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Safety Insurance Group Debt-to-EBITDA

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

Safety Insurance Group's Short-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2022 was $30.0 Mil. Safety Insurance Group's Long-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2022 was $25.3 Mil. Safety Insurance Group's annualized EBITDA for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2022 was $46.8 Mil. Safety Insurance Group's annualized Debt-to-EBITDA for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2022 was 1.18.

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 Safety Insurance Group's Debt-to-EBITDA or its related term are showing as below:

SAFT' s Debt-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.26   Med: 0.33   Max: 0.33
Current: 0.56

During the past 13 years, the highest Debt-to-EBITDA Ratio of Safety Insurance Group was 0.33. The lowest was 0.26. And the median was 0.33.

SAFT's Debt-to-EBITDA is ranked better than
61.32% of 318 companies
in the Insurance industry
Industry Median: 1.07 vs SAFT: 0.56

Safety Insurance Group Debt-to-EBITDA Historical Data

The historical data trend for Safety Insurance Group'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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Safety Insurance Group 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 - - 0.26 0.33 0.33

Safety Insurance Group 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 0.30 0.44 0.34 1.18 1.18

Competitive Comparison

For the Insurance - Property & Casualty subindustry, Safety Insurance Group'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.

   

Safety Insurance Group Debt-to-EBITDA Distribution

For the Insurance industry and Financial Services sector, Safety Insurance Group's Debt-to-EBITDA distribution charts can be found below:

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



Safety Insurance Group Debt-to-EBITDA Calculation

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

Safety Insurance Group'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
=(30 + 27.115) / 171.688
=0.33

Safety Insurance Group'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
=(30 + 25.348) / 46.776
=1.18

* 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.


Safety Insurance Group  (NAS:SAFT) 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.


Safety Insurance Group Debt-to-EBITDA Related Terms

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Safety Insurance Group Business Description

Safety Insurance Group logo
Traded in Other Exchanges
Address
20 Custom House Street, Boston, MA, USA, 02110
Safety Insurance Group Inc is a provider of private passenger automobile insurance in Massachusetts. The company also offers property and casualty insurance products, including commercial automobile, homeowners, dwelling fire, umbrella, and business owner policies. It operates in the business segment of Property and casualty insurance operations.
Executives
Farina John Daniel Jr. director 20 CUSTOM HOUSE ST BOSTON MA 02110
Gray Deborah E director 20 CUSTOM HOUSE STREET BOSTON MA 02110
Hiltpold Glenn officer: VP of Actuarial Services 20 CUSTOM HOUSE STREET BOSTON MA 02110
Moran Mary Coffey director DANVERS BANCORP, INC. ONE CONANT STREET DANVERS MA 01923
Whitford Christopher Thomas officer: VP, CFO and Secretary 20 CUSTOM HOUSE STREET BOSTON MA 02110
Srb Corp 10 percent owner 125 HIGH STREET OLIVER STREET TOWER, 9TH FLOOR BOSTON MA 02110
Palisades Safety & Insurance Association 10 percent owner C/O PLYMOUTH ROCK MANAGEMENT CO OF NJ 581 MAIN STREET, 4TH FLOOR WOODBRIDGE NJ 07095
Plymouth Rock Co Inc 10 percent owner 695 ATLANTIC AVENUE BOSTON MA 02111
Meehan Thalia director C/O SAFETY INSURANCE GROUP, INC. 20 CUSTOM HOUSE STREET BOSTON MA 02110
Drago John Patrick officer: VP - Marketing 20 CUSTOM HOUSE STREET BOSTON MA 02110
Mckeown Ann Marie officer: V.P Insurance Operations 20 CUSTOM HOUSE STREET BOSTON MA 02110
Varga Stephen Albert officer: VP - MIS 20 CUSTOM HOUSE STREET BOSTON MA 02110
Narciso Paul J officer: VP - Claims C/O SAFETY INSURANCE 20 CUSTOM HOUSE STREET BOSTON MA 02110
Murphy George officer: VP - Marketing C/O SAFETY INSURANCE GROUP, INC. 20 CUSTOM HOUSE STREET BOSTON MA 02110
Berry James officer: VP - Insurance Operations C/O SAFETY INSURANCE 20 CUSTOM HOUSE STREET BOSTON MA 02110
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