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Name: Debt Management Ratios
ID: m15608
Language: English (en)
Summary: Debt Management ratios help evaluate a company's long-term solvency, measuring the extent to which the company is using long-term debt. These tutorials define the ratios and walk you through the calculations, including where on the financial statements the numbers can be found.
Subject: Business
Keywords: college-cram, debt management, debt management ratios, debt ratio, debt to equity ratio, EBITDA, EBITDA coverage ratio, equity multiplier ratio, finance, financial ratios, TIE ratio
License: Creative Commons Attribution License CC-BY 2.0

Authors: Rudy Lopes (
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Maintainers: Rudy Lopes (

Latest version: 1.6 (history)
First publication date: Dec 10, 2007 4:38 pm -0600
Last revision to module: Apr 5, 2010 11:07 am -0500


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Version: 1.6 Apr 5, 2010 11:07 am -0500 by Rudy Lopes
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Version: 1.5 Oct 17, 2009 9:40 am -0500 by Rudy Lopes
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Version: 1.4 Dec 18, 2007 9:54 am -0600 by Rudy Lopes
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Version: 1.3 Dec 10, 2007 5:31 pm -0600 by Rudy Lopes

Version: 1.2 Dec 10, 2007 5:25 pm -0600 by Rudy Lopes

Version: 1.1 Dec 10, 2007 4:47 pm -0600 by Rudy Lopes
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