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Sandstorm Gold Ltd (AMEX:SAND)
Cash to Debt Ratio
41.39 (As of Sep. 2014)

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. Sandstorm Gold Ltd's cash to debt ratio for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2014 was 41.39.

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, Sandstorm Gold Ltd could pay off its debt using the cash in hand for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2014.

SAND' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 1.54   Max: No Debt
Current: 41.39

During the past 7 years, Sandstorm Gold Ltd's highest Cash to Debt Ratio was No Debt. The lowest was 1.54. And the median was No Debt.

SAND's Cash to Debtis ranked higher than
77% of the 2507 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 3.23 vs. SAND: 41.39 )

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.

Sandstorm Gold Ltd's Cash to Debt Ratio for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2013 is calculated as:

Sandstorm Gold Ltd had no debt.

Sandstorm Gold Ltd's Cash to Debt Ratio for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2014 is calculated as:

Cash to Debt Ratio=Cash and Cash Equivalents / Total Debt
=Cash and Cash Equivalents / (Short-Term Debt + Long-Term Debt)
=91.131 / (2.202 + 0)
=41.39

* 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.

Sandstorm Gold Ltd Annual Data

Mar07Mar08Mar09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13
cash2debt 0.000.000.00No DebtNo DebtNo DebtNo DebtNo DebtNo DebtNo Debt

Sandstorm Gold Ltd Quarterly Data

Jun12Sep12Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14
cash2debt No DebtNo DebtNo DebtNo DebtNo DebtNo DebtNo Debt1.5450.6341.39
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