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Naspers Debt-to-Equity

: 0.50 (As of Sep. 2021)
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Naspers's Short-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2021 was ZAR2,276 Mil. Naspers's Long-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2021 was ZAR156,594 Mil. Naspers's Total Stockholders Equity for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2021 was ZAR319,039 Mil. Naspers's debt to equity for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2021 was 0.50.

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.

The historical rank and industry rank for Naspers's Debt-to-Equity or its related term are showing as below:

JSE:NPN' s Debt-to-Equity Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.03   Med: 0.38   Max: 1.19
Current: 0.5

0.03
1.19

During the past 13 years, the highest Debt-to-Equity Ratio of Naspers was 1.19. The lowest was 0.03. And the median was 0.38.

JSE:NPN's Debt-to-Equity is ranked lower than
82% of the 457 Companies
in the Interactive Media industry.

( Industry Median: 0.12 vs. JSE:NPN: 0.50 )

Naspers Debt-to-Equity Historical Data

The historical data trend for Naspers's Debt-to-Equity can be seen below:

* 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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Naspers Annual Data
Trend Mar12 Mar13 Mar14 Mar15 Mar16 Mar17 Mar18 Mar19 Mar20 Mar21
Debt-to-Equity
Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 0.33 0.18 0.12 0.18 0.28

Naspers Semi-Annual Data
Mar12 Sep12 Mar13 Sep13 Mar14 Sep14 Mar15 Sep15 Mar16 Sep16 Mar17 Sep17 Mar18 Sep18 Mar19 Sep19 Mar20 Sep20 Mar21 Sep21
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 0.16 0.18 0.23 0.28 0.50

Competitive Comparison

For the Internet Content & Information subindustry, Naspers's Debt-to-Equity, along with its competitors' market caps and Debt-to-Equity data, can be viewed below:

* 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. Note that "N/A" values will not show up in the chart.

   

Naspers Debt-to-Equity Distribution

For the Interactive Media industry and Communication Services sector, Naspers's Debt-to-Equity distribution charts can be found below:

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



Naspers Debt-to-Equity Calculation

Debt to Equity measures the financial leverage a company has.

Naspers's Debt to Equity Ratio for the fiscal year that ended in Mar. 2021 is calculated as

Debt to Equity=Total Debt / Total Stockholders Equity
=(Short-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation + Long-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation) / Total Stockholders Equity
=(1780.8469003002 + 121935.63482055) / 436891.12947364
=0.28

Naspers's Debt to Equity Ratio for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2021 is calculated as

Debt to Equity=Total Debt / Total Stockholders Equity
=(Short-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation + Long-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation) / Total Stockholders Equity
=(2276.2428010648 + 156593.83167325) / 319038.77464924
=0.50

* 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.


Naspers  (JSE:NPN) 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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Naspers Business Description

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Address
40 Heerengracht, Cape Town, ZAF, 8001
Naspers Ltd is a global Internet and entertainment group and technology investors in the world. Operating in more than 120 countries and markets with long-term growth potential, Naspers builds companies that empower people and enrich communities. It runs some of the world's leading platforms in internet, video entertainment, and media. Naspers operates in various sectors including online classifieds, food delivery, payments, travel, education, health, and social and internet platforms. People use products and services of companies that Naspers has invested in, acquired or built, including Avito, Brainly, BYJU'S, Codecademy, Honor, Delivery Hero, eMAG, ibibo, iFood, letgo, Media24, Movile, MultiChoice, OLX, PayU, Showmax, SimilarWeb, Swiggy, Twiggle, Takealot, and Udemy.
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