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Constellation Brands Inc (NYSE:STZ)
Equity to Asset Ratio
0.37 (As of Aug. 2014)

Equity to Asset ratio is calculated as shareholder’s tangible equity divided by its total asset. Constellation Brands Inc's total equity for the quarter that ended in Aug. 2014 was $5,487 Mil. Constellation Brands Inc's total assets for the quarter that ended in Aug. 2014 was $14,657 Mil. Therefore, Constellation Brands Inc's Equity to Asset Ratio for the quarter that ended in Aug. 2014 was 0.37.

STZ' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.2   Max: 0.45
Current: 0.37

0.2
0.45

During the past 13 years, the highest Equity to Asset Ratio of Constellation Brands Inc was 0.45. The lowest was 0.20. And the median was 0.34.

STZ's Equity to Assetis ranked higher than
58% of the 253 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Wineries & Distilleries industry.

( Industry Median: 0.52 vs. STZ: 0.37 )

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.

Constellation Brands Inc's Equity to Asset Ratio for the fiscal year that ended in Feb. 2014 is calculated as

Equity to Asset (A: Feb. 2014 )=Total Equity/Total Assets
=4981.3/14302.1
=0.35

Constellation Brands 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
=5487.4/14657.4
=0.37

* 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.

Constellation Brands Inc Annual Data

Feb05Feb06Feb07Feb08Feb09Feb10Feb11Feb12Feb13Feb14
equity2asset 0.360.400.360.280.240.320.360.380.370.35

Constellation Brands Inc Quarterly Data

May12Aug12Nov12Feb13May13Aug13Nov13Feb14May14Aug14
equity2asset 0.330.330.330.370.320.320.330.350.360.37
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