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Meta Platforms Debt-to-EBITDA

: 0.39 (As of Jun. 2022)
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Debt-to-EBITDA measures a company's ability to pay off its debt.

Meta Platforms's Short-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2022 was $1,275 Mil. Meta Platforms's Long-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2022 was $14,792 Mil. Meta Platforms's annualized EBITDA for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2022 was $41,348 Mil. Meta Platforms's annualized Debt-to-EBITDA for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2022 was 0.39.

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 Meta Platforms's Debt-to-EBITDA or its related term are showing as below:

META' s Debt-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.02   Med: 0.19   Max: 1.97
Current: 0.33

During the past 12 years, the highest Debt-to-EBITDA Ratio of Meta Platforms was 1.97. The lowest was 0.02. And the median was 0.19.

META's Debt-to-EBITDA is ranked better than
65.85% of 284 companies
in the Interactive Media industry
Industry Median: 0.68 vs META: 0.33

Meta Platforms Debt-to-EBITDA Historical Data

The historical data trend for Meta Platforms'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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Meta Platforms Annual Data
Trend Dec12 Dec13 Dec14 Dec15 Dec16 Dec17 Dec18 Dec19 Dec20 Dec21
Debt-to-EBITDA
Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only - 0.02 0.35 0.27 0.25

Meta Platforms Quarterly Data
Sep17 Dec17 Mar18 Jun18 Sep18 Dec18 Mar19 Jun19 Sep19 Dec19 Mar20 Jun20 Sep20 Dec20 Mar21 Jun21 Sep21 Dec21 Mar22 Jun22
Debt-to-EBITDA 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 0.21 0.25 0.24 0.33 0.39

Competitive Comparison

For the Internet Content & Information subindustry, Meta Platforms'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.

   

Meta Platforms Debt-to-EBITDA Distribution

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

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



Meta Platforms Debt-to-EBITDA Calculation

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

Meta Platforms's Debt-to-EBITDA for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2021 is calculated as

Debt-to-EBITDA=Total Debt / EBITDA
=(Short-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation + Long-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation) / EBITDA
=(1127 + 12746) / 54720
=0.25

Meta Platforms's annualized Debt-to-EBITDA for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2022 is calculated as

Debt-to-EBITDA=Total Debt / EBITDA
=(Short-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation + Long-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation) / EBITDA
=(1275 + 14792) / 41348
=0.39

* 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 (Jun. 2022) EBITDA data.


Meta Platforms  (NAS:META) 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.


Meta Platforms Debt-to-EBITDA Related Terms

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Meta Platforms Business Description

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Meta is the world's largest online social network, with 2.5 billion monthly active users. Users engage with each other in different ways, exchanging messages and sharing news events, photos, and videos. On the video side, the firm is in the process of building a library of premium content and monetizing it via ads or subscription revenue. Meta refers to this as Facebook Watch. The firm's ecosystem consists mainly of the Facebook app, Instagram, Messenger, WhatsApp, and many features surrounding these products. Users can access Facebook on mobile devices and desktops. Advertising revenue represents more than 90% of the firm's total revenue, with 50% coming from the U.S. and Canada and 25% from Europe. With gross margins above 80%, Meta operates at a 30%-plus margin.
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