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Measuring Management Performance: ROTA

This tutorial carries on from our article last week looking at two key measures of management performance and in particular Return on Equity (ROE). The connection between ROE and Return ...

Return on Investment: measures of performance

In the analysis of the return a particular investment is generating there are two measures that provide complementary and yet different appraisals. In a two part series we will look ...
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Net Profit Margin Ratio Including Analysis and a Calculator

Net Profit Margin is one of the most widely used ratios by investors and analysts. It is used in order to understand the ability that a company has to translate the revenue generated ...
Adjusted Present Value

Return on Assets Ratio (ROA) – Including an online calculator

The Return on Assets Ratio (ROA) shows how well a company uses its’ assets in order to generate profits. ROA is one of the  profitability ratios that are used to understand and assess ...
Payback Period

Debtor Days Ratio- Formula, Analysis and Calculator

Debtor Days Ratio shows how quickly a company turn the credit sales made into cash. It’s therefore reasonable that the smaller the debtor days ratio, the quicker a company is able ...
Return on Equity

Creditor Days Ratio or Days Payable Outstanding- How to calculate it and interpret it

Days Payable Outstanding (DPO) or as it’s also called, creditor days ratio, is an efficient ratio that shows how long it takes for a company to repay its suppliers. Creditor Days ...
Advantages of SWOT analysis

The Top 5 Open Source ERP Solutions

All Businesses today, no matter how small or big they, are operating electronically. Some of them are even their systems on the cloud. However, with so many options and different products ...
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