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Western Digital Debt-to-EBITDA

: 5.30 As of Dec. 2019
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Debt-to-EBITDA measures a company's ability to pay off its debt.

Western Digital's Short-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2019 was $286 Mil. Western Digital's Long-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2019 was $9,547 Mil. Western Digital's annualized EBITDA for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2019 was $1,856 Mil. Western Digital's annualized Debt-to-EBITDA for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2019 was 5.30.

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.

NAS:WDC' s Debt-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.2   Max: 10.94
Current: 10.94

0.2
10.94

During the past 13 years, the highest Debt-to-EBITDA Ratio of Western Digital was 10.94. The lowest was 0.20. And the median was 0.89.

NAS:WDC's Debt-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
92% of the 1615 Companies
in the Hardware industry.

( Industry Median: 1.93 vs. NAS:WDC: 10.94 )

Western Digital 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.

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Western Digital Annual Data
Jun10 Jun11 Jun12 Jun13 Jun14 Jun15 Jun16 Jun17 Jun18 Jun19
Debt-to-EBITDA Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 0.93 10.80 3.51 2.32 5.28

Western Digital Quarterly Data
Mar15 Jun15 Sep15 Dec15 Mar16 Jun16 Sep16 Dec16 Mar17 Jun17 Sep17 Dec17 Mar18 Jun18 Sep18 Dec18 Mar19 Jun19 Sep19 Dec19
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 3.96 31.13 44.59 8.77 5.30

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.


Western Digital Debt-to-EBITDA Distribution

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



Western Digital Debt-to-EBITDA Calculation

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

Western Digital's Debt-to-EBITDA for the fiscal year 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
=(276 + 10246) / 1994
=5.28

Western Digital's annualized Debt-to-EBITDA for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2019 is calculated as

Debt-to-EBITDA=Total Debt / EBITDA
=(Short-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation + Long-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation) / EBITDA
=(286 + 9547) / 1856
=5.30

* 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 (Dec. 2019) EBITDA data.


Western Digital  (NAS:WDC) 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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