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CAPITAL LEVERAGE [1 record]

Record 1 2012-05-23

English

Subject field(s)
  • Financial and Budgetary Management
  • Stock Exchange
DEF

The relationship between the return on investment earned with the use of borrowed funds and the cost of the borrowed funds.

OBS

Capital leverage is favourable when funds are borrowed and reinvested or utilized to produce a return greater than the cost of borrowing.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Gestion budgétaire et financière
  • Bourse
DEF

Effet, sur le bénéfice et le rendement des actions, d'un financement par emprunt plutôt que par instruments de capitaux propres ou tous autres instruments dont le rendement est lié aux résultats.

OBS

Le levier financier n'est favorable que lorsque la rentabilité de l'exploitation est supérieure au coût habituellement fixe des capitaux empruntés qui la financent.

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Gestión presupuestaria y financiera
  • Bolsa de valores
DEF

Efecto que el endeudamiento origina en la rentabilidad de los capitales propios de una empresa, cuyos resultados pueden incrementarse por encima de lo que se derivaría de sus recursos originarios.

OBS

[...] la condición necesaria es que la rentabilidad de las inversiones sea mayor al coste de las deudas.

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