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Telesat Debt-to-EBITDA

: 5.94 (As of Dec. 2021)
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Debt-to-EBITDA measures a company's ability to pay off its debt.

Telesat's Short-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2021 was $1.5 Mil. Telesat's Long-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2021 was $2,989.3 Mil. Telesat's annualized EBITDA for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2021 was $503.2 Mil. Telesat's annualized Debt-to-EBITDA for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2021 was 5.94.

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

TSAT' s Debt-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.74   Med: 5.34   Max: 5.94
Current: 5.94

During the past 3 years, the highest Debt-to-EBITDA Ratio of Telesat was 5.94. The lowest was 4.74. And the median was 5.34.

TSAT's Debt-to-EBITDA is ranked worse than
83.91% of 1778 companies
in the Hardware industry
Industry Median: 1.75 vs TSAT: 5.94

Telesat Debt-to-EBITDA Historical Data

The historical data trend for Telesat'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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Telesat Annual Data
Trend Dec19 Dec20 Dec21
Debt-to-EBITDA
- 4.74 5.94

Telesat Semi-Annual Data
Dec19 Dec20 Dec21
Debt-to-EBITDA - 4.74 5.94

Competitive Comparison

For the Communication Equipment subindustry, Telesat'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.

   

Telesat Debt-to-EBITDA Distribution

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

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



Telesat Debt-to-EBITDA Calculation

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

Telesat'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
=(1.52265625 + 2989.3171875) / 503.1609375
=5.94

Telesat's annualized Debt-to-EBITDA for the quarter 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
=(1.52265625 + 2989.3171875) / 503.1609375
=5.94

* 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 one times the quarterly (Dec. 2021) EBITDA data.


Telesat  (NAS:TSAT) 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.


Telesat Debt-to-EBITDA Related Terms

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Telesat Business Description

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Traded in Other Exchanges
Address
160 Elgin Street, Ottawa, ON, CAN, K2P 2P7
Telesat Corp is a global satellite operator, providing its customers with mission-critical communications services. The company's segment includes Broadcast; Enterprise and Consulting and other. It generates maximum revenue from the Broadcast segment. The Broadcast segment includes Direct-to-home television, video distribution and contribution, and occasional use services. Geographically, it derives a majority of revenue from Canada.
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