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## 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 ...

## Internal Rate of Return (IRR) – Calculation with Examples

The Internal Rate of Return (IRR) is one of the most widely used methods for capital appraisal purposes and there is no doubt that it’s also considered as one of the most robust ...

## Discounted Payback Period Method – Calculation with Examples

The discounted payback period method is exactly the same as that simple payback period method (which was explained in a different  post) apart from one thing. The discounted payback ...

## PayBack Period as a Capital Appraisal Method

Payback Period is one of the capital appraisal methods that can be used to understand whether a project is worthwhile. The question that the Payback Period answers is how long it will ...

## Gearing Ratio Formula, Calculation and Analysis with Examples

The Gearing Ratio is one of the fundamental ratios that are used everyday by financial analysts, banks and investors to understand the capital structure of a company. The financial ...

## Dividend Payout Ratio-Formula, Calculator and Analysis

Dividend payout ratio is one of the most important financial ratios that can be used not only to pick stocks for your portfolio but to also understand if a company has a consistent ...

## Components of Working Capital and how to manage them

Being able to understand what the components of working capital are and how to effectively manage them is very important for a business owner, for a senior executive and for an accountant. ...