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Gold Fields Debt-to-Equity

: 0.53 (As of Dec. 2020)
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Gold Fields's Short-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2020 was $148 Mil. Gold Fields's Long-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2020 was $1,808 Mil. Gold Fields's Total Stockholders Equity for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2020 was $3,665 Mil. Gold Fields's debt to equity for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2020 was 0.53.

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.

NYSE:GFI' s Debt-to-Equity Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01   Med: 0.17   Max: 0.79
Current: 0.53

0.01
0.79

During the past 13 years, the highest Debt-to-Equity Ratio of Gold Fields was 0.79. The lowest was 0.01. And the median was 0.17.

NYSE:GFI's Debt-to-Equity is ranked lower than
77% of the 1302 Companies
in the Metals & Mining industry.

( Industry Median: 0.09 vs. NYSE:GFI: 0.53 )

Gold Fields Debt-to-Equity Historical Data

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.

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Gold Fields Annual Data
Dec11 Dec12 Dec13 Dec14 Dec15 Dec16 Dec17 Dec18 Dec19 Dec20
Debt-to-Equity Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 0.56 0.54 0.77 0.79 0.53

Gold Fields Semi-Annual Data
Jun11 Dec11 Jun12 Dec12 Jun13 Dec13 Jun14 Dec14 Jun15 Dec15 Jun16 Dec16 Jun17 Dec17 Jun18 Dec18 Jun19 Dec19 Jun20 Dec20
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 0.77 0.86 0.79 0.77 0.53

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.


Gold Fields Debt-to-Equity Distribution

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



Gold Fields Debt-to-Equity Calculation

Debt to Equity measures the financial leverage a company has.

Gold Fields's Debt to Equity Ratio for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2020 is calculated as

Gold Fields's Debt to Equity Ratio for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2020 is calculated as

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.


Gold Fields  (NYSE:GFI) 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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