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Who Was the Most Indebted Among PX Index in 2017?

Top Companies by Net Debt/Equity (%)
Czechia | February 3, 2021
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Based on a comparison of 10 firms among PX Index, Central European Media Enterprises had the biggest debt relative to its equity at the end of 2017 followed by Avast and PFNonwovens.

Central European Media Enterprises net debt reached CZK 24,092 mil. and accounted for 398% of equity at the end of 2017. The ratio is up 133% when compared to the previous year. Historically, the firm’s net debt to equity reached an all time high of 648% in 2016 and an all time low of -447% in 1999.

When compared to EBITDA, net debt amounted to 2.15x at the end of the year. The ratio reached an all time high of 33.3x in 2001 and an all time low of -7.39x in 2013.

Comparing Central European Media Enterprises with its closest peers, Avast posted net debt to equity of 370% and 5.82x when compared to EBITDA at the end of 2017. PFNonwovens ended the year 2016 with a net debt at 121% of equity and 4.37x when compared to its EBITDA while Kofola had net debt at 120% of equity and 2.77x to EBITDA at the end of the year.

You can see all the companies net debt/equity data on the Net Debt/Equity indicator page or you can download a special statistical dossier on the PX Index in the reports section.

Net Debt/Equity Unit 1971 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
Central European Media Enterprises % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 133 168 269 648 398 ...
CEZ % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 59.8 55.4 48.5 52.7 54.4 ...
PFNonwovens % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 117 94.2 105 101 121 ...
Philip Morris Czech Republic % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... -65.5 -57.9 -93.8 -99.0 -81.7 ...
O2 Czech Republic % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... -1.59 6.92 5.51 16.2 41.3 ...
Avast % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... -135 340 17.5 182 370 ...
Stock Spirits Group % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 12.6 22.5 15.6 17.1 15.6 ...
Kofola % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 51.7 33.1 44.7 61.6 120 ...
Prabos Plus % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 61.3 133 125 75.4 30.4 ...
Primoco UAV % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... -99.3 -29.3 -7,688 -343

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