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Rite Aid Corp  (NYSE:RAD) Debt-to-Equity: 12.92 (As of May. 2017)

Rite Aid Corp's Current Portion of Long-Term Debt for the quarter that ended in May. 2017 was $22 Mil. Rite Aid Corp's Long-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation for the quarter that ended in May. 2017 was $7,218 Mil. Rite Aid Corp's Total Equity for the quarter that ended in May. 2017 was $561 Mil. Rite Aid Corp's debt to equity for the quarter that ended in May. 2017 was 12.91.

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:RAD' s Debt-to-Equity Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -470.18   Max: 421.85
Current: 12.92

-470.18
421.85

During the past 13 years, the highest Debt-to-Equity Ratio of Rite Aid Corp was 421.85. The lowest was -470.18. And the median was 0.85.

NYSE:RAD's Debt-to-Equity is ranked lower than
98% of the 308 Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: 0.52 vs. NYSE:RAD: 12.92 )

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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Rite Aid Corp Annual Data

Feb08 Feb09 Feb10 Feb11 Feb12 Feb13 Feb14 Feb15 Feb16 Feb17
Debt-to-Equity Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only -2.45 -2.72 97.43 12.03 11.94

Rite Aid Corp Quarterly Data

Aug12 Nov12 Feb13 May13 Aug13 Nov13 Feb14 May14 Aug14 Nov14 Feb15 May15 Aug15 Nov15 Feb16 May16 Aug16 Nov16 Feb17 May17
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 11.79 11.75 11.26 11.94 12.92

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

Debt to Equity measures the financial leverage a company has.

Rite Aid Corp's Debt to Equity Ratio for the fiscal year that ended in Feb. 2017 is calculated as

Debt to Equity=Total Debt / Total Equity
=(Current Portion of Long-Term Debt + Long-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation) / Total Equity
=(21.335 + 7307.358) / 614.07
=11.93

Rite Aid Corp's Debt to Equity Ratio for the quarter that ended in May. 2017 is calculated as

Debt to Equity=Total Debt / Total Equity
=(Current Portion of Long-Term Debt + Long-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation) / Total Equity
=(22.46 + 7217.807) / 560.628
=12.91

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


Explanation

In the calculation of Debt to Equity, we use the total of Current Portion of Long-Term Debt and Long-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation divided by Total 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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