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Sycamore Networks Inc  (OTCPK:SCMR) Cash-to-Debt: No Debt (As of Jan. 2013)

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. Sycamore Networks Inc's cash to debt ratio for the quarter that ended in Jan. 2013 was No Debt.

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, Sycamore Networks Inc could pay off its debt using the cash in hand for the quarter that ended in Jan. 2013.


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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Sycamore Networks Inc Annual Data

Jul03 Jul04 Jul05 Jul06 Jul07 Jul08 Jul09 Jul10 Jul11 Jul12
Cash-to-Debt Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 10,000.00 10,000.00 10,000.00 10,000.00 10,000.00

Sycamore Networks Inc Quarterly Data

Apr08 Jul08 Oct08 Jan09 Apr09 Jul09 Oct09 Jan10 Apr10 Jul10 Oct10 Jan11 Apr11 Jul11 Oct11 Jan12 Apr12 Jul12 Oct12 Jan13
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 10,000.00 10,000.00 10,000.00 10,000.00 10,000.00

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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.

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

Sycamore Networks Inc had no debt.

Sycamore Networks Inc's Cash to Debt Ratio for the quarter that ended in Jan. 2013 is calculated as:

Sycamore Networks Inc had no debt.

* 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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