A type of bond issued by a corporation. Corporate bonds often pay higher rates...
These are debt instruments companies issue that are considered financial obligations of a corporation. Generally, corporate bonds are broken down into four sectors: industrial, financial, transportation, and utility. They can be issued in both callable and non-callable formats.
A form of loan where companies issues bonds to raise the loan and pay interest on the bonds to holders. Usually bonds expire on a fixed date, when the company repays the loan.
Corporate bonds are debt securities issued by publicly held corporations to raise money for expansion or other business needs.
A long-term debt instrument issued by corporations to raise capital. The issuing corporation is obligated to repay the bond debt on a specified date, and to pay a specified rate of interest on the debt throughout the term of the bond. While most bonds are backed by property or other assets, some bonds, known as "debentures," are backed strictly by the word ("full faith and credit") of the corporation.
A debt security issued by a corporation. A corporate bond typically has a par value of $1,000, is taxable, has a term maturity, and is traded on a major exchange.
Bonds issued by a corporation, rather than a government or government agency.
is an IOU issued by a public company, such as British Telecom, ICI or Marks & Spencer. When you invest in a corporate bond, you are lending money to the company. In return you will receive interest at a fixed rate and the promise that your capital will be repaid at a certain date in the future. The guarantee that our capital will be returned is only as good as the company you are lending money to. While BT, ICI or Marks & Spencer are considered 'good risks' by investment pundits because they are blue chip companies, other smaller companies are likely to be a less good risk. Following the Chancellor's decision to permit corporate bonds to be included in a Personal Equity Plan (PEP), leading financial service providers have launched schemes encouraging investment in Corporate Bond Peps. Preference shares , convertibles and Euro sterling bonds are also permitted to be included in Peps as of July 1995.
An instrument written under seal whereby a company acknowledges that a stated sum is owed, which it will repay at a specified date. The company is also obliged to pay a stipulated amount of interest to the
Bonds issued by a public company.
bond issued by a corporation. Such bonds usually have a par value of $1,000, are taxable, have a term maturity, are paid for out of a sinking fund accumulated for that purpose, and are traded on major exchanges. see also convertible bond, guaranteed bond.
Issued by companies when they want to borrow money.
Funds Funds that invest in a selection of individual company bonds.
A company IOU that pays interest and will be repaid at its issue price at a set date. Bond prices change when interest rates change. Their rate of interest is higher than cash. Companies have to repay bondholders before shareholders.
bond that corporations sell to investors to raise money. Corporations can raise a lot of money by selling bonds in small amounts (for example, $25) to many investors. Investors keep the bond as the corporation's promise to repay the money. Investors also make more money because the corporations pay them interest.
a debt instrument issued by a legal corporate entity
a debt instrument issued by a private or public corporation
a fixed interest investment, providing regular interest payment during the term of the bond, then returning your upfront investment at the fixed end date or maturity
a form of IOU issued by a company to raise money
an IOU from a Company, such as Nike or Disney, to the bond holder, as a way for the Company to borrow money
a note issued by a corporation to finance its operation
Debt issued by a corporation. Bond holders have priority over stock holders in the case of corporate bankruptcy.
Long-term debt issued by private corporations.
A debt certificate issued by a corporation without giving the holder of the certificate ownership in the company.
An IOU issued by a corporation in owner to borrow money
security issued by a party which is a company rather than an individual.
Loan stock or "IOU" issued by companies to raise capital. The company promises to pay a certain amount of interest on a set date every year until the redemption date, when it repays the loan. Investors are paid a fixed rate of interest and so bonds are also referred to as fixed-interest securities. Like shares, bonds are traded on the stock market so their prices are not fixed, although they may have a fixed repayment value at maturity.
Corporate bonds represent debt of corporations. The bonds are fully taxable, and they are issued in maturities ranging from less than one year to about 30 years (although there are a few corporate bonds that mature in more than 30 years). They typically pay interest twice a year. Corporate bonds can be quite safe when they are issued by strong companies, or they can have significant risk of default when issued by weak companies. Two rating agencies, Moody's and Standard & Poors rate bonds as to the risk of default. Please see the BondFinder section on safety for a complete discussion on ratings and default risk.
Securities issued by a company (as opposed to government). Investors accept credit risk in exchange for potentially greater returns.
An evidence of indebtedness issued by a corporation, rather than by the U.S. government or a municipality.
A debt instrument issued by a private corporation, as distinct from one issued by a government agency or a municipality.
A bond issued by a corporation to raise money for capital expenditures, operations and acquisitions.
A debt security issued by a corporation. The bond usually has a par value of $1,000. The interest it pays is taxable, and has a maturity period of one to 30 years. The higher the bond rating, the lower the interest rate. The more solid the issuing company, the higher the bond rating.
a written promise by a corporation to pay a fixed sum of money at some future time named, with stated interest and stated time intervals, given in return for money or its equivalent received by the corporation, sometimes secured, sometimes not.
A corporate bond is a debt instrument issued by a public corporation. The collateral for such bonds may be specific assets, a mortgage or individual creditworthiness.
Long-term debt instruments issued by corporations, typically paying interest semi-annually and returning the face value of the bond at maturity.
A bond with a stated interest rate and maturity issued by a corporation.
Bonds issued by companies. They normally pay a fixed rate of interest and mature on a fixed date when the capital will be repaid. Bond prices fluctuate between issue and maturity.Â See alsoÂ Gilts.
Companies issue bonds to raise money and pay interest on the bonds. Usually bonds expire on a fixed date, when the company repays you. You can buy and sell bonds easily (like shares). Bond prices tend to change when interest rates change and are usually not as risky as shares because a company will pay off all it's debts (including bonds) before the shareholders get anything.
Debt obligations issued by corporations as an alternative to offering equity ownership by issuing stock. Like most municipal bonds and Treasuries, most corporate bonds pay semi-annual interest and promise to return their principal when they mature. Maturities range from 1 to 30 years.
A debt-instrument issued by a corporation. Corporate bonds are taxable, are issued in denominations of $1,000, have a term maturity date – which means they come due all at once, and are traded on the secondary markets.
A bond issued by a corporation; categories include industrials, public utilities, railroad and transportation bonds and financial issues.
The name for a bond issued by a public company.
debt issued by a private company to finance future expenditures. Bonds may be issued to develop new business or to invest further in current business. Corporate bonds typically carry a higher interest rate than government bonds, but corporations may leverage assets (such as stock, in the case of convertible bonds), to achieve a lower interest rate.
A debt security investment in obligations of U.S. corporations. Corporate bonds are taxable and have a specific maturity date. They are often traded on major exchanges. See Bond.
Strictly speaking, corporate bonds are those issued by companies. Generally, however, the term is used to cover all bonds other than those issued by governments in their own currencies. Therefore the ‘credit' sector, as it is often known, includes issues by companies, organisations and government agencies. The key feature that distinguishes corporate bonds from government bonds is the risk of default – see Credit Risk.
A bond issued by a corporation. (See bonds)
A bond issued by corporations to meet financial obligations or to acquire assets.
A bond issued by a corporation. (See also Bond, Municipal bond, U.S. savings bond.)
A debt security issued by a corporation obligating the issuer to pay interest periodically and repay the principal at maturity.
Debt instrument issued by a corporation. In contrast to most municipal and government bonds, which are not traded on major exchanges and are tax-free, corporate bonds are traded on major exchanges and the interest paid to the investor is taxable.
A long-term interest-bearing debt instrument that requires the issuer to pay the purchaser a specified sum of money, usually at specific intervals, and to repay the principal amount of the loan at maturity.
Debt instrument issued by a corporation. Corporate bonds are typically taxable, have a par value of $1,000, and are traded on major exchanges or in the over the counter market. Corporate bonds are subject to default risk and are rated by a rating agency according to that risk.
A Corporate bond is a bond issued by a corporation, as the name suggests. The term is usually applied to longer term debt instruments, generally with a maturity date falling at least 12 months after their issue date (the term "commercial paper" being sometimes used for instruments with a shorter maturity).