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ConAgra Foods Inc (NYSE:CAG)
Equity to Asset Ratio
0.29 (As of Aug. 2014)

Equity to Asset ratio is calculated as shareholder’s tangible equity divided by its total asset. ConAgra Foods Inc's total equity for the quarter that ended in Aug. 2014 was $5,661 Mil. ConAgra Foods Inc's total assets for the quarter that ended in Aug. 2014 was $19,373 Mil. Therefore, ConAgra Foods Inc's Equity to Asset Ratio for the quarter that ended in Aug. 2014 was 0.29.

CAG' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.18   Max: 0.44
Current: 0.29

0.18
0.44

During the past 13 years, the highest Equity to Asset Ratio of ConAgra Foods Inc was 0.44. The lowest was 0.18. And the median was 0.30.

CAG's Equity to Assetis ranked lower than
53% of the 1518 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 0.53 vs. CAG: 0.29 )

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 total shareholders' equity by total assets.

ConAgra Foods Inc's Equity to Asset Ratio for the fiscal year that ended in May. 2014 is calculated as

Equity to Asset (A: May. 2014 )=Total Equity/Total Assets
=5258.5/19366.4
=0.27

ConAgra Foods Inc's Equity to Asset Ratio for the quarter that ended in Aug. 2014 is calculated as

Equity to Asset (Q: Aug. 2014 )=Total Equity/Total Assets
=5661.3/19373.1
=0.29

* 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%.


Related Terms

Return on Equity, Total Assets, Total Equity


Historical Data

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

ConAgra Foods Inc Annual Data

May05May06May07May08May09May10May11May12May13May14
equity2asset 0.370.390.390.390.430.420.410.390.260.27

ConAgra Foods Inc Quarterly Data

May12Aug12Nov12Feb13May13Aug13Nov13Feb14May14Aug14
equity2asset 0.390.380.370.240.260.260.260.280.270.29
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