How Important is ROE for Investors?
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How Important is ROE for Investors?

Forget head-and-shoulders, bear traps double bottoms, forget volume, and forget stochastics. When you’re looking at a company, the single-most-important number is return-on-equity. Return on Equity is how much profit a Company generates when compared to shareholder equity. What makes ROE so good as a tool to analyze a Company is because it doesn’t account for the price of the stock. It only measures the company’s performance not the stock’s performance.

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How ROA and ROE help in analysing corporate health?
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How ROA and ROE help in analysing corporate health?

It’s a no brainer for an investor to look into the financial ratios before making investment decisions, as there are no single measures to tell the whole story, making informed investment decisions could be tricky and may rattle your grey cells.

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What is the importance of Interest Coverage Ratio?
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What is the importance of Interest Coverage Ratio?

A layman can end up losing his hard earned money if he doesn’t take his investment decision wisely and picks a stock randomly just by looking at its numbers flashing on the real time stock screen.

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Why is Price to Earnings (P/E) Ratio important for Company Analysis?
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Why is Price to Earnings (P/E) Ratio important for Company Analysis?

For any investor, analyzing a company thoroughly is as important as knowing his risk appetite. Price to Earnings ratio of a stock forms an integral part of its valuation matrix and varies across sectors and companies.

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What is Quick ratio & Reasons for its Usage
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What is Quick ratio & Reasons for its Usage

An invetsor who tends to buy stocks should evaluate the financial statements of the company with great seriousness.

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Does your company have enough Liquidity?
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Does your company have enough Liquidity?

Your company’s revenue figures are great to flaunt, but they don’t ultimately mean much if your cash flow is out of whack. Profit offers peace of mind, surely, but it doesn’t indicate that your business financials are sound. Only stable, reliable cash flows can truly demonstrate success. 

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What is the Fixed Asset Turnover (FAT) Ratio?
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What is the Fixed Asset Turnover (FAT) Ratio?

A fixed asset turnover ratio is an efficiency ratio that shows the return received by a company on the investments made by them in fixed assets such as plant, machinery, equipment, etc., in relation to the total sales generated. In other words, it measures how efficiently a company uses its fixed assets to make sales. Creditors and investors refer to this ratio to identify the efficiency of the company in managing its fixed assets. They do so to interpret the returns they might earn on their investments made in the company and make sure that the earnings/revenues from the equipment are enough so that the company can pay back the loans that it has taken for it. The formula for calculating the fixed asset turnover ratio 

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Why is it important to understand your investments?
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Why is it important to understand your investments?

“Caveat Emptor” or “Buyers Beware” is the central theme that runs across the world of investing.  Every investor should have truckloads of knowledge about the investing world and where they are investing in. In this Monetary world, people want quick money.. easy money.. fast money.. And for this, they often resort to fraudulent activities, embezzlement, treachery, etc.

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5 components of Balance Sheet that influences Investment Decisions
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5 components of Balance Sheet that influences Investment Decisions

People in current markets are inclined towards making profits and increasing their earnings. They want to invest in sectors and companies that are at their booming phase and would probably provide them with the highest returns. But how are their investment decisions made by their individuals? On what grounds do they decide whether they should invest in one particular company or another? These decisions are made by referring to the financial statements of the company and studying their growth pattern over the years. Financial statements such as Balance Sheet, Profit, and Loss accounts, Cash Flow Statements, etc. reflect the position of the company in terms of profitability and liquidity. It tells us where the company has made its investments and how much reserves it has created by now and how much money does it need to run its business on a daily basis and the kind of liquidity it has.

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Difference between market value and book value
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Difference between market value and book value

All of these terms are used for the financial market and signify a particular meaning to the financial instruments. These terms have a different value for every financial instrument and should be taken into consideration. So let us know about every term in detail:

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What is Debt Ratio to equity ratio?
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What is Debt Ratio to equity ratio?

It is imperative and a task of paramount importance for an investor to examine the financial performance of a company from every angle before investing a single penny in that company. The true worth of the company can be detected by analyzing its financial ratios.

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What is Margin of Safety?
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What is Margin of Safety?

Origin of ‘Margin of Safety’

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