**Debt-To-Capital Ratio** — A measurement of a company s financial leverage, calculated as the company s debt divided by its total capital. Debt includes all short term and long term obligations. Total capital includes the company s debt and shareholders equity, which… … Investment dictionary

**Debt-to-capital ratio** — A company s debt to capital ratio or D/C ratio is the ratio of its total debt to its total capital, its debt and equity combined. The ratio measures a company s capital structure, financial solvency, and degree of leverage, at a particular point… … Wikipedia

**Debt-to-equity ratio** — The debt to equity ratio (D/E) is a financial ratio indicating the relative proportion of shareholders equity and debt used to finance a company s assets.[1] Closely related to leveraging, the ratio is also known as Risk, Gearing or Leverage. The … Wikipedia

**debt/capital ratio** — UK US (also debt to capital ratio) noun [C] (ABBREVIATION D/C ratio) ► FINANCE a company s debt as a percentage of its capital as a whole, used to calculate if it has borrowed too much, if it can borrow more, etc.: »The company has a financial… … Financial and business terms

**Debt to equity ratio** — The debt to equity ratio (D/E) is a financial ratio indicating the relative proportion of equity and debt used to finance a company s assets. This ratio is also known as Risk, Gearing or Leverage. It is equal to total debt divided by shareholders … Wikipedia

**Long-Term Debt To Capitalization Ratio** — A ratio showing the financial leverage of a firm, calculated by dividing long term debt by the amount of capital available: A variation of the traditional debt to equity ratio, this value computes the proportion of a company s long term debt… … Investment dictionary

**Total Asset-To-Capital Ratio - TAC** — A leverage covenant placed on Canadian Institutions regulated by the Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions (OSFI). The total asset to capital ratio is computed by taking the total assets divided by capital. It is not a risk… … Investment dictionary

**Capital adequacy ratio** — (CAR), also called Capital to Risk (Weighted) Assets Ratio (CRAR), is a ratio of a bank s capital to its risk. National regulators track a bank s CAR to ensure that it can absorb a reasonable amount of loss [Cite web |… … Wikipedia

**Debt deflation** — is a theory of economic cycles, which holds that recessions and depressions are due to the overall level of debt shrinking (deflating): the credit cycle is the cause of the economic cycle. The theory was developed by Irving Fisher following the… … Wikipedia

**Debt capital** — is the capital that a business raises by taking out a loan. It is a loan made to a company that is normally repaid at some future date. Debt capital differs[1] from equity or share capital because subscribers to debt capital do not become part… … Wikipedia