Calculating Net Income
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Otherwise known as the "bottom line", net income is the most commonly used indicator of a company's profitability. Learn more about how it an investor's decision to own or sell a stock.
A hostile takeovers is an unfriendly acquisition attempt by a company or raider that is strongly resisted by the management and the board of directors of the target firm. Learn more about the techniques they use in the process.
Otherwise known as Earnings Before Interest, Taxes, Depreciation and Amortization. Learn more about this indicator of a company's financial performance.
Float is money in the banking system that is briefly counted twice due to delays in processing checks.
How is a company being run? Is it generating profits? The answer to these questions lies in analyzing the profitability ratios of a company.
Whether a company chooses FIFO or LIFO has important implications for the bottom line and for tax liability.
The Debt-Service Coverage Ratio (DSCR) is a simple way to analyze whether a company can adequately manage its borrowing costs. The ratio helps banks evaluate the credit worthiness of an organization that is applying for a loan. It also tips off investors to companies carrying a debt level that could be destructive.
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