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Dun & Bradstreet Holdings Interest Coverage

: 1.12 (As of Sep. 2021)
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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. Dun & Bradstreet Holdings's Operating Income for the three months ended in Sep. 2021 was $54 Mil. Dun & Bradstreet Holdings's Interest Expense for the three months ended in Sep. 2021 was $-48 Mil. Dun & Bradstreet Holdings's interest coverage for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2021 was 1.12. The higher the ratio, the stronger the company's financial strength is.

Warning Sign:

Ben Graham prefers companies interest coverage is at least 5. Dun & Bradstreet Holdings Incs earnings cannot cover its interest expense. If the situation continues, the company may have to issue more debt.

The historical rank and industry rank for Dun & Bradstreet Holdings's Interest Coverage or its related term are showing as below:

NYSE:DNB' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.36   Med: 6.99   Max: 8.35
Current: 0.78

0.36
8.35

NYSE:DNB's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
97% of the 1487 Companies
in the Software industry.

( Industry Median: 34.51 vs. NYSE:DNB: 0.78 )

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


Dun & Bradstreet Holdings Interest Coverage Historical Data

The historical data trend for Dun & Bradstreet Holdings'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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Dun & Bradstreet Holdings Annual Data
Trend Dec17 Dec18 Dec19 Dec20
Interest Coverage
6.99 8.35 - 0.36

Dun & Bradstreet Holdings Quarterly Data
Dec17 Dec18 Mar19 Jun19 Sep19 Dec19 Mar20 Jun20 Sep20 Dec20 Mar21 Jun21 Sep21
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 0.82 0.92 0.29 0.77 1.12

Competitive Comparison

For the Information Technology Services subindustry, Dun & Bradstreet Holdings'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.

   

Dun & Bradstreet Holdings Interest Coverage Distribution

For the Software industry and Technology sector, Dun & Bradstreet Holdings's Interest Coverage distribution charts can be found below:

* The bar in red indicates where Dun & Bradstreet Holdings's Interest Coverage falls into.



Dun & Bradstreet Holdings 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.

Dun & Bradstreet Holdings's Interest Coverage for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2020 is calculated as

Here, for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2020, Dun & Bradstreet Holdings's Interest Expense was $-271 Mil. Its Operating Income was $98 Mil. And its Long-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation was $3,324 Mil.

Interest Coverage=-1* Operating Income (A: Dec. 2020 )/Interest Expense (A: Dec. 2020 )
=-1*97.8/-271.1
=0.36

Dun & Bradstreet Holdings's Interest Coverage for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2021 is calculated as

Here, for the three months ended in Sep. 2021, Dun & Bradstreet Holdings's Interest Expense was $-48 Mil. Its Operating Income was $54 Mil. And its Long-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation was $3,606 Mil.

Interest Coverage=-1* Operating Income (Q: Sep. 2021 )/Interest Expense (Q: Sep. 2021 )
=-1*54.3/-48.3
=1.12

* 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.


Dun & Bradstreet Holdings  (NYSE:DNB) 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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Dun & Bradstreet Holdings Business Description

Dun & Bradstreet Holdings logo
Industry
Technology » Software NAICS : 541519 SIC : 7374
Comparable Companies
Traded in Other Exchanges
N/A
Address
101 JFK Parkway, Short Hills, NJ, USA, 07078
Dun & Bradstreet Holdings Inc is one of the leading providers of business decisioning data and analytics. The company provides commercial credit decisioning, which helps businesses to make informed decisions when considering extending business loans and trade credit. Also, the company offers solutions to firms looking to analyze supplier relationships and more effectively collect outstanding receivables. Its operating segment includes North America and International. The company generates maximum revenue from the North American region. Other services provided by the company include digital marketing, sales acceleration, and risk management among others.
Executives
Quella James director C/O CATALENT, INC. 14 SCHOOLHOUSE ROAD SOMERSET NJ 08822
Thl Equity Fund Viii Investors (d&b), L.p. director, 10 percent owner C/O THOMAS H. LEE PARTNERS, L.P. 100 FEDERAL STREET, 35TH FLOOR BOSTON MA 02110
Thl Managers Viii, Llc director, 10 percent owner 100 FEDERAL STREET, 35TH FLOOR BOSTON MA 02110
Thl Equity Advisors Viii, Llc director, 10 percent owner 100 FEDERAL STREET, 35TH FLOOR BOSTON MA 02110
Thl Fund Viii Coinvestment Partners, L.p. director, 10 percent owner 100 FEDERAL STREET, 35TH FLOOR BOSTON MA 02110
Thomas H. Lee Equity Fund Viii, L.p. director, 10 percent owner C/O THOMAS H. LEE PARTNERS, L.P. 100 FEDERAL STREET BOSTON MA 02110
Thl Executive Fund Viii, L.p. director, 10 percent owner C/O THOMAS H. LEE PARTNERS, L.P. 100 FEDERAL STREET BOSTON MA 02110
Thomas H. Lee Parallel Fund Viii, L.p. director, 10 percent owner C/O THOMAS H. LEE PARTNERS, L.P. 100 FEDERAL STREET BOSTON MA 02110
Jackson Keith J director ONE MISSISSIPPI PLAZA 201 SOUTH SPRING STREET TUPELO MS 38804
Ammerman Douglas K director 601 RIVERSIDE AVENUE JACKSONVILLE FL 32204
Thl Holdco, Llc director, 10 percent owner 100 FEDERAL STREET, 35TH FLOOR BOSTON MA 02110
Thomas H Lee Partners Lp director, 10 percent owner 100 FEDERAL STREET, 35TH FLOOR BOSTON MA 02110
Thomas H. Lee Advisors, Llc director, 10 percent owner C/O THOMAS H. LEE PARTNERS, L.P. 100 FEDERAL STREET, 35TH FLOOR BOSTON MA 02110
Foley William P Ii director, 10 percent owner, other: Chairman of the Board FIDELITY NATIONAL FINANCIAL, INC. 601 RIVERSIDE AVENUE JACKSONVILLE FL 32204
Massey Richard N director 900 S. SHACKLEFORD ROAD SUITE 401 LITTLE ROCK AR 72211

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