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Target Corp  (NYSE:TGT) Debt-to-EBITDA : 1.74 As of Apr. 2019

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

Target Corp's Current Portion of Long-Term Debt for the quarter that ended in Apr. 2019 was $1,056 Mil. Target Corp's Long-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation for the quarter that ended in Apr. 2019 was $11,357 Mil. Target Corp's annualized EBITDA for the quarter that ended in Apr. 2019 was $7,116 Mil. Target Corp's annualized Debt-to-EBITDA for the quarter that ended in Apr. 2019 was 1.74.

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:TGT' s Debt-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.7   Max: 2.51
Current: 1.86

1.7
2.51

During the past 13 years, the highest Debt-to-EBITDA Ratio of Target Corp was 2.51. The lowest was 1.70. And the median was 1.88.

NYSE:TGT's Debt-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
60% of the 291 Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: 2.18 vs. NYSE:TGT: 1.86 )

Historical Data

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's currency.

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Target Corp Annual Data

Jan10 Jan11 Jan12 Jan13 Jan14 Jan15 Jan16 Jan17 Jan18 Jan19
Debt-to-EBITDA Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 1.91 1.79 1.78 1.70 1.71

Target Corp Quarterly Data

Jul14 Oct14 Jan15 Apr15 Jul15 Oct15 Jan16 Apr16 Jul16 Oct16 Jan17 Apr17 Jul17 Oct17 Jan18 Apr18 Jul18 Oct18 Jan19 Apr19
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 1.70 1.61 2.06 1.60 1.74

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.


Target Corp Distribution

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



Calculation

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

Target Corp's Debt-to-EBITDA for the fiscal year that ended in Jan. 2019 is calculated as

Debt-to-EBITDA=Total Debt / EBITDA
=(Current Portion of Long-Term Debt + Long-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation) / EBITDA
=(1052 + 10223) / 6584
=1.71

Target Corp's annualized Debt-to-EBITDA for the quarter that ended in Apr. 2019 is calculated as

Debt-to-EBITDA=Total Debt / EBITDA
=(Current Portion of Long-Term Debt + Long-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation) / EBITDA
=(1056 + 11357) / 7116
=1.74

* 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 (Apr. 2019) EBITDA data.


Explanation

In the calculation of Debt-to-EBITDA, we use the total of Current Portion of Long-Term Debt 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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