leverage ratio

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  • leverage ratio — USA leverage ratio, Also known as the debt/EBITDA ratio. The ratio of debt (borrowings) to EBITDA, often expressed as a percentage or ratio. It is often used as a measure of the risk attached to a company because a highly leveraged company has a… …   Law dictionary

  • 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

  • Leverage ratio —   A measure that indicates the financial ability to meet debt service requirements and increase the value of the investment to the stockholders. (i.e., the ratio of total debt to total assets).   U.S. Dept. of Energy, Energy Information… …   Energy terms

  • Consumer leverage ratio — is a term popularized by William Jarvis and Dr. Ian C MacMillan in a series of articles in the Harvard Business Review and refers to the ratio of total household debt, as reported by the Federal Reserve System to disposable personal income, as… …   Wikipedia

  • Tier 1 Leverage Ratio — The relationship between a banking organization s core capital and total assets. The Federal Reserve develops capital adequacy guidelines for bank holding companies. The Tier 1 leverage ratio is calculated by dividing Tier 1 capital ratio by the… …   Investment dictionary

  • target leverage ratio — The ratio of the market value of debt to the total market value of the firm that management seeks to maintain. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary …   Financial and business terms

  • optimum leverage ratio — The borrowing level that maximizes the value of the firm. The cost of capital to the firm is minimized at that same level. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary …   Financial and business terms

  • leverage — le·ver·age 1 / le vrij, və rij/ n: the use of credit to enhance one s speculative capacity leverage 2 vt aged, ag·ing: to provide (as a corporation) or supplement (as money) with leverage Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …   Law dictionary

  • leverage — The ability to control large dollar amounts of a commodity with a comparatively small amount of capital. Chicago Board of Trade glossary The control of a larger sum of money with a smaller amount. By accepting the liability to purchase or deliver …   Financial and business terms

  • 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

  • Leverage — The use of debt financing. The New York Times Financial Glossary * * * ▪ I. leverage le‧ver‧age 1 [ˈliːvrɪdʒ ǁ ˈle , ˈliː ] noun [uncountable] 1. the influence that one person or organization has on another: • It uses its considerable economic… …   Financial and business terms

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