amortization (depreciation) of a debt

  • 1Debt service coverage ratio — The debt service coverage ratio (DSCR), also known as debt coverage ratio, is the ratio of cash available for debt servicing to interest, principal and lease payments. It is a popular benchmark used in the measurement of an entity s (person or… …

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  • 2amortization — I noun clearance, defrayal, defrayment, disbursement, discharge, extinction of a debt, extinguishment of claim, liquidation of a debt, payment, remittance, satisfaction associated concepts: amortization contract, amortization of a mortgage,… …

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  • 3amortization — (1) The process of making regular, periodic decreases in the book or carrying value of an asset. For example, when a bond is purchased at a price above 100, the difference between the purchase price and the par value, the premium, is amortized.… …

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  • 4Amortization — The repayment of a loan by installments. The New York Times Financial Glossary * * * amortization a‧mor‧ti‧za‧tion [əˌmɔːtaɪˈzeɪʆn ǁ ˌæmərtə ] also amortisation noun 1. [countable, uncountable] ACCOUNTING …

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  • 5amortization — /am euhr teuh zay sheuhn, euh mawr /, n. 1. an act or instance of amortizing a debt or other obligation. 2. the sums devoted to this purpose. Also, amortizement. [1665 75; < ML a(d)mortization (s. of admortizatio). See AMORTIZE, ATION] * * * In&#8230; …

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  • 6amortization — / amortazeyshsn/ In accounting, the allocation (and charge to expense) of the cost or other basis of an intangible asset over its estimated useful life. Intangible assets which have an indefinite life (e.g., goodwill) are not amortizable.&#8230; …

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  • 7amortization — / amortazeyshsn/ In accounting, the allocation (and charge to expense) of the cost or other basis of an intangible asset over its estimated useful life. Intangible assets which have an indefinite life (e.g., goodwill) are not amortizable.&#8230; …

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  • 8Amortization — 1. The paying off of debt in regular installments over a period of time. 2. The deduction of capital expenses over a specific period of time (usually over the asset s life). More specifically, this method measures the consumption of the value of&#8230; …

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  • 9amortization — 1) The process of treating as an expense the annual amount deemed to waste away from a fixed asset. The concept is particularly applied to leases, which are acquired for a given sum for a specified term at the end of which the lease will have no&#8230; …

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  • 10Debt/EBITDA — A measure of a company s ability to pay off its incurred debt. This ratio gives the investor the approximate amount of time that would be needed to pay off all debt, ignoring the factors of interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization.&#8230; …

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  • 11amortization — 1) The process of treating as an expense the annual amount deemed to waste away from a fixed asset. The concept is particularly applied to leases, which are acquired for a given sum for a specified term at the end of which the lease will have no&#8230; …

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  • 12amortization — a·mor·ti·za·tion || ə‚mɔːtɪ zeɪʃn n. depreciation; decrease; gradual payment of debt …

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  • 13Earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization — (EBITDA) is a non GAAP metric that can be used to evaluate a company s profitability.::EBITDA = Operating Revenue – Operating Expenses + Other RevenueIts name comes from the fact that Operating Expenses do not include interest, taxes, or&#8230; …

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  • 14Earnings Before Interest, Depreciation And Amortization - EBIDA — A measure of the earnings of a company that adds the interest expense, depreciation and amortization back to the net income number, but takes the tax expense into consideration. This measure is not as well known or used as often as its&#8230; …

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  • 15Earnings Before Interest, Tax and Depreciation - EBITD — An indicator of a company s financial performance, which is calculated as: This measure attempts to gauge a firm s profitability before any legally required payments, such as taxes and interest on debt, are paid. Depreciation is removed because&#8230; …

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  • 16Earnings Before Interest, Taxes, Depreciation and Amortization - EBITDA — An indicator of a company s financial performance which is calculated in the following EBITDA calculation: EBITDA is essentially net income with interest, taxes, depreciation, and amortization added back to it, and can be used to analyze and&#8230; …

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  • 17Accelerated depreciation — refers to any one of several methods by which a company, for financial accounting and/or tax purposes, depreciates a fixed asset in such a way that the amount of depreciation taken each year is higher during the earlier years of an asset’s life.&#8230; …

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  • 18earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortization — ˌearnings before ˌinterest, ˌtax, depreciˌation and amortiˈzation abbreviation EBITDA noun [plural] ACCOUNTING TAX a company s profits for a particular period of time, not including interest payments on its debt, tax payments, and amounts to&#8230; …

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  • 19Write-off — The term write off (or write down) describes a reduction in recognized value. In accounting terminology, it refers to recognition of the reduced or zero value of an asset. In income tax statements, it refers to a reduction of taxable income as&#8230; …

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  • 20Book value — In accounting, book value or carrying value is the value of an asset or according to its balance sheet account balance. For assets, the value is based on the original cost of the asset less any depreciation, amortization or impairment costs made&#8230; …

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