Days Sales Outstanding

The days sales outstanding shows the average number of days your customers are taking to pay you. It is calculated by dividing average accounts receivables by the daily credit sales.

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Operating Leverage

The operating leverage shows the level of fixed cost leverage within a business, and the degree of operating leverage shows the impact of the cost structure on the operating income of the business.

The operating income for a business with high leverage can change dramatically for a given change in the number of units sold, and its earnings are said to be more volatile and therefore more risky

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Return on Assets ROA

Return on assets or ROA measures the percentage rate of return a business gets on its assets. It is calculated by dividing the earnings before interest and tax by the total assets of the business.

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ROCE – Return on Capital Employed

ROCE or return on capital employed measures the percentage rate of return a business gets on its capital employed. It is calculated by dividing the earnings before interest and tax by the total assets less current liabilities of the business.

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Inventory Days

The Inventory Days ratio shows the average number of days sales a business is holding in its inventory. It is calculated by dividing inventory by average daily cost of goods sold. It is sometimes called the Stock Days ratio.

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Creditor Days Ratio

The creditor days ratio shows the average number of days you take to pay your suppliers. It is calculated by dividing creditors by average daily purchases.

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Net Profit Ratio

The net profit ratio is the profit after tax of the business expressed as a percentage of the revenue. It is calculated by dividing profit after tax by revenue.
The Net profit ratio is also called Net Margin or Net Profit Margin.

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Return on Sales

The return on sales is the operating profit of the business expressed as a percentage of the revenue. It is a measure of the level of true income a business generates on its sales. It is calculated by dividing operating profit by revenue. Operating profit is the same as profit before interest and tax (PBIT), otherwise called earnings before interest and tax (EBIT).

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Interest Coverage Ratio

The interest coverage ratio measures the amount of earnings a business has to make interest payments. It is calculated by dividing the profit before interest and tax by the interest expense. It is sometimes called the interest cover ratio or simply interest coverage or interest cover.

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Working Capital Turnover Ratio

The Working Capital Turnover ratio shows the revenue generated by your working capital. It is a measure of the efficiency with which the business uses its resources. It is calculated by dividing revenue by the working capital.

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Quick Ratio or Acid Test Ratio

The quick ratio measures the liquidity of a business and its ability to meet its short term liabilities and debts. It is calculated by dividing current assets less inventory by current liabilities. It is also known as the Acid Test Ratio.

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Overhead Ratio

The overhead ratio is the overheads of the business expressed as a percentage of the revenue (sales). It is calculated by dividing overheads by revenue.

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