Switch to:

Knowles Debt-to-EBITDA

: 2.01 As of Jun. 2019
View and export this data going back to 2014. Start your Free Trial

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

Knowles's Short-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2019 was $9.1 Mil. Knowles's Long-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2019 was $201.3 Mil. Knowles's annualized EBITDA for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2019 was $104.8 Mil. Knowles's annualized Debt-to-EBITDA for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2019 was 2.01.

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:KN' s Debt-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01   Max: 2.65
Current: 1.57

0.01
2.65

During the past 8 years, the highest Debt-to-EBITDA Ratio of Knowles was 2.65. The lowest was 0.01. And the median was 2.09.

NYSE:KN's Debt-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
55% of the 332 Companies
in the Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.85 vs. NYSE:KN: 1.57 )

Knowles 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.

* Premium members only.

Knowles Annual Data
Dec11 Dec12 Dec13 Dec14 Dec15 Dec16 Dec17 Dec18
Debt-to-EBITDA Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 1.40 2.65 2.57 2.13 1.31

Knowles Quarterly Data
Sep14 Dec14 Mar15 Jun15 Sep15 Dec15 Mar16 Jun16 Sep16 Dec16 Mar17 Jun17 Sep17 Dec17 Mar18 Jun18 Sep18 Dec18 Mar19 Jun19
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 2.06 1.09 0.95 2.68 2.01

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.


Knowles Debt-to-EBITDA Distribution

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



Knowles Debt-to-EBITDA Calculation

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

Knowles's Debt-to-EBITDA for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2018 is calculated as

Debt-to-EBITDA=Total Debt / EBITDA
=(Short-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation + Long-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation) / EBITDA
=(2.4 + 168.2) / 130.1
=1.31

Knowles's annualized Debt-to-EBITDA for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2019 is calculated as

Debt-to-EBITDA=Total Debt / EBITDA
=(Short-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation + Long-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation) / EBITDA
=(9.1 + 201.3) / 104.8
=2.01

* 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 (Jun. 2019) EBITDA data.


Knowles  (NYSE:KN) 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.


Knowles Debt-to-EBITDA Related Terms


Knowles Debt-to-EBITDA Headlines

No Headline

Get WordPress Plugins for easy affiliate links on Stock Tickers and Guru Names | Earn affiliate commissions by embedding GuruFocus Charts
GuruFocus Affiliate Program: Earn up to $400 per referral. ( Learn More)

GF Chat

{{numOfNotice}}