Interest Coverage Test

Business / Finance / Interest Coverage Test: The ratio of earnings before interest and taxes to annual interest expense. This ratio measures a firm's ability to pay interest.

Other Words for Interest

Interest Adjective Synonyms: concern, significance, importance, weight, moment, note, consequence
Interest Noun Synonyms: attention, attentiveness, concern, regard, curiosity, scrutiny, notice, engagement
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Other Words for Test

Test Noun Synonyms: trial, examination, exam, proof, evaluation, assay, check, check-up, investigation, study, analysis
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Noninterest-Bearing Note

Business / Finance / Noninterest-Bearing Note: A note without periodic interest payment, but selling at a discount and maturing at face value. See: Zero-coupon bond. MORE

Non-Operating Interest

Science / Geology / Non-Operating Interest: A mineral lease interest that does not involve the rights and responsibilities of exploration, development, or production. A royalty interest is a non-operating interest. MORE

Open Interest

Business / Debt / Open Interest: The net amount of outstanding open positions, either long or short, in a given futures or options contract. MORE

Ordinary Interest

Business / Finance / Ordinary Interest: Interest based on a 360-day year instead of a 365-day year, resulting in what can be a significant difference. MORE

Overall Market Price Coverage

Business / Finance / Overall Market Price Coverage: Total assets less intangibles divided by the total of the market value of the security issue and the book value of liabilities and issues having a prior claim. This is used to determine how much of th MORE

Nominal Interest Rate

Business / Finance / Nominal Interest Rate: The interest rate unadjusted for inflation. MORE

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