Nissan Motor Company's net debt reached JPY 5,668 bil and accounted for 1.12 of equity at the end of 2014. The ratio is up 15.7% when compared to the previous year.
Historically, the firm’s net debt to equity reached an all time high of 2.68 in 1999 and an all time low of 0.806 in 2011.
When compared to EBITDA, net debt amounted to 8.94x at the end of the year. The ratio reached an all time high of 17.4 in 1999 and an all time low of -66.0 in 2008.
As far as Nissan Motor Company's peers are concerned, Toyota Motor Corporation posted net debt to equity of 0.946x and 4.01x when compared to EBITDA at the end of 2014. Mazda Motor Corporation ended the year 2014 with a net debt at 0.357x of equity and 1.17x when compared to its EBITDA while Mazda Motor Corporation had net debt at 0.357x of equity and 1.17x to EBITDA at the end of the year.