highly geared

highly geared
highly geared
(of a company or its capital) having a high ratio of borrowing in relation to owners' capital, or of debt to equity
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Main Entry:gear

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  • highly geared — ˌhighly ˈgeared , ˌhighly ˈleveraged adjective FINANCE 1. having a lot of debt in relation to Share This is important when considering the cost of repaying debt in relation to paying dividend S to shareholder …   Financial and business terms

  • highly-geared — /haɪli ˈgɪəd/ (say huylee geard) adjective 1. having a high gear ratio. 2. Economics highly leveraged: highly geared mortgages. See gearing (def. 3) …  

  • highly-geared company — /ˌhaɪli gɪəd kʌmp(ə)ni/ noun company which has a high proportion of its funds from fixed interest borrowings …   Dictionary of banking and finance

  • geared — [gɪəd ǁ gɪrd] adjective FINANCE geared investments, shares etc are bought with money that has been borrowed: • Using dividends from the security to pay the annual interest and help repay the loan used to purchase the security effectively creates… …   Financial and business terms

  • highly leveraged — UK US adjective US FINANCE ► HIGHLY GEARED(Cf. ↑highly geared) …   Financial and business terms

  • leveraged — lev‧er‧aged [ˈliːvərɪdʒd ǁ ˈle , ˈliː ] adjective FINANCE 1. a leveraged company is financed by a high level of borrowing in relation to its share capital (= the money it has from selling its shares ) : • The company is profitable even though it… …   Financial and business terms

  • Court Line — (Aviation) IATA OU ICAO Callsign Founded 1957 (as Argus Air Transport) Ceased operations 1974 …   Wikipedia

  • debt–equity ratio — A ratio used to examine the financial structure or gearing (leverage) of a business. The long term debt, normally including preference shares, of a business is expressed as a percentage of its equity. A business may have entered into an agreement …   Accounting dictionary

  • 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 — / gɪərɪŋ/ noun the act of borrowing money at fixed interest which is then used to produce more money than the interest paid COMMENT: High gearing (when a company is said to be ‘highly geared’) indicates that the level of borrowings is high when… …   Dictionary of banking and finance

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