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Cencosud SA (NYSE:CNCO)
Cash to Debt Ratio
No Debt (As of Sep. 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. Cencosud SA's cash to debt ratio for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2013 was No Debt.

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, Cencosud SA could pay off its debt using the cash in hand for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2013.

CNCO' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.09   Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt

During the past 4 years, Cencosud SA's highest Cash to Debt Ratio was No Debt. The lowest was 0.09. And the median was No Debt.

CNCO's Cash to Debtis ranked higher than
96% of the 1083 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 2.50 vs. CNCO: No Debt )

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.

Cencosud SA's Cash to Debt Ratio for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2012 is calculated as:

Cencosud SA had no debt.

Cencosud SA's Cash to Debt Ratio for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2013 is calculated as:

Cencosud SA had no debt.

* 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.

Cencosud SA Annual Data

Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12
cash2debt 0.000.000.000.000.000.00No DebtNo DebtNo DebtNo Debt

Cencosud SA Quarterly Data

Dec10Mar11Jun11Sep11Dec11Mar12Jun12Sep12Dec12Sep13
cash2debt No Debt3.35No DebtNo DebtNo DebtNo DebtNo Debt0.09No DebtNo Debt
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