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Cascade Corporation (NYSE:CASC)
Cash to Debt Ratio
13.30 (As of Jan. 2013)

Cash to Debt Ratio measures the financial strength of a company. It is calculated as a company's cash and cash equivalents divide by its debt. Cascade Corporation's cash to debt ratio for the quarter that ended in Jan. 2013 was 13.30.

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, Cascade Corporation could pay off its debt using the cash in hand for the quarter that ended in Jan. 2013.

CASC' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0   Max: 0
Current: 0

CASC's Cash to Debtis ranked lower than
70% of the 165 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.45 vs. CASC: 0.00 )

Definition

This is the ratio of a company's Cash and cash equivalents 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.

Cascade Corporation's Cash to Debt Ratio for the fiscal year that ended in Jan. 2013 is calculated as:

Cash to Debt Ratio=Cash and Cash Equivalents / Total Debt
=Cash and Cash Equivalents / (Short-Term Debt + Long-Term Debt)
=46.543 / (0 + 3.5)
=13.30

Cascade Corporation's Cash to Debt Ratio for the quarter that ended in Jan. 2013 is calculated as:

Cash to Debt Ratio=Cash and Cash Equivalents / Total Debt
=Cash and Cash Equivalents / (Short-Term Debt + Long-Term Debt)
=46.543 / (0 + 3.5)
=13.30

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


Related Terms

Current Portion of Long-Term Debt, Long-Term Debt, Cash and Cash Equivalents (For Banks and Insurance Companies), Cash and Cash Equivalents


Historical Data

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

Cascade Corporation Annual Data

Jan04Jan05Jan06Jan07Jan08Jan09Jan10Jan11Jan12Jan13
cash2debt 0.590.791.960.720.190.300.340.805.7613.30

Cascade Corporation Quarterly Data

Oct10Jan11Apr11Jul11Oct11Jan12Apr12Jul12Oct12Jan13
cash2debt 0.460.800.540.660.875.764.502.6211.0213.30
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