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TIBCO Software Inc (NAS:TIBX)
Debt to Equity
0.60 (As of Aug. 2014)

TIBCO Software Inc's current portion of long-term debt for the quarter that ended in Aug. 2014 was \$0 Mil. TIBCO Software Inc's long-term debt for the quarter that ended in Aug. 2014 was \$552 Mil. TIBCO Software Inc's total equity for the quarter that ended in Aug. 2014 was \$914 Mil. TIBCO Software Inc's debt to equity for the quarter that ended in Aug. 2014 was 0.60.

A high debt to equity ratio generally means that a company has been aggressive in financing its growth with debt. This can result in volatile earnings as a result of the additional interest expense.

Definition

Debt to Equity measures the financial leverage a company has.

TIBCO Software Inc's Debt to Equity Ratio for the fiscal year that ended in Nov. 2013 is calculated as

 Debt to Equity = Total Debt / Total Equity = (Current Portion of Long-Term Debt + Long-Term Debt) / Total Equity = (0 + 540.022) / 952.217 = 0.57

TIBCO Software Inc's Debt to Equity Ratio for the quarter that ended in Aug. 2014 is calculated as

 Debt to Equity = Total Debt / Total Equity = (Current Portion of Long-Term Debt + Long-Term Debt) / Total Equity = (0 + 552.266) / 914.193 = 0.60

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

Explanation

In the calculation of Debt to Equity, we use the total of Current Portion of Long-Term Debt and Long-Term Debt divided by Total Equity. In some calculations, Total Liabilities is used to for calculation.

Be Aware

Because a company can increase its Return on Equity by having more financial leverage, it is important to watch the leverage ratio when investing in high Return on Equity companies.

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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.

TIBCO Software Inc Annual Data

 Nov04 Nov05 Nov06 Nov07 Nov08 Nov09 Nov10 Nov11 Nov12 Nov13 deb2equity 0.06 0.06 0.05 0.05 0.06 0.05 0.05 0.08 0.62 0.57

TIBCO Software Inc Quarterly Data

 May12 Aug12 Nov12 Feb13 May13 Aug13 Nov13 Feb14 May14 Aug14 deb2equity 0.71 0.68 0.62 0.62 0.61 0.60 0.57 0.57 0.58 0.60
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