Investor Glossary-debt serviceInvestor Glossary-debt serviceInvestor Glossary-debt serviceInvestor Glossary-debt serviceInsightful stock market charts - Click here
investor
Categories    # A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Debt Service

The HTML to link to this page
 

Debt service refers to the series of payments of principal and interest on a loan or other obligation. Debt service payments are usually structured in regular intervals: monthly, semi-annually, or annually, although it is possible to structure debt service payments on virtually any time schedule. Debt service can apply to the payment of individual debts, or debt service may apply to the repayment of corporate debts as well. Corporate debt service can refer to the repayment of principal and interest on a bank loan, or corporate debt service can mean the repayment of principal and interest on bonds or other debt obligations issued by a company. Missed or late debt service payments tend to be a sign of impending trouble within a company.



Rate this debt service definition...

Learn about investing with the Investor Glossary Term of the Day


Click here for insightful stock market charts. Where is the market headed? The answer may surprise you. Find out
with the exclusive & Barron's recommended charts of Chart of the Day.


Popular Terms: reverse mortgage, deferred revenue, 144a, current ratio, required rate of return, option premium, implied volatility, class C shares, ex-dividend, inflation, per diem, balance sheet, in escrow, cancelled check, margin rate, FICO score, stock split, 1035 exchange, average price per share, retained earnings, real GDP, 1031 exchange, Zero Cost Collar, ex-dividend date, 401a, LIBOR, open position, annual return, stock market close, deferred tax, minority interest, covered put, irrevocable trust, VIX, FTSE, liquidity ratio, wholly-owned subsidiary, APR, diluted share, limit order, command economy, debt service coverage, quality assurance, EBITDA, Key Rate Duration, phantom income, risk management, labor relations, dividends payable


Accounting | Banking | Bonds | Brokers | Economy | Futures | Mutual Funds | Options | Real Estate | Retirement | Stocks | Taxes | Technical Analysis
Home | Term of the Day | Suggest a Term | Chart of the Day | Dogs of the Dow
©2004-2016 Investor Glossary - All rights reserved - Terms of Use