AirSculpt Technologies's Debt Overview

AirSculpt Technologies's Debt Overview

Over the past three months, shares of AirSculpt Technologies Inc. AIRS decreased by 72.77%. Before we understand the importance of debt, let's look at how much debt AirSculpt Technologies has.

AirSculpt Technologies's Debt

According to the AirSculpt Technologies's most recent balance sheet as reported on November 14, 2022, total debt is at $82.45 million, with $81.60 million in long-term debt and $850 thousand in current debt. Adjusting for $7.60 million in cash-equivalents, the company has a net debt of $74.85 million.

Let's define some of the terms we used in the paragraph above. Current debt is the portion of a company's debt which is due within 1 year, while long-term debt is the portion due in more than 1 year. Cash equivalents includes cash and any liquid securities with maturity periods of 90 days or less. Total debt equals current debt plus long-term debt minus cash equivalents.

Investors look at the debt-ratio to understand how much financial leverage a company has. AirSculpt Technologies has $193.92 million in total assets, therefore making the debt-ratio 0.43. As a rule of thumb, a debt-ratio more than 1 indicates that a considerable portion of debt is funded by assets. A higher debt-ratio can also imply that the company might be putting itself at risk for default, if interest rates were to increase. However, debt-ratios vary widely across different industries. A debt ratio of 25% might be higher for one industry, but average for another.

Why Investors Look At Debt?

Besides equity, debt is an important factor in the capital structure of a company, and contributes to its growth. Due to its lower financing cost compared to equity, it becomes an attractive option for executives trying to raise capital.

Interest-payment obligations can impact the cash-flow of the company. Equity owners can keep excess profit, generated from the debt capital, when companies use the debt capital for its business operations.

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