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Baxter International Debt-to-EBITDA

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

Baxter International's Short-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2020 was $517 Mil. Baxter International's Long-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2020 was $6,287 Mil. Baxter International's annualized EBITDA for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2020 was $1,856 Mil. Baxter International's annualized Debt-to-EBITDA for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2020 was 3.67.

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.

NYSE:BAX' s Debt-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.48   Med: 2.41   Max: 7.87
Current: 3

0.48
7.87

During the past 13 years, the highest Debt-to-EBITDA Ratio of Baxter International was 7.87. The lowest was 0.48. And the median was 2.41.

NYSE:BAX's Debt-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
71% of the 334 Companies
in the Medical Devices & Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 1.55 vs. NYSE:BAX: 3.00 )

Baxter International 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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Baxter International Annual Data
Dec11 Dec12 Dec13 Dec14 Dec15 Dec16 Dec17 Dec18 Dec19 Dec20
Debt-to-EBITDA Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 0.48 1.82 1.41 3.19 3.00

Baxter International Quarterly Data
Mar16 Jun16 Sep16 Dec16 Mar17 Jun17 Sep17 Dec17 Mar18 Jun18 Sep18 Dec18 Mar19 Jun19 Sep19 Dec19 Mar20 Jun20 Sep20 Dec20
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 93.14 2.89 3.23 2.62 3.67

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.


Baxter International Debt-to-EBITDA Distribution

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



Baxter International Debt-to-EBITDA Calculation

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

Baxter International's Debt-to-EBITDA for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2020 is calculated as

Debt-to-EBITDA=Total Debt / EBITDA
=(Short-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation + Long-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation) / EBITDA
=(517 + 6287) / 2268
=3.00

Baxter International's annualized Debt-to-EBITDA for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2020 is calculated as

Debt-to-EBITDA=Total Debt / EBITDA
=(Short-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation + Long-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation) / EBITDA
=(517 + 6287) / 1856
=3.67

* 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 (Dec. 2020) EBITDA data.


Baxter International  (NYSE:BAX) 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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