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Telular Corporation (NAS:WRLS)
Debt to Equity
0.34 (As of Mar. 2013)

Telular Corporation's current portion of long-term debt for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2013 was \$4.50 Mil. Telular Corporation's long-term debt for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2013 was \$20.89 Mil. Telular Corporation's total equity for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2013 was \$73.87 Mil. Telular Corporation's debt to equity for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2013 was 0.34.

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.

Telular Corporation's Debt to Equity Ratio for the fiscal year that ended in Sep. 2012 is calculated as

 Debt to Equity = Total Debt / Total Equity = (Current Portion of Long-Term Debt + Long-Term Debt) / Total Equity = (3.75 + 24.75) / 71.131 = 0.40

Telular Corporation's Debt to Equity Ratio for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2013 is calculated as

 Debt to Equity = Total Debt / Total Equity = (Current Portion of Long-Term Debt + Long-Term Debt) / Total Equity = (4.5 + 20.888) / 73.868 = 0.34

* 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.

Telular Corporation Annual Data

 Sep03 Sep04 Sep05 Sep06 Sep07 Sep08 Sep09 Sep10 Sep11 Sep12 deb2equity 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.09 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.40

Telular Corporation Quarterly Data

 Dec10 Mar11 Jun11 Sep11 Dec11 Mar12 Jun12 Sep12 Dec12 Mar13 deb2equity 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.43 0.42 0.40 0.38 0.34
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