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Financial Analysis: Debt Ratio (DR)
for Reporting Public Charities in CLP (Latest Returns)

Average Total Debt/ Average Total Assets
Measures the proportion of assets provided by debt. High values indicate future liquidity problems or reduced capacity for future borrowing.

A note on IRS Form 990 financial ratios:  Although useful and informative as indicators, ratios are only one type of measure of the financial health and operations of a nonprofit. Financial ratios cannot tell you the full story of nonprofit's operations and impact. Click here to learn more.
Ratios are calculated as the ratio of state totals of the numerator and denominator for each ratio — not as medians or average of each organization.