Daimler Group's net debt reached EUR 115,052 mil and accounted for 176% of equity at the end of 2017. The ratio is down 2.38% when compared to the previous year.
Historically, the firm’s net debt to equity reached an all time high of 292% in 2004 and an all time low of 98.6% in 1997.
When compared to EBITDA, net debt amounted to 5.65x 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 133%x and 4.03x when compared to EBITDA at the end of 2017..