currency.

AECOM Annual Data

 Sep07 Sep08 Sep09 Sep10 Sep11 Sep12 Sep13 Sep14 Sep15 Sep16 cash2debt 8.71 0.70 1.70 0.66 0.39 0.56 0.51 0.57 0.15 0.17

AECOM Quarterly Data

 Jun14 Sep14 Dec14 Mar15 Jun15 Sep15 Dec15 Mar16 Jun16 Sep16 cash2debt 0.49 0.57 0.15 0.13 0.13 0.15 0.15 0.15 0.15 0.17
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