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BlackBerry Debt-to-EBITDA

: 12.66 As of Feb. 2021
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Debt-to-EBITDA measures a company's ability to pay off its debt.

BlackBerry's Short-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation for the quarter that ended in Feb. 2021 was $0.0 Mil. BlackBerry's Long-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation for the quarter that ended in Feb. 2021 was $810.0 Mil. BlackBerry's annualized EBITDA for the quarter that ended in Feb. 2021 was $64.0 Mil. BlackBerry's annualized Debt-to-EBITDA for the quarter that ended in Feb. 2021 was 12.66.

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:BB' s Debt-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -37.24   Med: 5.65   Max: 26.1
Current: 7.84

-37.24
26.1

During the past 13 years, the highest Debt-to-EBITDA Ratio of BlackBerry was 26.10. The lowest was -37.24. And the median was 5.65.

NYSE:BB's Debt-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
90% of the 1339 Companies
in the Software industry.

( Industry Median: 1.18 vs. NYSE:BB: 7.84 )

BlackBerry Debt-to-EBITDA Historical Data

* 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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BlackBerry Annual Data
Feb12 Feb13 Feb14 Feb15 Feb16 Feb17 Feb18 Feb19 Feb20 Feb21
Debt-to-EBITDA Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only -3.13 -37.24 8.01 26.10 8.10

BlackBerry Quarterly Data
May16 Aug16 Nov16 Feb17 May17 Aug17 Nov17 Feb18 May18 Aug18 Nov18 Feb19 May19 Aug19 Nov19 Feb20 May20 Aug20 Nov20 Feb21
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 4.40 - 2.67 8.66 12.66

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.


BlackBerry Debt-to-EBITDA Distribution

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



BlackBerry Debt-to-EBITDA Calculation

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

BlackBerry's Debt-to-EBITDA for the fiscal year that ended in Feb. 2021 is calculated as

BlackBerry's annualized Debt-to-EBITDA for the quarter that ended in Feb. 2021 is calculated as

* 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 (Feb. 2021) EBITDA data.


BlackBerry  (NYSE:BB) 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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