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Mettler-Toledo International Inc (NYSE:MTD)
LT-Debt-to-Total-Asset
0.43 (As of Mar. 2017)

LT Debt to Total Assets is a measurement representing the percentage of a corporation's assets that are financed with loans and financial obligations lasting more than one year. The ratio provides a general measure of the financial position of a company, including its ability to meet financial requirements for outstanding loans. It is calculated as a company's long-term debt divide by its total assets. Mettler-Toledo International Inc's long-term debt to total assests ratio for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2017 was 0.43.

Mettler-Toledo International Inc's long-term debt to total assets ratio increased from Mar. 2016 (0.34) to Mar. 2017 (0.43). It may suggest that Mettler-Toledo International Inc is progressively becoming more dependent on debt to grow their business.


Definition

Mettler-Toledo International Inc's Long-Term Debt to Total Asset Ratio for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2016 is calculated as

LT Debt to Total Assets (A: Dec. 2016 )=Long-Term Debt (A: Dec. 2016 )/Total Assets (A: Dec. 2016 )
=875.056/2166.777
=0.40

Mettler-Toledo International Inc's Long-Term Debt to Total Asset Ratio for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2017 is calculated as

LT Debt to Total Assets (Q: Mar. 2017 )=Long-Term Debt (Q: Mar. 2017 )/Total Assets (Q: Mar. 2017 )
=944.211/2203.764
=0.43

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


Explanation

LT Debt to Total Asset is a measurement representing the percentage of a corporation's assets that are financed with loans and financial obligations lasting more than one year. The ratio provides a general measure of the financial position of a company, including its ability to meet financial requirements for outstanding loans. A year-over-year decrease in this metric would suggest the company is progressively becoming less dependent on debt to grow their business.


Related Terms

Long-Term Debt, Total Assets


Historical Data

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

Mettler-Toledo International Inc Annual Data

Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15Dec16
ltd2asset 0.230.270.120.290.220.170.180.170.290.40

Mettler-Toledo International Inc Quarterly Data

Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16Jun16Sep16Dec16Mar17
ltd2asset 0.170.210.290.290.290.340.340.370.400.43
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