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Sears Canada Debt-to-Equity

: 1.78 (As of Apr. 2017)
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Sears Canada's Short-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation for the quarter that ended in Apr. 2017 was $3 Mil. Sears Canada's Long-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation for the quarter that ended in Apr. 2017 was $102 Mil. Sears Canada's Total Stockholders Equity for the quarter that ended in Apr. 2017 was $59 Mil. Sears Canada's debt to equity for the quarter that ended in Apr. 2017 was 1.78.

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.


Sears Canada Debt-to-Equity Historical Data

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.

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Sears Canada Annual Data
Jan08 Jan09 Jan10 Jan11 Jan12 Jan13 Jan14 Jan15 Jan16 Jan17
Debt-to-Equity Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 0.06 0.03 0.05 0.04 0.09

Sears Canada Quarterly Data
Jul12 Oct12 Jan13 Apr13 Jul13 Oct13 Jan14 Apr14 Jul14 Oct14 Jan15 Apr15 Jul15 Oct15 Jan16 Apr16 Jul16 Oct16 Jan17 Apr17
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 0.05 0.06 0.08 0.09 1.78

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Sears Canada Debt-to-Equity Distribution

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



Sears Canada Debt-to-Equity Calculation

Debt to Equity measures the financial leverage a company has.

Sears Canada's Debt to Equity Ratio for the fiscal year that ended in Jan. 2017 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
=(2.8066449214898 + 12.59197451263) / 168.55040582568
=0.09

Sears Canada's Debt to Equity Ratio for the quarter that ended in Apr. 2017 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
=(2.9768549527424 + 102.40381037434) / 59.239413559574
=1.78

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.


Sears Canada  (OTCPK:SRSCQ) 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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