Explain leverages

Explain leverages.

Leverage is a general term which is used in financial management and it is used as a technique to multiply the gains and losses. It refers of attainment of more benefits on comparative lower level of investment or lower sales. There are many ways to attain leverage the most common of them all is borrowing money, buying the fixed assets and use of derivatives. Examples of these are as follows:-

1) Public corporation may leverage its equity by borrowing money. The more a company borrows less equity capital it needs so the profits and losses are shared among small group of people.

2) Business Corporation may leverage its revenue by buying fixed assets. This will get more fixed proportion to the company rather than variable cost as change in revenue will result in larger change in operating income.
What are the different types of leverages computed for financial analysis?
Different types of leverage computed for financial analysis and they are as follows:-
Explain Operating Leverage. How is it computed? What does high/low operating leverage indicate?
Operating leverage works on fixed cost as well as variable costs. It analyzes both of the costs and it remains in the company…
Explain Financial Leverage. How is it calculated? What does high/ low financial leverage indicate?
Financial leverage is the leverage in which a company decides to finance majority of its assets by taking on debt….
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