Enter the total liabilities (debt) and the total stockholders’ equity into the debt to equity ratio calculator. The calculator will display the debt to equity ratio and %.

## Debt to Equity Ratio Formula

The following equation can be used to calculate the debt to equity ratio.

D:E = D/E*100

• Where D:E is the debt to equity ratio
• E is the total equity
• D is the total debt

## Debt to Equity Ratio Definition

The debt to equity ratio is a measure of the percentage of total debt to the total equity of an individual or business.

## How to calculate debt to equity ratio?

How to calculate debt to equity ratio?

1. First, measure the total equity.

Determine the total equity of the individual or business.

2. Next, measure the total debt.

Determine the total debt of the individual or business.

3. Finally, calculate the debt to equity ratio.

Using the formula above, calculate the debt to equity ratio.

## FAQ

What is a debt to equity ratio?

A debt to equity ratio measures the ratio of total debt owned to total equity owned of an individual