Business Ratios Guidebook: Third Edition

Author: Steven Bragg



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Book Description
Today's financial executive needs a way to assess the financial performance and financial position of business organizations. The Business Ratios Guidebook provides one of the best ways to do so by describing more than 200 ratios and other measurements. When applied to an organization's financial statements, these ratios can clarify its results, liquidity, and cash flows. The measurement areas covered include performance, return on investment, share performance and constraints. Examples of the functional areas also covered include cash management, credit and collections, customer service, human resources, production, and sales. In short, this book is the ultimate desk reference for ratio analysis. [290 pages]


Table of Contents

Part I - Introduction
Chapter 1. Overview of Measurements

Part II - General Measurement Areas
Chapter 2. Performance Measurements
Chapter 3. Liquidity Measurements
Chapter 4. Cash Flow Measurements
Chapter 5. Return on Investment Measurements
Chapter 6. Share Performance Measurements
Chapter 7. Growth Measurements
Chapter 8. Constraint and Throughput Measurements 

Part III - Measurements by Activity
Chapter 9. Cash Management Measurements
Chapter 10. Credit and Collection Measurements
Chapter 11. Customer Service Measurements
Chapter 12. Facility Measurements
Chapter 13. Financing Measurements
Chapter 14. Fixed Asset Measurements
Chapter 15. Human Resources Measurements
Chapter 16. Inventory Measurements
Chapter 17. Payroll Measurements
Chapter 18. Pricing Measurements
Chapter 19. Production Measurements
Chapter 20. Product Design Measurements
Chapter 21. Purchasing Measurements
Chapter 22. Payables Measurements
Chapter 23. Sales and Marketing Measurements