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Vodafone Group Debt-to-EBITDA

: 3.53 As of Sep. 2020
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Debt-to-EBITDA measures a company's ability to pay off its debt.

Vodafone Group's Short-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2020 was $8,869 Mil. Vodafone Group's Long-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2020 was $72,193 Mil. Vodafone Group's annualized EBITDA for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2020 was $22,949 Mil. Vodafone Group's annualized Debt-to-EBITDA for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2020 was 3.53.

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.

NAS:VOD' s Debt-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.05   Med: 3.81   Max: 8.7
Current: 3.43

2.05
8.7

During the past 13 years, the highest Debt-to-EBITDA Ratio of Vodafone Group was 8.70. The lowest was 2.05. And the median was 3.81.

NAS:VOD's Debt-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
71% of the 316 Companies
in the Telecommunication Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.35 vs. NAS:VOD: 3.43 )

Vodafone Group 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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Vodafone Group Annual Data
Mar11 Mar12 Mar13 Mar14 Mar15 Mar16 Mar17 Mar18 Mar19 Mar20
Debt-to-EBITDA Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 4.50 2.99 2.68 5.83 4.20

Vodafone Group Semi-Annual Data
Mar11 Sep11 Mar12 Sep12 Mar13 Sep13 Mar14 Sep14 Mar15 Sep15 Mar16 Sep16 Mar17 Sep17 Mar18 Sep18 Mar19 Sep19 Mar20 Sep20
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 9.88 3.99 4.98 3.54 3.53

Competitive Comparison
* 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.


Vodafone Group Debt-to-EBITDA Distribution

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



Vodafone Group Debt-to-EBITDA Calculation

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

Vodafone Group's Debt-to-EBITDA for the fiscal year that ended in Mar. 2020 is calculated as

Debt-to-EBITDA=Total Debt / EBITDA
=(Short-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation + Long-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation) / EBITDA
=(13067.403314917 + 69493.922651934) / 19640.883977901
=4.20

Vodafone Group's annualized Debt-to-EBITDA for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2020 is calculated as

Debt-to-EBITDA=Total Debt / EBITDA
=(Short-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation + Long-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation) / EBITDA
=(8869.25795053 + 72193.168433451) / 22949.352179034
=3.53

* 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 two times the quarterly (Sep. 2020) EBITDA data.


Vodafone Group  (NAS:VOD) 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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