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Guess? Inc (NYSE:GES)
Cash to Debt Ratio
15.28 (As of Apr. 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. Guess? Inc's cash to debt ratio for the quarter that ended in Apr. 2016 was 15.28.

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, Guess? Inc could pay off its debt using the cash in hand for the quarter that ended in Apr. 2016.

GES' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.03   Max: 70.24
Current: 17.17

0.03
70.24

During the past 13 years, Guess? Inc's highest Cash to Debt Ratio was 70.24. The lowest was 0.03. And the median was 1.94.

GES's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
70% of the 939 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.95 vs. GES: 17.17 )

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.

Guess? Inc's Cash to Debt Ratio for the fiscal year that ended in Jan. 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) = 445.48 / (4.024 + 2.318) = 70.24

Guess? Inc's Cash to Debt Ratio for the quarter that ended in Apr. 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) = 427.485 / (4.443 + 23.539) = 15.28

* 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.

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Historical Data

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

Guess? Inc Annual Data

 Dec06 Jan08 Jan09 Jan10 Jan11 Jan12 Jan13 Jan14 Jan15 Jan16 cash2debt 4.21 5.11 7.62 30.44 30.71 40.53 32.89 43.28 62.68 70.24

Guess? Inc Quarterly Data

 Apr14 Jul14 Oct14 Jan15 Apr15 Jul15 Oct15 Jan16 Apr16 Jul16 cash2debt 54.63 53.43 44.39 62.68 60.03 68.28 60.61 70.24 15.28 17.17
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