capital gearing


capital gearing
See: gearing

Accounting dictionary. 2014.

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  • Capital Gearing — The degree to which a company acquires assets or to which it funds its ongoing operations with long or short term debt. Capital gearing will differ between companies and industries, and will often change over time. Capital gearing is also known… …   Investment dictionary

  • capital gearing — See gearing …   Big dictionary of business and management

  • gearing — capital gearing; equity gearing; financial gearing; leverage The relative size of the funds provided to a company by its ordinary shareholders and the long term funds with a fixed interest charge, such as debentures and preference shares A… …   Big dictionary of business and management

  • gearing — capital gearing; = equity gearing; = financial gearing; = leverage The relationship between the funds provided to a company by ordinary share holders and the long term funds with a fixed interest charge, such as debentures and preference shares.… …   Accounting dictionary

  • gearing — the ratio between the business s debt and equity finance. Glossary of Business Terms financial leverage. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary Also known as leverage. Gearing describes the situation when an asset is controlled for a relatively low… …   Financial and business terms

  • Gearing — Financial leverage. The New York Times Financial Glossary * * * gearing gear‧ing [ˈgɪərɪŋ ǁ ˈgɪr ] also ˌcapital ˈgearing noun [uncountable] FINANCE the amount of borrowing that a company has in relation to its share capital. If the company makes …   Financial and business terms

  • Gearing — A fundamental analysis ratio of a company s level of long term debt compared to its equity capital. Gearing is expressed in percentage form. Companies with high gearing more long term liabilities than shareholder equity are considered speculative …   Investment dictionary

  • gearing ratios — leverage ratios Ratios that express a company s capital gearing. There are a number of different ratios that can be calculated from either the balance sheet or the profit and loss account. Ratios based on the balance sheet usually express debt as …   Accounting dictionary

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