Financial leverage ratios

Related: capitalization ratios. The New York Times Financial Glossary

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  • financial leverage ratios — Common ratios are debt divided by equity a debt divided by the sum of debt plus equity. Related: capitalization ratios. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary …   Financial and business terms

  • Leverage ratios — Measures of the relative contribution of stockholders and creditors, and of the firm s ability to pay financing charges. Value of firm s debt to the total value of the firm. The New York Times Financial Glossary …   Financial and business terms

  • leverage ratios — Measures of the relative value of stockholders, capitalization, and creditors obligations , and of the firm s ability to pay financing charges. Value of firm s debt to the total value of the firm (debt plus stockholder capitalization). Bloomberg… …   Financial and business terms

  • leverage ratios — (Accounting) index of foreign capital of a business compared to the total capital (used to estimate long term financial stability) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Leverage (finance) — In finance, leverage (sometimes referred to as gearing in the United Kingdom) is a general term for any technique to multiply gains and losses.[1] Common ways to attain leverage are borrowing money, buying fixed assets and using derivatives.[2]… …   Wikipedia

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  • Leverage Ratio — 1. Any ratio used to calculate the financial leverage of a company to get an idea of the company s methods of financing or to measure its ability to meet financial obligations. There are several different ratios, but the main factors looked at… …   Investment dictionary

  • Capitalization ratios — Also called financial leverage ratios, these ratios compare debt to total capitalization and thus reflect the extent to which a corporation is trading on its equity. Capitalization ratios can be interpreted only in the context of the stability of …   Financial and business terms

  • capitalization ratios — Also called financial leverage ratios, these ratios compare debt to total capitalization and thus reflect the extent to which a corporation is trading on its equity. Capitalization ratios can be interpreted only in the context of the stability of …   Financial and business terms

  • Late-2000s financial crisis — The TED spread (in red) increased significantly during the financial crisis, reflecting an increase in perceived credit risk …   Wikipedia

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