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Shire Debt-to-EBITDA

: 2.64 As of Sep. 2018
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Debt-to-EBITDA measures a company's ability to pay off its debt.

Shire's Short-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2018 was $4,249 Mil. Shire's Long-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2018 was $11,098 Mil. Shire's annualized EBITDA for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2018 was $5,809 Mil. Shire's annualized Debt-to-EBITDA for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2018 was 2.64.

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.


Shire Debt-to-EBITDA 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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Shire Annual Data
Dec08 Dec09 Dec10 Dec11 Dec12 Dec13 Dec14 Dec15 Dec16 Dec17
Debt-to-EBITDA Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 0.00 0.23 0.77 9.48 4.13

Shire Quarterly Data
Dec13 Mar14 Jun14 Sep14 Dec14 Mar15 Jun15 Sep15 Dec15 Mar16 Jun16 Sep16 Dec16 Mar17 Jun17 Sep17 Dec17 Mar18 Jun18 Sep18
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 3.92 3.31 3.44 3.08 2.64

Competitive Comparison
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Shire Debt-to-EBITDA Distribution

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



Shire Debt-to-EBITDA Calculation

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

Shire's Debt-to-EBITDA for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2017 is calculated as

Debt-to-EBITDA=Total Debt / EBITDA
=(Short-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation + Long-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation) / EBITDA
=(2788.7 + 16752.4) / 4736.5
=4.13

Shire's annualized Debt-to-EBITDA for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2018 is calculated as

Debt-to-EBITDA=Total Debt / EBITDA
=(Short-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation + Long-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation) / EBITDA
=(4248.7 + 11098) / 5809.2
=2.64

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's 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 (Sep. 2018) EBITDA data.


Shire  (NAS:SHPG) 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.


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