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Dell Inc (NAS:DELL)
Equity to Asset Ratio
0.24 (As of Jul. 2013)

Equity to Asset ratio is calculated as shareholders tangible equity divided by its total asset. Dell Inc's total equity for the quarter that ended in Jul. 2013 was \$10,781 Mil. Dell Inc's total assets for the quarter that ended in Jul. 2013 was \$45,871 Mil. Therefore, Dell Inc's Equity to Asset Ratio for the quarter that ended in Jul. 2013 was 0.24.

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.

Dell Inc's Equity to Asset Ratio for the fiscal year that ended in Jan. 2013 is calculated as

 Equity to Asset (A: Jan. 2013 ) = Total Equity / Total Assets = 10680 / 47540 = 0.22

Dell Inc's Equity to Asset Ratio for the quarter that ended in Jul. 2013 is calculated as

 Equity to Asset (Q: Jul. 2013 ) = Total Equity / Total Assets = 10781 / 45871 = 0.24

* 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.

Dell Inc Annual Data

 Jan04 Jan05 Jan06 Jan07 Jan08 Jan09 Jan10 Jan11 Jan12 Jan13 equity2asset 0.33 0.28 0.17 0.17 0.14 0.16 0.17 0.20 0.20 0.23

Dell Inc Quarterly Data

 Apr11 Jul11 Oct11 Jan12 Apr12 Jul12 Oct12 Jan13 Apr13 Jul13 equity2asset 0.21 0.20 0.21 0.20 0.22 0.22 0.22 0.23 0.24 0.24
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