Debt/Equity Ratio

Definition

  • A comparison of debt and equity used to measure the livelihood of a business.

Synonyms
percentage, equivalence, correlation

Related Terms and Acronyms

  • Carrying Costs Definition,
    • The cost of maintaining a property.
  • Cash Flow Definition,
    • The money an investment produces after subtracting cash expenses from income.
  • Cash Flow Forecast Definition,
    • An estimate of when and how much money will be received and paid out of a business. It usually records cash flow on a month-by-month basis for a period of two years.
  • Debt-to-Income Ratio Definition,
    • The percentage of an individual's income that is used to repay debt.
  • Ratio Definition,
    • Comparison of two figures used to evaluate business performance, such as debt/equity ratio and return on investment.
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