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CareFusion Corp (NYSE:CFN)
Equity to Asset Ratio
0.60 (As of Dec. 2014)

Equity to Asset ratio is calculated as shareholders tangible equity divided by its total asset. CareFusion Corp's total equity for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2014 was \$5,507 Mil. CareFusion Corp's total assets for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2014 was \$9,198 Mil. Therefore, CareFusion Corp's Equity to Asset Ratio for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2014 was 0.60.

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.

CareFusion Corp's Equity to Asset Ratio for the fiscal year that ended in Jun. 2014 is calculated as

 Equity to Asset (A: Jun. 2014 ) = Total Equity / Total Assets = 5390 / 9655 = 0.56

CareFusion Corp'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 = 5507 / 9198 = 0.60

* 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.

CareFusion Corp Annual Data

 Jun07 Jun08 Jun09 Jun10 Jun11 Jun12 Jun13 Jun14 equity2asset 0.00 0.00 0.62 0.61 0.65 0.59 0.62 0.62 0.63 0.56

CareFusion Corp Quarterly Data

 Sep12 Dec12 Mar13 Jun13 Sep13 Dec13 Mar14 Jun14 Sep14 Dec14 equity2asset 0.65 0.65 0.63 0.63 0.64 0.62 0.62 0.56 0.59 0.60
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