The Times Interest Earned Ratio is an excellent profitability ratio and also one of the most common ratio that is used by lenders when making business loans. The Times Interest Earned Ratio is arrived at by dividing the Operating Income by the Interest expenses faced the small business on all its debt obligations. Thus the Times Interest Earned Ratio measures the ability of the small business to cover its interest cost from its operations.
In this analysis we can see that the times interest earned ratio is projected to be 18, 55 and 47 in the years 2012, 2013 and 2014 respectively.The operating income is projected to be $16,543, $37,935 and $20,899 respectively in the years ahead while the interest payments on the debt that isoutstanding on the balance sheet of Real Estate Funding Solutions is projected to be $921, $690 and $437 respectively for each year.
Clearly if, the business was to take on more debt resulting in higher interest payments, the times interest earned ratio would be impacted negatively. Alsoif the operating income were to be reduced due to slower sales and / or higher operating expenses, this ratio would again get worse.
The Foundation Grant Directory is a free listing of sources for grants by state. Why not look if there is some free money out there for your business. Hey - you never know!
The Business Loan Application covers every item you will need in your loan package and tells you how to get approved for business loans.
Fire your loan broker and use our Free Business Loans Bank / Lender Directory to find every bank in the country lending to small businesses.