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Schaums Quick Guide To Business Formulas : 201 Decision-Making Tools for Business, Finance, and Accounting Students - Jae Shim

Schaums Quick Guide To Business Formulas

201 Decision-Making Tools for Business, Finance, and Accounting Students

Paperback Published: 22nd November 1997
ISBN: 9780070580312
Number Of Pages: 354

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For quick and authoritative answers to questions on business and financial formulas and tools, this unique book is unequaled! It not only clearly explains all major business and financial formulas, it shows you how to apply them, step by step. Perfect for college and graduate students in business, finance, marketing, operations, management, and accounting, this comprehensive, portable guide gives you quick access to all major financial and business formulas with explanations you can grasp and use in seconds. You get explanations, examples, and demonstrations of formulas for vertical analysis; net-cost method; sales mix analysis; regression statistics; profit margin; sampling formulas; discount cash flow analysis; weighted averages; cost of capital; earnings per share; inventory turnover; and nearly 200 more. This is the handiest tool available for mastering business formulas!

Prefacep. xiii
Accounts Payable Ratiosp. 1
Accounts Receivable Managementp. 2
Accounts Receivable Ratiosp. 6
Acid-Test (Quick) Ratiop. 8
Actual Cash Valuep. 9
Adjusted Gross Incomep. 9
Alpha Valuep. 10
Amortized Loanp. 11
Annual Percentage Ratep. 12
Applied (Predetermined) Overhead Ratep. 15
Arbitragep. 16
Arithmetic Average Returnp. 18
Asset Utilization (Turnover)p. 19
Audit Fees to Salesp. 21
Average (Arithmetic Mean)p. 21
Bad-Debt Ratiosp. 23
Bank Reconciliationp. 24
Barron's Confidence Indexp. 27
Betap. 27
Black-Scholes Option-Pricing Modelp. 31
Bond Valuationp. 31
Bond Yieldp. 33
Book Value per Sharep. 37
Breadth Indexp. 38
Breakeven Formulasp. 39
Capital-Asset Pricing Modelp. 41
Capitalization Ratep. 42
Cash Flow Ratiosp. 43
Cash-Management Modelsp. 45
Cash Plus Cash Equivalents to Working Capitalp. 47
Cash Ratiosp. 48
Certainty-Equivalent Approachp. 49
x[superscript 2] (Chi-Square) Testp. 50
Coefficient of Variationp. 53
Common-Stock Valuationp. 54
Contribution Marginp. 58
Controllable (Budget, Spending) Variancep. 60
Conversion Ratiop. 61
Corporate Planning Modelsp. 61
Correlation Analysisp. 65
Cost of Capitalp. 69
Cost of Creditp. 75
Cost of Prediction Errorsp. 77
Credit Cost on Installment Purchasep. 78
Current-Liability Ratiosp. 78
Current Ratiop. 79
Decision Matrixp. 81
Decision Treep. 83
Decomposition of Time Seriesp. 84
Defensive Interval Ratiop. 90
Deposits Times Capital Ratiop. 90
Depreciation Formulasp. 91
Direct Costs-to-Sales Ratiosp. 94
Discretionary-Cost Ratiosp. 96
Dividend Ratiosp. 97
Dollar-Cost Averagingp. 99
Du Pont Formulasp. 100
Earnings per Sharep. 103
EBIT-EPS Approach to Capital Structurep. 105
Economic Order Quantityp. 108
Economic Production Run Sizep. 109
Effective Annual Yieldp. 110
Effective Interest Ratep. 112
Effective Tax Ratep. 113
Elasticity of Demandp. 113
Equity Ratiosp. 115
Equivalent Taxable Yieldp. 117
Estimated Expenses versus Cash Expensesp. 118
Expected Value and Standard Deviationp. 119
Exponential Smoothingp. 122
Fixed-Asset Ratiosp. 124
Fixed-Charge Coveragep. 129
Flexible-Budget Variancep. 130
Foreign-Exchange Gains and Lossesp. 131
Forward Premium (or Discount) on a Forward Exchange Contractp. 132
Funded Debt (Long-Term Debt) to Operating Propertyp. 133
Funds-Flow Adequacy Ratiop. 133
Future (Compound) Valuep. 134
Future Value of an Annuityp. 136
Geometric Average Returnp. 138
Gordon's Dividend Growth Modelp. 140
Gross Income Multiplierp. 140
Gross Profit Variancep. 141
Growth Ratep. 146
High-Low Methodp. 147
Holding-Period Returnp. 150
Horizontal Analysisp. 151
Housing-Affordability Measuresp. 152
Index-Number Trend Seriesp. 153
Index of Bearish Sentimentp. 153
Indirect Labor to Direct Laborp. 154
Inflation Adjustmentsp. 155
Instability Index in Earningsp. 157
Insurance Reimbursementp. 157
Interest Computationp. 158
Interest Coverage (Times Interest Earned) Ratiop. 159
Interest-Rate Swapsp. 160
Internal Rate of Return (Time-Adjusted Rate of Return)p. 162
Intrayear Compoundingp. 164
Inventory Ratiosp. 166
Investment Income to Investmentsp. 168
Investment Turnoverp. 168
Lawsuit Damages to Salesp. 169
Learning Curvep. 170
Least-Squares Regressionp. 174
Leverage Ratios and Financial Leveragep. 177
Life Insurance Adequacyp. 181
Linear Programmingp. 181
Liquid Assets to Take-Home Payp. 184
Liquidity Indexp. 184
Loan-Loss Coverage Ratiop. 185
Loans to Depositsp. 186
Maintenance and Repair Indexp. 187
Margin Requirementp. 187
Marginal Cost and Marginal Revenuep. 188
Market-Index Modelp. 190
Materiality of Optionsp. 191
Medianp. 192
Mix and Yield Variancesp. 194
Modep. 199
Moving Averagep. 200
Multiple Regressionp. 201
Multiple-Regression Testsp. 203
Naive Forecasting Modelsp. 212
Net Asset Valuep. 213
Net-Cost Methodp. 214
Net Income Multiplierp. 215
Net Savingsp. 216
Net Worthp. 216
Noncurrent Assets to Noncurrent Liabilitiesp. 217
Normal Distributionp. 218
Odd-Lot Indexp. 220
Off-Balance-Sheet Assets and Liabilitiesp. 220
Operating Assets Ratiop. 221
Operating Cyclep. 222
Operating Leveragep. 223
Operating Revenue-to-Operating Property Ratiop. 225
Opportunity Costp. 225
Opportunity Cost of Not Taking a Discountp. 226
Payback Periodp. 227
Pension Formulasp. 228
Percent Earned on Operating Propertyp. 230
Percent-of-Sales Method for Financial Forecastingp. 231
Personal Debt to Personal Assetsp. 233
Portfolio Theoryp. 234
Preferred Stock to Total Stockholders' Equityp. 237
Present Valuep. 238
Present Value of an Annuityp. 239
"Pressing" Current Liabilities to "Patient" Current Liabilitiesp. 241
Price-to-Book Value Ratiop. 243
Price-Earnings Ratio (Multiple)p. 243
Price (Rate, Spending) Variancep. 245
Profit Marginp. 246
Profitability Indexp. 247
Program Evaluation and Review Technique (PERT)p. 249
Quality of Earningsp. 253
Quantity Discount Model (EOQ with Quantity Discounts)p. 255
Quantity (Usage, Efficiency) Variancep. 257
Realization Risk in Assetsp. 259
Regression Statisticsp. 260
Reorder Pointp. 263
Repairs and Maintenance Ratiosp. 265
Residual Incomep. 266
Return on Total Assetsp. 267
Risk-Adjusted Discount Ratep. 268
Risk Measuresp. 269
Rule of 72 and Rule of 69p. 272
Rule of 78p. 273
Safety Stockp. 274
Sales-Mix Analysisp. 278
Sales Returns and Allowances to Salesp. 281
Sales to Current Assetsp. 281
Sales to Current Debtp. 282
Sales to Personnelp. 283
Sales Variancesp. 284
Salesperson Variancesp. 285
Savings to Incomep. 287
Selling Price Computationp. 288
Shadow Pricep. 289
Simple Interestp. 291
Simple (Accounting) Rate of Returnp. 292
Simple Regressionp. 292
Simulation Modelp. 294
Sinking Fund Computationp. 299
Systematic-Sampling Formulap. 300
Take-Home Pay to Debt-Service Chargesp. 301
Taxable Incomep. 302
Trading on the Equity (Real Estate)p. 302
Trend Equationp. 303
Valuation of a Businessp. 305
Value of Option (Call and Put)p. 310
Value of Stock Rightsp. 314
Variable Costs to Fixed Costsp. 317
Vertical (Common-Size) Analysisp. 318
Volume (Denominator) Variancep. 319
Warehouse Cost Variancesp. 320
Weighted Average (Mean)p. 321
Wilcox's Gambler's-Ruin Prediction Formulap. 323
Working Capitalp. 324
Yield on Preferred Stockp. 326
Z-Score Model: Forecasting Business Failuresp. 327
Appendixp. 329
Indexp. 341
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ISBN: 9780070580312
ISBN-10: 0070580316
Series: Schaum's Quick Guides
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 354
Published: 22nd November 1997
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.0 x 15.4  x 2.5
Weight (kg): 0.5
Edition Number: 1