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Apple Debt-to-Equity

: 1.21 (As of Dec. 2019)
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Apple's Short-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2019 was $15,214 Mil. Apple's Long-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2019 was $93,078 Mil. Apple's Total Stockholders Equity for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2019 was $89,531 Mil. Apple's debt to equity for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2019 was 1.21.

A high debt to equity ratio generally means that a company has been aggressive in financing its growth with debt. This can result in volatile earnings as a result of the additional interest expense.

NAS:AAPL' s Debt-to-Equity Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0   Max: 1.21
Current: 1.21

0
1.21

During the past 13 years, the highest Debt-to-Equity Ratio of Apple was 1.21. The lowest was 0.00. And the median was 0.25.

NAS:AAPL's Debt-to-Equity is ranked lower than
90% of the 1983 Companies
in the Hardware industry.

( Industry Median: 0.30 vs. NAS:AAPL: 1.21 )

Apple Debt-to-Equity 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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Apple Annual Data
Sep10 Sep11 Sep12 Sep13 Sep14 Sep15 Sep16 Sep17 Sep18 Sep19
Debt-to-Equity Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 0.54 0.68 0.86 1.07 1.19

Apple Quarterly Data
Mar15 Jun15 Sep15 Dec15 Mar16 Jun16 Sep16 Dec16 Mar17 Jun17 Sep17 Dec17 Mar18 Jun18 Sep18 Dec18 Mar19 Jun19 Sep19 Dec19
Debt-to-Equity 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 0.97 1.06 1.12 1.19 1.21

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.


Apple Debt-to-Equity Distribution

* The bar in red indicates where Apple's Debt-to-Equity falls into.



Apple Debt-to-Equity Calculation

Debt to Equity measures the financial leverage a company has.

Apple's Debt to Equity Ratio for the fiscal year that ended in Sep. 2019 is calculated as

Apple's Debt to Equity Ratio for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2019 is calculated as

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


Apple  (NAS:AAPL) Debt-to-Equity Explanation

In the calculation of Debt to Equity, we use the total of Short-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation and Long-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation divided by Total Stockholders Equity. In some calculations, Total Liabilities is used to for calculation.


Be Aware

Because a company can increase its ROE % by having more financial leverage, it is important to watch the leverage ratio when investing in high ROE % companies.


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