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CommVault Systems Inc (NAS:CVLT)
Interest Coverage
10,000.00 (As of Jun. 2014)

Interest Coverage is a ratio that determines how easily a company can pay interest expenses on outstanding debt. It is calculated by dividing a company’s Operating Income (EBIT) by its Interest Expense. CommVault Systems Inc's Operating Income for the three months ended in Jun. 2014 was $18.2 Mil. CommVault Systems Inc's Interest Expense for the three months ended in Jun. 2014 was $0.0 Mil. CommVault Systems Inc's interest coverage for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2014 was 10,000.00. The higher the ratio, the stronger the company’s financial strength is.

Good Sign:

CommVault Systems Inc has no debt.

CVLT' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 23.21   Max: 9999.99
Current: No Debt

23.21
9999.99

During the past 13 years, the highest interest coverage of CommVault Systems Inc was 9999.99. The lowest was 23.21. And the median was 601.18.

CVLT's Interest Coverageis ranked higher than
69% of the 1135 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 704.34 vs. CVLT: No Debt )

Definition

Interest Coverage is a ratio that determines how easily a company can pay interest expenses on outstanding debt. It is calculated by dividing a company’s Operating Income (EBIT) by its Interest Expense:

If Interest Expense is negative and Operating Income is positive, then

Interest Coverage=-1*Operating Income/Interest Expense

Else if Interest Expense is negative and Operating Income is negative, then

CommVault Systems Inc did not have earnings to cover the interest expense.

Else if Interest Expense is 0 and Long-Term Debt is 0, or Interest Expense is positive, then

CommVault Systems Inc had no debt.

CommVault Systems Inc's Interest Coverage for the fiscal year that ended in Mar. 2014 is calculated as

Here, for the fiscal year that ended in Mar. 2014, CommVault Systems Inc's Interest Expense was $0.0 Mil. Its Operating Income was $100.4 Mil. And its Long-Term Debt was $0.0 Mil.

CommVault Systems Inc had no debt.

CommVault Systems Inc's Interest Coverage for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2014 is calculated as

Here, for the three months ended in Jun. 2014, CommVault Systems Inc's Interest Expense was $0.0 Mil. Its Operating Income was $18.2 Mil. And its Long-Term Debt was $0.0 Mil.

CommVault Systems Inc had no debt.

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

The higher the ratio, the stronger the company’s financial strength is.


Explanation

Ben Graham requires that a company has a minimum interest coverage of 5 with the companies he invested. If the interest coverage is less than 2, the company is burdened by debt. Any business slow or recession may drag the company into a situation where it cannot pay the interest on its debt.

Interest Coverage is an important factor when GuruFocus ranks a company’s overage financial strength.


Related Terms

Operating Income, Interest Expense, Financial Strength


Historical Data

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

CommVault Systems Inc Annual Data

Mar05Mar06Mar07Mar08Mar09Mar10Mar11Mar12Mar13Mar14
interest_coverage 23.211,421.7150.83207.67117.18300.46337.46864.89No DebtNo Debt

CommVault Systems Inc Quarterly Data

Mar12Jun12Sep12Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14
interest_coverage No DebtNo DebtNo DebtNo DebtNo DebtNo DebtNo DebtNo DebtNo DebtNo Debt
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