funded debt


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Funded debt

Debt maturing after more than one year.
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Long-Term Debt

Bonds, loans, and any other debt with a maturity of longer than one year. Long-term debt is used for capital outlays, which usually involves a business' need to buy the basic necessities for its operations, such as facilities and major assets. It is also called funded debt.
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funded debt

Long-term interest-bearing debt, such as that for bonds and debentures.
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"Delta will likely make further reductions in funded debt and interest expense, which will help offset pressure on earnings and operating cash flow that will come when fuel prices rise," added Root.
Moreover, the speculative-grade ratings are unlikely to change over the medium term as implied by the "stable" outlook on expectations the positive trends will continue and the company will use some of its free operating cash flow to cut its funded debt over the near term, the service added.
Calls to the government funded debt advice telephone service, the National Debtline, have increased by 40 per cent since 2007, and demand for Business Debtline, the service specifically for business, has doubled.
To determine the maximum debt capacity of a company, issuers and investors will consider a ratio of total funded debt to earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) of 4.0 as a reasonable starting point.