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Arch Coal Inc (NYSE:ACI)
Equity to Asset Ratio
0.20 (As of Dec. 2014)

Equity to Asset ratio is calculated as shareholders tangible equity divided by its total asset. Arch Coal Inc's total equity for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2014 was \$1,668 Mil. Arch Coal Inc's total assets for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2014 was \$8,430 Mil. Therefore, Arch Coal Inc's Equity to Asset Ratio for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2014 was 0.20.

ACI' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.1   Max: 0.48
Current: 0.2

0.1
0.48

During the past 13 years, the highest Equity to Asset Ratio of Arch Coal Inc was 0.48. The lowest was 0.10. And the median was 0.31.

ACI's Equity to Assetis ranked higher than
55% of the 185 Companies
in the Global Coal industry.

( Industry Median: 0.44 vs. ACI: 0.20 )

Definition

Equity to Asset ratio measures the ratios of the portion of the asset owned by shareholders out of the total asset. It indicates the leverage of the company, and the amount of debt the company uses in its operation.

Equity to Asset ratio is calculated by dividing shareholders tangible equity divided by its total asset.

Arch Coal Inc's Equity to Asset Ratio for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2014 is calculated as

 Equity to Asset (A: Dec. 2014 ) = Total Equity / Total Assets = 1668.154 / 8429.723 = 0.20

Arch Coal Inc's Equity to Asset Ratio for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2014 is calculated as

 Equity to Asset (Q: Dec. 2014 ) = Total Equity / Total Assets = 1668.154 / 8429.723 = 0.20

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

Explanation

Equity to Asset ratio can vary greatly across different industries, as they have different capital structure. A company with smaller Equity to Asset ratio (more leveraged) may have higher Return on Equity because of the leverage.

For banks, the required minimum Equity to Asset ratio by regulation is 5%. Some stronger banks may have Equity to Asset Ratio of more than 10%.

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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.

Arch Coal Inc Annual Data

 Dec05 Dec06 Dec07 Dec08 Dec09 Dec10 Dec11 Dec12 Dec13 Dec14 equity2asset 0.39 0.41 0.43 0.43 0.44 0.46 0.35 0.29 0.25 0.20

Arch Coal Inc Quarterly Data

 Sep12 Dec12 Mar13 Jun13 Sep13 Dec13 Mar14 Jun14 Sep14 Dec14 equity2asset 0.32 0.29 0.28 0.28 0.27 0.25 0.24 0.24 0.22 0.20
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