Discussion Paper

The Information in Interest Coverage Ratios of the US Nonfinancial Corporate Sector

Abstract: Using firm-level data, we find significant variability in interest coverage ratios--across firms and economic sectors and across time--that suggests that critical ICR levels depend on firm- or sector-specific economic conditions.


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Provider: Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.)

Part of Series: FEDS Notes

Publication Date: 2019-01-10

Number: 2019-01-10