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Debt-to-EBITDA, or earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortization, is a standard industry metric that measures how highly leveraged a company is to its earnings.
Sales would total $83 billion a year, with profits (before interest, taxes, and amortization) of around $3.7 billion.
Sirius' quarterly adjusted earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) of $542 million, compared with $475 million.
Adjusted earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization amounted to $110 million to $115 million in the fourth quarter.
The bill allows corporations to deduct interest on debt of just 30% of earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization, changing to a tougher threshold in later years, but carves out an exception for real-estate entities.
Schultz said his top priority is to bring Teva’s leverage below 4 times Ebitda, or earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization, by the end of 2020.
The company’s yearly earnings (before interest, taxes, and depreciation/amortization) approach $85 million, PE Hub reported in an item last month, noting that MedRisk was for sale.
Ten’s most recent financial woes began in April this year when management reported a half-year loss before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) of $1.9 million on revenue of $270 million.
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First Known Use of amortization
Financial Definition of AMORTIZATION
What It Is
How It Works
Let's assume Company XYZ owns the patent on a piece of technology, and that patent lasts 15 years. If the company spent $15 million to develop the technology, then it would record $1 million each year for 15 years as amortization expense on its income statement.
Alternatively, let's assume Company XYZ has a $10 million loan outstanding. If Company XYZ repays $500,000 of that principal every year, we would say that $500,000 of the loan has amortized each year.
Why It Matters
The length of time over which various intangible assets are amortized vary widely, from a few years to as many as 40 years. As a general rule, an asset should be amortized over its estimated useful life, or the maturity or loan period in the case of a bond or a loan. If an intangible asset has an indefinite life, such as goodwill, it cannot be amortized.
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