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Holland Colours (XAMS:HOLCO) Degree of Financial Leverage

: 1.02 (As of Sep. 2023)
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Degree of Financial Leverage (DFL) measures the percentage change in EPS for a unit change in Earnings Before Interest and Taxes (EBIT). Holland Colours's Degree of Financial Leverage for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2023 was 1.02. The higher Degree of Financial Leverage, the more volatile earnings will be.

The industry rank for Holland Colours's Degree of Financial Leverage or its related term are showing as below:

XAMS:HOLCO's Degree of Financial Leverage is ranked better than
53.9% of 1514 companies
in the Chemicals industry
Industry Median: 1.04 vs XAMS:HOLCO: 1.02

Holland Colours Degree of Financial Leverage Historical Data

The historical data trend for Holland Colours's Degree of Financial Leverage 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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Holland Colours Annual Data
Trend Mar14 Mar15 Mar16 Mar17 Mar18 Mar19 Mar20 Mar21 Mar22 Mar23
Degree of Financial Leverage
Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 0.56 1.28 1.39 0.73 0.94

Holland Colours Semi-Annual Data
Mar14 Sep14 Mar15 Sep15 Mar16 Sep16 Mar17 Sep17 Mar18 Sep18 Mar19 Sep19 Mar20 Sep20 Mar21 Sep21 Mar22 Sep22 Mar23 Sep23
Degree of Financial Leverage 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 1.24 0.73 1.17 0.94 1.02

Competitive Comparison

For the Specialty Chemicals subindustry, Holland Colours's Degree of Financial Leverage, along with its competitors' market caps and Degree of Financial Leverage 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.


Holland Colours Degree of Financial Leverage Distribution

For the Chemicals industry and Basic Materials sector, Holland Colours's Degree of Financial Leverage distribution charts can be found below:

* The bar in red indicates where Holland Colours's Degree of Financial Leverage falls into.



Holland Colours Degree of Financial Leverage Calculation

Holland Colours's Degree of Financial Leverage for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2023 is calculated as:

Degree of Financial Leverage=% Change in Earnings per Share (Diluted)**/% Change in EBIT
=( 4.678 (Sep. 2023) / 9.589 (Sep. 2022) - 1 )/( 5.577 (Sep. 2023) / 11.171 (Sep. 2022) - 1 )
=-0.5121/-0.5008
=1.02***

* 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.

** TTM data of EPS and EBIT was used to calculate Degree of Financial Leverage.
*** Please be aware that the Degree of Financial Leverage calculations are based on company-level data using the primary share class. The calculated data provided is for demonstration purposes and may slightly differ from the results displayed in the title due to potential variations caused by currency exchange rate differences throughout the year.


Holland Colours  (XAMS:HOLCO) Degree of Financial Leverage Explanation

Degree of Financial Leverage (DFL) is a leverage ratio that measures the sensitivity of a company’s Earnings per Share (EPS) to fluctuations in its operating income, also referred to as Earnings Before Interest and Taxes (EBIT), resulting from adjustments in its capital structure. DFL is an essential tool for companies to assess the appropriate level of debt or financial leverage in their capital structure. When EBIT remains relatively stable, it results in stable earnings and earnings per share. In such cases, the company may consider taking on substantial debt. However, for companies operating in industries with significant fluctuations in EBIT, it is advisable to keep debt at a manageable level.

The higher Degree of Financial Leverage, the more volatile earnings will be. Because interest is a fixed expense, leverage can amplify earnings and EPS. This is beneficial when EBIT is growing, but it can become problematic in tough economic conditions when EBIT is under pressure.

Be Aware

The use of financial leverage varies across different industries and business sectors, and the application of Degree of Financial Leverage (DFL) should be adjusted accordingly.


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Holland Colours (XAMS:HOLCO) Business Description

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Address
Halvemaanweg 1, P.O. Box 720, Apeldoorn, GE, NLD, 7323 RW
Holland Colours creates and manufactures high-quality solid and liquid colorants, masterbatches, and additives. The company and its subsidiaries manufacture, distribute, and sell color concentrates. Its products are designed to be well suited for coloring rigid and flexible polyvinyl chloride, pet, polyolefins, and other polymers. The company serves many different markets which include building and construction but is not limited to, profiles, pipes, siding, and cladding. In addition, to serving these markets, it also offers color concentrates for coatings, elastomers, adhesives, and other applications. The company operates geographically across Europe, the United States of America, and Asia.

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