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Book Value An asset's book value is equal to its carrying value on the balance sheet, and companies calculate it by netting the asset against its accumulated depreciation. More
Gross Margin The gross margin represents the amount of total sales revenue that the company retains after incurring the direct costs associated with producing the goods and services sold by the company. More
Inflation Definition Inflation is the rate at which the general level of prices for goods and services is rising and, consequently, the purchasing power of currency is falling. More
Discount Rate Definition The discount rate can refer to either the interest rate that the Federal Reserve charges banks for short term loans or the rate used to discount future cash flows in discounted cash flow (DCF) analysis. More
Economies of Scale Economies of scale are cost advantages reaped by companies when production becomes efficient. More
Free Cash Flow (FCF) Free cash flow represents cash a company can generate after accounting for capital expenditures needed to maintain or maximize its asset base. More
Quick Ratio The quick ratio or acid test is a calculation that measures a company’s ability to meet its short-term obligations with its most liquid assets. More