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

Posted: 23 Jan 2019 Last revised: 16 Sep 2020

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Francisco Palomino

Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

Stephen Paolillo

Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

Ander Perez

affiliation not provided to SSRN

Gerardo Sanz-Maldonado

Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

Date Written: 2019-01-10

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.

Suggested Citation

Palomino, Francisco and Paolillo, Stephen and Perez, Ander and Sanz-Maldonado, Gerardo, The Information in Interest Coverage Ratios of the Us Nonfinancial Corporate Sector (2019-01-10). FEDS Notes No. 2019-01-10, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3321600 or http://dx.doi.org/10.17016/2380-7172.2290

Francisco Palomino

Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System ( email )

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Stephen Paolillo (Contact Author)

Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System ( email )

20th Street and Constitution Avenue NW
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United States

Ander Perez

affiliation not provided to SSRN

Gerardo Sanz-Maldonado

Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

20th Street and Constitution Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20551
United States

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