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Meta Platforms Interest Coverage

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Interest Coverage is a ratio that determines how easily a company can pay interest expenses on outstanding debt. It is calculated by dividing a company's Operating Income by its Interest Expense. Meta Platforms's Operating Income for the three months ended in Jun. 2022 was $8,358 Mil. Meta Platforms's Interest Expense for the three months ended in Jun. 2022 was $0 Mil. GuruFocus does not calculate 's interest coverage with the available data. The higher the ratio, the stronger the company's financial strength is.

Good Sign:

Ben Graham prefers companies' interest coverage to be at least 5. Meta Platforms Inc has enough cash to cover all of its debt. Its financial situation is stable.

The historical rank and industry rank for Meta Platforms's Interest Coverage or its related term are showing as below:


Note: If both Interest Expense and Interest Income are empty, while Net Interest Income is negative, then use Net Interest Income as Interest Expense.


Meta Platforms Interest Coverage Historical Data

The historical data trend for Meta Platforms's Interest Coverage 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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Meta Platforms Annual Data
Trend Dec12 Dec13 Dec14 Dec15 Dec16 Dec17 Dec18 Dec19 Dec20 Dec21
Interest Coverage
Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 3,367.17 2,768.11 1,199.30 N/A N/A

Meta Platforms Quarterly Data
Sep17 Dec17 Mar18 Jun18 Sep18 Dec18 Mar19 Jun19 Sep19 Dec19 Mar20 Jun20 Sep20 Dec20 Mar21 Jun21 Sep21 Dec21 Mar22 Jun22
Interest Coverage 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 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A

Competitive Comparison

For the Internet Content & Information subindustry, Meta Platforms's Interest Coverage, along with its competitors' market caps and Interest Coverage 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.

   

Meta Platforms Interest Coverage Distribution

For the Interactive Media industry and Communication Services sector, Meta Platforms's Interest Coverage distribution charts can be found below:

* The bar in red indicates where Meta Platforms's Interest Coverage falls into.



Meta Platforms Interest Coverage Calculation

Interest Coverage is a ratio that determines how easily a company can pay interest expenses on outstanding debt. It is calculated by dividing a company's Operating Income (EBIT) by its Interest Expense:

If Interest Expense is negative and Operating Income is positive, then

Interest Coverage=-1* Operating Income /Interest Expense

Else if Interest Expense is negative and Operating Income is negative, then

The company did not have earnings to cover the interest expense.

Else if Interest Expense is 0 and Long-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation is 0, then

The company had no debt.


Note: If both Interest Expense and Interest Income are empty, while Net Interest Income is negative, then use Net Interest Income as Interest Expense.

Meta Platforms's Interest Coverage for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2021 is calculated as

Here, for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2021, Meta Platforms's Interest Expense was $0 Mil. Its Operating Income was $46,753 Mil. And its Long-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation was $12,746 Mil.

GuruFocus does not calculate Meta Platforms's interest coverage with the available data.

Meta Platforms's Interest Coverage for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2022 is calculated as

Here, for the three months ended in Jun. 2022, Meta Platforms's Interest Expense was $0 Mil. Its Operating Income was $8,358 Mil. And its Long-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation was $14,792 Mil.

GuruFocus does not calculate Meta Platforms's interest coverage with the available data.

* 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.

The higher the ratio, the stronger the company's Financial Strength is.


Meta Platforms  (NAS:META) Interest Coverage Explanation

Ben Graham requires that a company has a minimum interest coverage of 5 with the companies he invested. If the interest coverage is less than 2, the company is burdened by debt. Any business slow or recession may drag the company into a situation where it cannot pay the interest on its debt.

Interest Coverage is an important factor when GuruFocus ranks a company's overage Financial Strength .


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Meta Platforms Business Description

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1601 Willow Road, Menlo Park, CA, USA, 94025
Meta is the world's largest online social network, with 2.5 billion monthly active users. Users engage with each other in different ways, exchanging messages and sharing news events, photos, and videos. On the video side, the firm is in the process of building a library of premium content and monetizing it via ads or subscription revenue. Meta refers to this as Facebook Watch. The firm's ecosystem consists mainly of the Facebook app, Instagram, Messenger, WhatsApp, and many features surrounding these products. Users can access Facebook on mobile devices and desktops. Advertising revenue represents more than 90% of the firm's total revenue, with 50% coming from the U.S. and Canada and 25% from Europe. With gross margins above 80%, Meta operates at a 30%-plus margin.
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