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HP Debt-to-EBITDA

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

HP's Short-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation for the quarter that ended in Apr. 2022 was $1,047 Mil. HP's Long-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation for the quarter that ended in Apr. 2022 was $9,124 Mil. HP's annualized EBITDA for the quarter that ended in Apr. 2022 was $6,024 Mil. HP's annualized Debt-to-EBITDA for the quarter that ended in Apr. 2022 was 1.69.

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

HPQ' s Debt-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.03   Med: 1.65   Max: 2.23
Current: 1.2

During the past 13 years, the highest Debt-to-EBITDA Ratio of HP was 2.23. The lowest was 1.03. And the median was 1.65.

HPQ's Debt-to-EBITDA is ranked better than
59.92% of 1779 companies
in the Hardware industry
Industry Median: 1.76 vs HPQ: 1.20

HP Debt-to-EBITDA Historical Data

The historical data trend for HP'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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HP Annual Data
Trend Oct12 Oct13 Oct14 Oct15 Oct16 Oct17 Oct18 Oct19 Oct20 Oct21
Debt-to-EBITDA
Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 1.99 1.55 1.46 1.74 1.03

HP Quarterly Data
Jul17 Oct17 Jan18 Apr18 Jul18 Oct18 Jan19 Apr19 Jul19 Oct19 Jan20 Apr20 Jul20 Oct20 Jan21 Apr21 Jul21 Oct21 Jan22 Apr22
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 1.15 1.31 0.58 1.31 1.69

Competitive Comparison

For the Computer Hardware subindustry, HP'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.

   

HP Debt-to-EBITDA Distribution

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

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



HP Debt-to-EBITDA Calculation

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

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

Debt-to-EBITDA=Total Debt / EBITDA
=(Short-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation + Long-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation) / EBITDA
=(1456 + 7322) / 8550
=1.03

HP's annualized Debt-to-EBITDA for the quarter that ended in Apr. 2022 is calculated as

Debt-to-EBITDA=Total Debt / EBITDA
=(Short-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation + Long-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation) / EBITDA
=(1047 + 9124) / 6024
=1.69

* 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 (Apr. 2022) EBITDA data.


HP  (NYSE:HPQ) 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.


HP Debt-to-EBITDA Related Terms

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HP Business Description

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HP Inc. is a leading provider of computers, printers, and printer supplies. The company's three operating business segments are its personal systems, containing notebooks, desktops, and workstations; and its printing segment which contains supplies, consumer hardware, and commercial hardware; and corporate investments. In 2015, Hewlett-Packard was separated into HP Inc. and Hewlett Packard Enterprise and the Palo Alto, California-based company sells on a global scale.
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Schell Christoph officer: Chief Commercial Officer 1501 PAGE MILL ROAD PALO ALTO CA 94304
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