Formula
to calculate gearing ratio:
Gearing
Ratio = long term debt /
shareholders equity.
Gearing
ratio (long term debt to shareholders equity) definition
and explanation:
A high gearing
ratio is unfavourable because it indicates possible
difficulty in meeting long term debt obligations.
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