Daimler Group's net debt reached EUR 91,206 mil and accounted for 1.67 of equity at the end of 2015. The ratio is down 3.35% when compared to the previous year.
Historically, the firm’s net debt to equity reached an all time high of 2.92 in 2004 and an all time low of 0.986 in 1997.
When compared to EBITDA, net debt amounted to 4.91x at the end of the year. The ratio reached an all time high of 27.7 in 2009 and an all time low of 2.31 in 1998.
As far as Daimler Group's peers are concerned, Volkswagen Group posted net debt to equity of 1.42x and 8.02x when compared to EBITDA at the end of 2015. Tesla Inc. ended the year 2015 with a net debt at 1.32x of equity and -4.86x when compared to its EBITDA while Tesla Inc. had net debt at 1.32x of equity and -4.86x to EBITDA at the end of the year.