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DISCOUNT PAPER Definition
DISCOUNT PAPER is securities that are issued at a discount and mature at face, or par value. The difference, rather than coupon payments, represents the interest earned at maturity .
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SHARE PREMIUM is the difference between the higher price paid for a share of stock and the stocks par value when issued.
CAPITAL EXPENDITURE RATIO is the ratio of capital expenditure and other investments to total assets. It is used as a proxy for growth opportunities in a financial analysis.