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Sycamore Networks Inc (OTCPK:SCMR)
Equity to Asset Ratio
0.81 (As of Jan. 2013)

Equity to Asset ratio is calculated as shareholder’s tangible equity divided by its total asset. Sycamore Networks Inc's total equity for the quarter that ended in Jan. 2013 was $70.56 Mil. Sycamore Networks Inc's total assets for the quarter that ended in Jan. 2013 was $87.09 Mil. Therefore, Sycamore Networks Inc's Equity to Asset Ratio for the quarter that ended in Jan. 2013 was 0.81.

SCMR' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0   Max: 0
Current: 0

SCMR's Equity to Assetis ranked lower than
78% of the 638 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.57 vs. SCMR: 0.00 )

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.

Sycamore Networks Inc's Equity to Asset Ratio for the fiscal year that ended in Jul. 2012 is calculated as

Equity to Asset (A: Jul. 2012 )=Total Equity/Total Assets
=442.231/461.934
=0.96

Sycamore Networks Inc's Equity to Asset Ratio for the quarter that ended in Jan. 2013 is calculated as

Equity to Asset (Q: Jan. 2013 )=Total Equity/Total Assets
=70.555/87.093
=0.81

* 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.

Sycamore Networks Inc Annual Data

Jul03Jul04Jul05Jul06Jul07Jul08Jul09Jul10Jul11Jul12
equity2asset 0.960.960.960.960.940.970.970.960.960.96

Sycamore Networks Inc Quarterly Data

Oct10Jan11Apr11Jul11Oct11Jan12Apr12Jul12Oct12Jan13
equity2asset 0.970.950.960.960.960.950.960.960.890.81
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