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Viasat (Viasat) Debt-to-EBITDA : 6.17 (As of Dec. 2023)


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What is Viasat Debt-to-EBITDA?

Debt-to-EBITDA measures a company's ability to pay off its debt.

Viasat's Short-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2023 was $138 Mil. Viasat's Long-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2023 was $7,606 Mil. Viasat's annualized EBITDA for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2023 was $1,255 Mil. Viasat's annualized Debt-to-EBITDA for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2023 was 6.17.

A high Debt-to-EBITDA ratio generally means that a company may spend more time to paying off its debt. According to Joel Tillinghast's BIG MONEY THINKS SMALL: Biases, Blind Spots, and Smarter Investing, a ratio of Debt-to-EBITDA exceeding four is usually considered scary unless tangible assets cover the debt.

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

VSAT' s Debt-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.63   Med: 5.59   Max: 82.63
Current: 82.63

During the past 13 years, the highest Debt-to-EBITDA Ratio of Viasat was 82.63. The lowest was 2.63. And the median was 5.59.

VSAT's Debt-to-EBITDA is ranked worse than
99.25% of 1739 companies
in the Hardware industry
Industry Median: 1.79 vs VSAT: 82.63

Viasat Debt-to-EBITDA Historical Data

The historical data trend for Viasat's Debt-to-EBITDA 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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Viasat Debt-to-EBITDA Chart

Viasat Annual Data
Trend Mar14 Mar15 Mar16 Mar17 Mar18 Mar19 Mar20 Mar21 Mar22 Mar23
Debt-to-EBITDA
Get a 7-Day Free Trial Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 5.47 5.70 6.25 7.37 7.62

Viasat Quarterly Data
Mar19 Jun19 Sep19 Dec19 Mar20 Jun20 Sep20 Dec20 Mar21 Jun21 Sep21 Dec21 Mar22 Jun22 Sep22 Dec22 Mar23 Jun23 Sep23 Dec23
Debt-to-EBITDA Get a 7-Day Free Trial 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 8.69 10.50 12.75 -4.42 6.17

Competitive Comparison of Viasat's Debt-to-EBITDA

For the Communication Equipment subindustry, Viasat's Debt-to-EBITDA, along with its competitors' market caps and Debt-to-EBITDA 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.


Viasat's Debt-to-EBITDA Distribution in the Hardware Industry

For the Hardware industry and Technology sector, Viasat's Debt-to-EBITDA distribution charts can be found below:

* The bar in red indicates where Viasat's Debt-to-EBITDA falls into.



Viasat Debt-to-EBITDA Calculation

Debt-to-EBITDA measures a company's ability to pay off its debt.

Viasat's Debt-to-EBITDA for the fiscal year that ended in Mar. 2023 is calculated as

Debt-to-EBITDA=Total Debt / EBITDA
=(Short-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation + Long-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation) / EBITDA
=(88.578 + 2694.507) / 365.031
=7.62

Viasat's annualized Debt-to-EBITDA for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2023 is calculated as

Debt-to-EBITDA=Total Debt / EBITDA
=(Short-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation + Long-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation) / EBITDA
=(137.84 + 7606.194) / 1254.516
=6.17

* 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.

In the calculation of annual Debt-to-EBITDA, the EBITDA of the last fiscal year is used. In calculating the annualized quarterly data, the EBITDA data used here is four times the quarterly (Dec. 2023) EBITDA data.


Viasat  (NAS:VSAT) Debt-to-EBITDA Explanation

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


Be Aware

A high Debt-to-EBITDA ratio generally means that a company may spend more time to paying off its debt.

According to Joel Tillinghast's BIG MONEY THINKS SMALL: Biases, Blind Spots, and Smarter Investing, a ratio of Debt-to-EBITDA exceeding four is usually considered scary unless tangible assets cover the debt.


Viasat Debt-to-EBITDA Related Terms

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Viasat (Viasat) Business Description

Traded in Other Exchanges
Address
6155 El Camino Real, Carlsbad, CA, USA, 92009
Viasat Inc provides bandwidth technologies and services in three segments: satellite services, which provides satellite-based high-speed broadband services to consumers, enterprises, and commercial airlines; commercial networks, which develops end-to-end communication and connectivity systems; and government systems, which produces network-centric Internet Protocol-based secure government communication systems. A large majority of the firm's revenue is generated in the United States, with the rest coming from the Americas, Europe, Middle East, Africa, and Asia-Pacific.
Executives
Craig Andrew Miller officer: Pres. Government Systems C/O VIASAT, INC., 6155 EL CAMINO REAL, CARLSBAD CA 92009
Keven K Lippert officer: Vice President General Counsel 6155 EL CAMINO REAL, CARLSBAD CA 92009
Benjamin Edward Palmer officer: President, Maritime C/O VIASAT, INC., 6155 EL CAMINO REAL, CARLSBAD CA 92009
Richard A Baldridge officer: Chief Operating Officer 6155 EL CAMINO REAL, CARLSBAD CA 92009
James Michael Dodd officer: President, Global Mobile 6155 EL CAMINO REAL, CARLSBAD CA 92009
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Andrew Sukawaty director C/O VIASAT, INC., 6155 EL CAMINO REAL, CARLSBAD CA 92009
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