A1

Definition:

The fifth highest rating in Moody's Long-term Corporate Obligation Rating. Obligations rated A1 are considered upper-medium grade and are subject to low credit risk. Rating one notch higher is Aa3. Rating one notch lower is A2

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Deferred tax expense

A non-cash expense that provides a source of free cash flow. Amount allocated during the period to cover tax liabilities that have not yet been paid.

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