fixed charge


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  • noun

Synonyms for fixed charge

a periodic charge that does not vary with business volume (as insurance or rent or mortgage payments etc

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During the subsequent period of 28 days, payment is accepted at the fixed charge plus 50 per cent.
The main driver of the FCRS is to ensure that only those with the appropriate and relevant experience are able to register as fixed charge receivers.
The PUCO moved some of the charges that have been in the volumetric portion of the bill to a monthly fixed charge, while reducing the charge for each unit of gas consumed.
Fitch expects fixed charge coverage for fiscal 2007 to decline somewhat.
Rating concerns focus on the operating performance of KRT's largest tenants, marginal Fitch IBCA adjusted coverage of fixed charges and the company's expansion into nontraditional markets.
Standard & Poor's expects AIC's financial leverage to remain below 20% with strong fixed charge coverage.
Bally's significant operating lease obligations have resulted in a modest fixed charge coverage.
HCP's fixed charge coverage ratio (earnings before interest, taxes depreciation and amortization less capital expenditures to interest expense plus capitalized interest expense plus preferred dividends) measured 2.
As a result, Pet's fixed charge coverage ratio has improved to 6.
For the fiscal period, the fixed charge coverage ratio was up by 20 basis points to 1.
GALIC's parent holding company, American Annuity Group's (AAG) senior debt rating is reaffirmed at "BB-" (Double-B-Minus) based on its financial leverage and fixed charge coverage capacity.
FAF's debt-to-capital ratio is expected to be managed long term at approximately 20% to 25%, with fixed charge coverage at or above 8 times (x).
However, fixed charge coverage was negative in 1992 due to previous charges related to the Fibreboard litigation and large catastrophe losses.
The company's fixed charge coverage ratio (earnings before interest, taxes depreciation and amortization less capital expenditures to interest expense plus capitalized interest expense plus preferred dividends) measured 2.
The rating reflects the company's reasonable financial leverage, good fixed charge coverage, and improving asset quality.