Target financial leverage is the degree to which the firm utilises its fixed-income securities. Companies with high leverage are usually considered to be at financial risk. Target financial risk is the risk to Target stockholders that is caused by an increase in debt. In other words with a high degree of financial leverage come high interest payments which usually reduces Earnings Per Share (EPS). Also please take a look at analysis of Target Fundamentals Over Time
Target Financial Leverage Over TimeInterest burden is a component of DuPont return on equity analysis calculated by dividing Earnings before Tax by Earning Before Interest and Taxes EBIT . This will be 1 for a company with no Interest Expense.
Target Leverage Ratio Over TimeLeverage Ratio is a measure of a firms financial leverage, calculated by dividing Average Assets by Average Equity. A component of DuPont return on equity analysis.
Target Corporate Bonds Issued