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Comfort Systems USA Debt-to-EBITDA

: 1.68 (As of Jun. 2022)
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Debt-to-EBITDA measures a company's ability to pay off its debt.

Comfort Systems USA's Short-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2022 was $2 Mil. Comfort Systems USA's Long-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2022 was $517 Mil. Comfort Systems USA's annualized EBITDA for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2022 was $309 Mil. Comfort Systems USA's annualized Debt-to-EBITDA for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2022 was 1.68.

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 Comfort Systems USA's Debt-to-EBITDA or its related term are showing as below:

FIX' s Debt-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.02   Med: 0.41   Max: 1.95
Current: 1.79

During the past 13 years, the highest Debt-to-EBITDA Ratio of Comfort Systems USA was 1.95. The lowest was 0.02. And the median was 0.41.

FIX's Debt-to-EBITDA is ranked better than
60.78% of 1262 companies
in the Construction industry
Industry Median: 2.58 vs FIX: 1.79

Comfort Systems USA Debt-to-EBITDA Historical Data

The historical data trend for Comfort Systems USA'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.

* Premium members only.

Comfort Systems USA Annual Data
Trend Dec12 Dec13 Dec14 Dec15 Dec16 Dec17 Dec18 Dec19 Dec20 Dec21
Debt-to-EBITDA
Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 0.43 0.40 1.48 1.28 1.95

Comfort Systems USA Quarterly Data
Sep17 Dec17 Mar18 Jun18 Sep18 Dec18 Mar19 Jun19 Sep19 Dec19 Mar20 Jun20 Sep20 Dec20 Mar21 Jun21 Sep21 Dec21 Mar22 Jun22
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 1.01 1.11 1.83 2.14 1.68

Competitive Comparison

For the Engineering & Construction subindustry, Comfort Systems USA'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.

   

Comfort Systems USA Debt-to-EBITDA Distribution

For the Construction industry and Industrials sector, Comfort Systems USA's Debt-to-EBITDA distribution charts can be found below:

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



Comfort Systems USA Debt-to-EBITDA Calculation

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

Comfort Systems USA'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
=(21.838 + 492.943) / 264.197
=1.95

Comfort Systems USA's annualized Debt-to-EBITDA for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2022 is calculated as

Debt-to-EBITDA=Total Debt / EBITDA
=(Short-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation + Long-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation) / EBITDA
=(2.448 + 516.842) / 308.628
=1.68

* 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 (Jun. 2022) EBITDA data.


Comfort Systems USA  (NYSE:FIX) 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.


Comfort Systems USA Debt-to-EBITDA Related Terms

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Comfort Systems USA Business Description

Comfort Systems USA logo
Traded in Other Exchanges
Address
675 Bering Drive, Suite 400, Houston, TX, USA, 77057
Comfort Systems USA Inc provides comprehensive mechanical contracting services, including heating, ventilation, and air conditioning, or HVAC; plumbing; piping and controls; construction; and other electrical components. Projects are primarily for commercial, industrial, and institutional buildings, and tend to be geared toward HVAC. Revenue is roughly split between installation services in newly constructed facilities, and maintenance services for existing buildings. Replacing existing air systems with modern, energy-efficient systems can reduce a building's costs and improve the environment within the designated area. The company installs and repairs products and systems throughout the United States.
Executives
Reed Terrence officer: SVP of People and Leadership C/O COMFORT SYSTEMS USA, INC. 675 BERING DRIVE, SUITE 400 HOUSTON TX 77057
Wallis-lage Cindy L. director C/O COMFORT SYSTEMS USA, INC. 675 BERING DRIVE, SUITE 400 HOUSTON TX 77057
Young Terrence Andrew officer: Senior Vice President Service 675 BERING DRIVE SUITE 400 HOUSTON TX 77057
Howell Laura Finley officer: VP, General Counsel, Secretary 675 BERING DRIVE SUITE 400 HOUSTON TX 77057
Mercado, Pablo G. director 920 MEMORIAL CITY WAY, SUITE 800 HOUSTON TX 77024
Sandbrook William J director C/O U.S. CONCRETE, INC. 331 N. MAIN STREET EULESS TX 76039
Giardenelli Alfred J Jr director
Mylett James Matthew officer: Senior Vice President 675 BERING DRIVE, SUITE 400 HOUSTON TX 77057
Tang Vance W director C/O KONE INC. 4225 NAPERVILLE ROAD, SUITE 400 LISLE IL 60532
Skidmore Constance Ellen director 675 BERING DRIVE SUITE 400 HOUSTON TX 77057
Schultz James H director COMFORT SYSTEMS USA, INC. 675 BERING DRIVE, SUITE 400 HOUSTON TX 77057
Anderson Darcy director C/O PEROT SYSTEMS CORP 2300 WEST PLANO PKWY PLANO TX 75075
Krusi Alan director AECOM 555 SOUTH FLOWER ST. 37TH FLOOR LOS ANGELES CA 90071
Bulls Herman E director JONES LANG LASALLE 1801 K STREET NW SUITE 1000 WASHINGTON DC 20006
Wagner Robert D director COMFORT SYSTEMS USA, INC. 675 BERING DRIVE, SUITE 400 HOUSTON TX 77057

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