Operating

  1. Analyzing Operating Margins

    Find out how to put this important component of equity analysis to work for you. ...
  1. How are semi-variable costs similar to fixed costs?

    Learn what fixed costs are, what semi-variable costs are, why semi-variable costs are similar to fixed costs, and how semi-variable ...
  2. How are cash purchases recorded on a company's income statement?

    Take a deeper look at the treatment of cash payments on a company's financial statements, including how specific purchases ...
  3. What does operating margin measure?

    Learn about why investors look to a company's operating margin, or return on sales, as a signal of both efficiency and profitability.
  4. What is a good operating margin for a business?

    Read about what it means to have a good operating margin and why that answer depends heavily on competitive and historical ...
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