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# Defensive Interval Ratio Calculator

The Defensive interval ratio(DIR) or defensive interval period(DIP) is a financial metric that indicates the number of days(interval measure ratio) that a company can operate without needing to access non-current assets. This defensive interval ratio calculator helps you assess a company's ability to meet its daily expenses or debts. In the below DIR calculator enter current assets and average daily operating costs and submit to know interval measure ratio.

## Interval Measure Ratio Calculation

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The Defensive interval ratio(DIR) or defensive interval period(DIP) is a financial metric that indicates the number of days(interval measure ratio) that a company can operate without needing to access non-current assets. This defensive interval ratio calculator helps you assess a company's ability to meet its daily expenses or debts. In the below DIR calculator enter current assets and average daily operating costs and submit to know interval measure ratio.

#### Formula:

Interval Measure = Current Assets / Average Daily Operating Costs

### Example:

Find the defensive interval ratio of a company which has current assets of \$20000 and \$563 average daily operating cost?

#### Solution:

Interval Measure = 20000 / 563
= 35.524 Days