Austrian Post's net debt reached EUR -246 mil and accounted for -0.351 of equity at the end of 2014. The ratio is down 11.9% when compared to the previous year.
Historically, the firm’s net debt to equity reached an all time high of 0.216 in 2002 and an all time low of -0.384 in 2012.
When compared to EBITDA, net debt amounted to -0.738x at the end of the year. The ratio reached an all time high of 1.37 in 2002 and an all time low of -1.00 in 2012.
As far as Austrian Post's peers are concerned, Ceska Posta posted net debt to equity of -1.26x and -11.9x when compared to EBITDA at the end of 2014. Deutsche Post DHL ended the year 2014 with a net debt at 0.199x of equity and 0.439x when compared to its EBITDA while Deutsche Post DHL had net debt at 0.199x of equity and 0.439x to EBITDA at the end of the year.