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Basic Materials Sector 4 Q 3 Q 2 Q 1 Q 4 Q
  2016 2016 2016 2016 2015
Quick Ratio (TTM) 0.52 0.44 0.39 0.4 0.42
Quick Ratio Ranking # 4 # 4 # 8 # 7 # 9
Working Capital Ratio (TTM) 1.92 2.06 2.1 2.15 2.08
Working Capital Ratio Ranking # 3 # 1 # 3 # 3 # 2
Working Capital Per Revenue 0.21 0.22 0.22 0.22 0.22
Working Capital Per Revenue Ranking # 9 # 9 # 10 # 9 # 9
Leverage Ratio (TTM) 1.81 1.73 1.7 1.76 1.66
Leverage Ratio Ranking # 5 # 5 # 7 # 6 # 5
Total Debt to Equity (TTM) 0.07 0.06 0.06 0.06 0.06
Total Debt to Equity Ranking # 7 # 3 # 7 # 6 # 4
Interest Coverage (TTM) 7.09 5.95 4.7 4.44 6.44
Interest Coverage Ranking # 9 # 10 # 9 # 8 # 5
Debt Coverage (TTM) 3.47 3.74 3.74 3.41 2.49
Debt Coverage Ranking # 6 # 6 # 8 # 7 # 7


Quick Ratio Comment
On the trailing twelve months basis Basic Materials Sector's Cash & cash equivalent grew by 3.47 % in 4 Q 2016 sequentially, faster than Current Liabilities, this led to improvement in Basic Materials Sector's Quick Ratio to 0.52 a new Sector high.


Total ranking remained unchanged compare to previous quarter at no. 4.

Note, forth quarter Numbers include only companies who have reported forth quarter earnings results. Numbers change as more businesses report financial results. See the full List.

Quick Ratio Statistics
High Average Low
0.52 0.37 0.06
4. quarter 2016   3. quarter 2004

Quick Ratio Sector Ranking
Within: No.
S&P 500 # 4

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Basic Materials Sector Working Capital Ratio Statistics
 

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Working Capital Ratio Statistics
High Average Low
2.15 1.75 1.49
1. quarter 2016   3. quarter 2004



Working Capital Ratio Comment
On the trailing twelve months basis Due to increase in Current Liabilities in 4 Q 2016, Working Capital Ratio fell to 1.92 above Basic Materials Sector average.


Working Capital Ratio total ranking has deteriorated compare to previous quarter from 1 to 3.



Working Capital Ratio Sector Ranking
Within: No.
S&P 500 # 3

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Basic Materials Sector Working Capital Per Revenue Statistics
 
Working Capital Per Revenue Comment
On the trailing twelve months basis Basic Materials Sector's Working Capital Per Revenue sequentially decreased to 0.21 but remained above Sector average. Due to decrease of revenue year on year by -1.01%.


Total ranking remained unchanged compare to previous quarter at no. 9.


Working Capital Per Revenue Statistics
High Average Low
0.22 0.17 0.11
3. quarter 2016   3. quarter 2004


Working Capital Per Revenue Sector Ranking
Within: No.
S&P 500 # 9
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Basic Materials Sector Leverage Ratio Statistics
 
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Leverage Ratio Statistics
High Average Low
2.09 1.75 1.45
4. quarter 2004   3. quarter 2004



Leverage Ratio Comment
Due to cumulative net new borrowings of -0.28%, Liabilities to Equity increased to 1.81, above Basic Materials Sector average.






Overall ranking remained unchanged compare to previous quarter at no. 5.



Leverage Ratio Sector Ranking
Within: No.
S&P 500 # 5

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Basic Materials Sector Total Debt to Equity Ratio Statistics
 
Debt to Equity Ratio Comment
Due to net new borrowings of 2.32%, Total Debt to Equity detoriated to 0.07, below Sector average.


Debt to Equity Ratio total ranking has deteriorated compare to previous quarter from 3 to 7.



Debt to Equity Ratio Statistics
High Average Low
0.95 0.66 0.06
4. quarter 2004   2. quarter 2016



Debt to Equity Sector Ranking
Within: No.
S&P 500 # 7
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Basic Materials Sector Interest Coverage Ratio Statistics
 
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Interest Coverage Ratio Statistics
High Average Low
15.03 9.35 3.02
1. quarter 2007   3. quarter 2009

Interest Coverage Ratio Comment
On the trailing twelve months basis Basic Materials Sector's ebitda grew by 5.54 % in 4 Q 2016 sequentially, while interest expenses decreased, this led to improvement in Sector's Interest Coverage Ratio to 7.09 , Interest Coverage Ratio remained below Basic Materials Sector average.


Interest Coverage total ranking has improved so far to 9, from total ranking in previous quarter at 10.



Interest Coverage Ratio Sector Ranking
Within: No.
S&P 500 # 9

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Basic Materials Sector Debt Coverage Statistics
 
Debt Coverage Ratio Comment
On the trailing twelve months basis Due to increase in total debt in 4 Q 2016, Debt Coverage Ratio fell to 3.47 above Basic Materials Sector average.


Total ranking remained unchanged compare to previous quarter at no. 6.



Debt Coverage Statistics
High Average Low
3.74 0.83 0.16
3. quarter 2016   2. quarter 2009



Debt Coverage Sector Ranking
Within: No.
S&P 500 # 6
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See also Basic Materials Sector's Margin Definiton of Debt Coverage Ratio

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