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Sears Canada Debt-to-EBITDA

: -0.26 As of Apr. 2017
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Debt-to-EBITDA measures a company's ability to pay off its debt.

Sears Canada's Short-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation for the quarter that ended in Apr. 2017 was $3 Mil. Sears Canada's Long-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation for the quarter that ended in Apr. 2017 was $102 Mil. Sears Canada's annualized EBITDA for the quarter that ended in Apr. 2017 was $-411 Mil. Sears Canada's annualized Debt-to-EBITDA for the quarter that ended in Apr. 2017 was -0.26.

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.


Sears Canada Debt-to-EBITDA Historical Data

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.

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Sears Canada Annual Data
Jan08 Jan09 Jan10 Jan11 Jan12 Jan13 Jan14 Jan15 Jan16 Jan17
Debt-to-EBITDA Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 0.23 0.06 -0.10 -5.26 -0.07

Sears Canada Quarterly Data
Jul12 Oct12 Jan13 Apr13 Jul13 Oct13 Jan14 Apr14 Jul14 Oct14 Jan15 Apr15 Jul15 Oct15 Jan16 Apr16 Jul16 Oct16 Jan17 Apr17
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 -0.12 -0.07 -0.05 -0.13 -0.26

Competitive Comparison
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Sears Canada Debt-to-EBITDA Distribution

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



Sears Canada Debt-to-EBITDA Calculation

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

Sears Canada's Debt-to-EBITDA for the fiscal year that ended in Jan. 2017 is calculated as

Debt-to-EBITDA=Total Debt / EBITDA
=(Short-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation + Long-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation) / EBITDA
=(2.8066449214898 + 12.59197451263) / -210.80179018433
=-0.07

Sears Canada's annualized Debt-to-EBITDA for the quarter that ended in Apr. 2017 is calculated as

Debt-to-EBITDA=Total Debt / EBITDA
=(Short-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation + Long-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation) / EBITDA
=(2.9768549527424 + 102.40381037434) / -411.10366897373
=-0.26

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers 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. 2017) EBITDA data.


Sears Canada  (OTCPK:SRSCQ) 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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