underleveraged


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underleveraged

(ˌʌndəˈlɛvərɪdʒd)
adj
(Commerce) (of a business organization) having an excessively low ratio of debt capital to equity capital
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QINVEST is Qatar's leading private investment group and one of the region's most prominent Islamic financial institutions "Its prudent investment approach, stringent provisioning policy and underleveraged balance sheet has provided stability amid regional uncertainties," the statement said.
QInvest's prudent investment approach, stringent provisioning policy, and underleveraged balance sheet have provided stability amid regional uncertainties, its spokesman said.
However, underleveraged firms have a different borrowing incentive than overleveraged firms.
Its C-corp structure means distributions are taxed at the corporate level first, so the fund is underleveraged to its index by roughly 35% (the effective corporate tax rate).
We remain prudent in our management of risk and have built up a strong liquidity position and an underleveraged balance sheet while also continuing to invest in key global markets on an opportunistic basis.
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These measures should start to stimulate borrowing in the short run -- something urgentlyrequired in an underleveraged economy.
It is one of the strongest and yet most underleveraged brands.
The concept at work here is conversion--converting goods into services and converting underleveraged service assets into more valuable ones.
For example, De Haas and Peeters (2006) notice divergent results for the smallest and largest firms: the first have gradually become slightly underleveraged while the latter have become less underleveraged during the research period (1993-2001).
Still, South Asia s share of the global economy remains strikingly low relative to its share of the world s urban population, and, in general, urbanization in the region remains underleveraged.
In a situation when the company in underleveraged, managers could be motivated to additionally increase debt in order to rebalance the cost of financing distress and benefits of interest tax shields.