Cash flow coverage ratio

Definition:

The number of times that financial obligations (for interest, principal payments, preferred stock dividends, and rental payments) are covered by earnings before interest, taxes, rental payments, and depreciation.

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Life expectancy

The length of time that an average person is expected to live, which is used by insurance companies use to make projections of benefit payouts.

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