Exhibit No. 12
RATIO OF EARNINGS TO FIXED CHARGES
Periods Ended May 31, 2013 through May 31, 2017 and August 31, 2017
Three Months Ended
Year Ended May 31,
August 31, 2017
Ratio of Earnings to Fixed Charges 1
1 Calculated as follows:
(income before income taxes) + (fixed charges)
Fixed charges consist of interest expense, amortized expenses related to debt and an estimate of the interest portion of rental expense.
(All numbers in thousands)
Income before income tax
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