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Dell Inc (NAS:DELL)
Long-Term Debt to Total Assets
0.09 (As of Jul. 2013)

LT Debt to Total Assets is a measurement representing the percentage of a corporation's assets that are financed with loans and financial obligations lasting more than one year. The ratio provides a general measure of the financial position of a company, including its ability to meet financial requirements for outstanding loans. It is calculated as a company's long-term debt divide by its total assets. Dell Inc's long-term debt to total assests ratio for the quarter that ended in Jul. 2013 was 0.09.

Dell Inc's long-term debt to total assets ratio declined from Jul. 2012 (0.13) to Jul. 2013 (0.09). It may suggest that Dell Inc is progressively becoming less dependent on debt to grow their business.

Definition

Dell Inc's Long-Term Debt to Total Asset Ratio for the fiscal year that ended in Jan. 2013 is calculated as

 LT Debt to Total Assets (A: Jan. 2013 ) = Long-Term Debt (A: Jan. 2013 ) / Total Assets (A: Jan. 2013 ) = 5242 / 47540 = 0.11

Dell Inc's Long-Term Debt to Total Asset Ratio for the quarter that ended in Jul. 2013 is calculated as

 LT Debt to Total Assets (Q: Jul. 2013 ) = Long-Term Debt (Q: Jul. 2013 ) / Total Assets (Q: Jul. 2013 ) = 4075 / 45871 = 0.09

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

Explanation

LT Debt to Total Asset is a measurement representing the percentage of a corporation's assets that are financed with loans and financial obligations lasting more than one year. The ratio provides a general measure of the financial position of a company, including its ability to meet financial requirements for outstanding loans. A year-over-year decrease in this metric would suggest the company is progressively becoming less dependent on debt to grow their business.

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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 ltd2asset 0.03 0.02 0.03 0.02 0.01 0.07 0.10 0.13 0.14 0.11

Dell Inc Quarterly Data

 Apr11 Jul11 Oct11 Jan12 Apr12 Jul12 Oct12 Jan13 Apr13 Jul13 ltd2asset 0.17 0.15 0.15 0.14 0.13 0.13 0.12 0.11 0.09 0.09
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