Net Financial Debt (NFD)
Date created: Feb 20, 2019 • Last updated: Sep 27, 2019
What is Net Financial Debt?
Net Financial Debt is a company’s non-operational debt that considers cash and short-term securities against financial debt.Alternate names: Net Debt
Net Financial Debt
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Net Financial Debt allows the company to count its cash and short-term securities as credit towards their financial debt. This allows the company to see a clearer picture of their actual financial debt.
Ken Faulkenberry has written a good article on Net Financial Debt and why it's an important liquidity and leverage metric to understand.