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Cal-Maine Foods Inc  (NAS:CALM) Cash-to-Debt: 14.26 (As of May. 2017)

Cash to Debt Ratio measures the financial strength of a company. It is calculated as a company's cash, cash equivalents, and marketable securities divide by its debt. Cal-Maine Foods Inc's cash to debt ratio for the quarter that ended in May. 2017 was 14.26.

If Cash to Debt ratio is greater than 1, the company can pay off its debt using the cash in hand. Here we can see, Cal-Maine Foods Inc could pay off its debt using the cash in hand for the quarter that ended in May. 2017.

NAS:CALM' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.04   Max: 15.23
Current: 14.26

0.04
15.23

During the past 13 years, Cal-Maine Foods Inc's highest Cash to Debt Ratio was 15.23. The lowest was 0.04. And the median was 0.63.

NAS:CALM's Cash-to-Debt is ranked higher than
74% of the 1580 Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: 0.57 vs. NAS:CALM: 14.26 )

Historical Data

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's currency.

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Cal-Maine Foods Inc Annual Data

May08 May09 May10 May11 May12 May13 May14 May15 May16 May17
Cash-to-Debt Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 2.81 3.43 5.09 15.23 14.26

Cal-Maine Foods Inc Quarterly Data

Aug12 Nov12 Feb13 May13 Aug13 Nov13 Feb14 May14 Aug14 Nov14 Feb15 May15 Aug15 Nov15 Feb16 May16 Aug16 Nov16 Feb17 May17
Cash-to-Debt Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 15.23 12.76 8.79 8.33 14.26

Competitive Comparison
* Competitive companies are chosen from companies within the same industry, with headquarter located in same country, with closest market capitalization; x-axis shows the market cap, and y-axis shows the term value; the bigger the dot, the larger the market cap.


Calculation

This is the ratio of a company's Cash, Cash Equivalents, Marketable Securities to its debt. The debt includes the Current Portion of Long-Term Debt and Long-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation. This ratio measures the financial strength of a company. This ratio is updated quarterly.

Cal-Maine Foods Inc's Cash to Debt Ratio for the fiscal year that ended in May. 2017 is calculated as:

Cal-Maine Foods Inc's Cash to Debt Ratio for the quarter that ended in May. 2017 is calculated as:

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's currency.


Explanation

If Cash to Debt ratio is greater than 1, the company can pay off its debt using the cash in hand. If it is smaller than 1, it means the company has more debt than the cash in hands. In this case, it is important to look the the company's Interest Coverage. Ben Graham requires that a company must have an Interest Coverage of at least 5.


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