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cost of capitalnoun [S]

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ECONOMICS, FINANCE the ​amount of ​money that a ​company must ​pay out in dividends to it ​shareholders, and in ​interest on bonds and other ​loans: British biotechs now ​find themselves with less ​flexibility and a ​highercost of ​capital. Determining the ​cost of ​capitalallows you to ​calculate what ​return on ​investment is necessary to ​compensate you for the ​risk you are taking.
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