COVERAGE OF FIXED CHARGES Definition

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COVERAGE OF FIXED CHARGES is computed by taking your net income, before taxes and fixed charges (debt repayment, long-term leases, preferred stock dividends etc.), and dividing by the amount of fixed charges. The resulting number shows your ability to meet your fixed obligations of all types i.e. the higher the number, the better.

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MR see MEMORANDUM FOR RECORD.

EXPENDABLE NET ASSETS are those assets not required to be retained in perpetuity, i.e. those assets available for use for operations.

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