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# 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!

 Preface p. xiii Accounts Payable Ratios p. 1 Accounts Receivable Management p. 2 Accounts Receivable Ratios p. 6 Acid-Test (Quick) Ratio p. 8 Actual Cash Value p. 9 Adjusted Gross Income p. 9 Alpha Value p. 10 Amortized Loan p. 11 Annual Percentage Rate p. 12 Applied (Predetermined) Overhead Rate p. 15 Arbitrage p. 16 Arithmetic Average Return p. 18 Asset Utilization (Turnover) p. 19 Audit Fees to Sales p. 21 Average (Arithmetic Mean) p. 21 Bad-Debt Ratios p. 23 Bank Reconciliation p. 24 Barron's Confidence Index p. 27 Beta p. 27 Black-Scholes Option-Pricing Model p. 31 Bond Valuation p. 31 Bond Yield p. 33 Book Value per Share p. 37 Breadth Index p. 38 Breakeven Formulas p. 39 Capital-Asset Pricing Model p. 41 Capitalization Rate p. 42 Cash Flow Ratios p. 43 Cash-Management Models p. 45 Cash Plus Cash Equivalents to Working Capital p. 47 Cash Ratios p. 48 Certainty-Equivalent Approach p. 49 x[superscript 2] (Chi-Square) Test p. 50 Coefficient of Variation p. 53 Common-Stock Valuation p. 54 Contribution Margin p. 58 Controllable (Budget, Spending) Variance p. 60 Conversion Ratio p. 61 Corporate Planning Models p. 61 Correlation Analysis p. 65 Cost of Capital p. 69 Cost of Credit p. 75 Cost of Prediction Errors p. 77 Credit Cost on Installment Purchase p. 78 Current-Liability Ratios p. 78 Current Ratio p. 79 Decision Matrix p. 81 Decision Tree p. 83 Decomposition of Time Series p. 84 Defensive Interval Ratio p. 90 Deposits Times Capital Ratio p. 90 Depreciation Formulas p. 91 Direct Costs-to-Sales Ratios p. 94 Discretionary-Cost Ratios p. 96 Dividend Ratios p. 97 Dollar-Cost Averaging p. 99 Du Pont Formulas p. 100 Earnings per Share p. 103 EBIT-EPS Approach to Capital Structure p. 105 Economic Order Quantity p. 108 Economic Production Run Size p. 109 Effective Annual Yield p. 110 Effective Interest Rate p. 112 Effective Tax Rate p. 113 Elasticity of Demand p. 113 Equity Ratios p. 115 Equivalent Taxable Yield p. 117 Estimated Expenses versus Cash Expenses p. 118 Expected Value and Standard Deviation p. 119 Exponential Smoothing p. 122 Fixed-Asset Ratios p. 124 Fixed-Charge Coverage p. 129 Flexible-Budget Variance p. 130 Foreign-Exchange Gains and Losses p. 131 Forward Premium (or Discount) on a Forward Exchange Contract p. 132 Funded Debt (Long-Term Debt) to Operating Property p. 133 Funds-Flow Adequacy Ratio p. 133 Future (Compound) Value p. 134 Future Value of an Annuity p. 136 Geometric Average Return p. 138 Gordon's Dividend Growth Model p. 140 Gross Income Multiplier p. 140 Gross Profit Variance p. 141 Growth Rate p. 146 High-Low Method p. 147 Holding-Period Return p. 150 Horizontal Analysis p. 151 Housing-Affordability Measures p. 152 Index-Number Trend Series p. 153 Index of Bearish Sentiment p. 153 Indirect Labor to Direct Labor p. 154 Inflation Adjustments p. 155 Instability Index in Earnings p. 157 Insurance Reimbursement p. 157 Interest Computation p. 158 Interest Coverage (Times Interest Earned) Ratio p. 159 Interest-Rate Swaps p. 160 Internal Rate of Return (Time-Adjusted Rate of Return) p. 162 Intrayear Compounding p. 164 Inventory Ratios p. 166 Investment Income to Investments p. 168 Investment Turnover p. 168 Lawsuit Damages to Sales p. 169 Learning Curve p. 170 Least-Squares Regression p. 174 Leverage Ratios and Financial Leverage p. 177 Life Insurance Adequacy p. 181 Linear Programming p. 181 Liquid Assets to Take-Home Pay p. 184 Liquidity Index p. 184 Loan-Loss Coverage Ratio p. 185 Loans to Deposits p. 186 Maintenance and Repair Index p. 187 Margin Requirement p. 187 Marginal Cost and Marginal Revenue p. 188 Market-Index Model p. 190 Materiality of Options p. 191 Median p. 192 Mix and Yield Variances p. 194 Mode p. 199 Moving Average p. 200 Multiple Regression p. 201 Multiple-Regression Tests p. 203 Naive Forecasting Models p. 212 Net Asset Value p. 213 Net-Cost Method p. 214 Net Income Multiplier p. 215 Net Savings p. 216 Net Worth p. 216 Noncurrent Assets to Noncurrent Liabilities p. 217 Normal Distribution p. 218 Odd-Lot Index p. 220 Off-Balance-Sheet Assets and Liabilities p. 220 Operating Assets Ratio p. 221 Operating Cycle p. 222 Operating Leverage p. 223 Operating Revenue-to-Operating Property Ratio p. 225 Opportunity Cost p. 225 Opportunity Cost of Not Taking a Discount p. 226 Payback Period p. 227 Pension Formulas p. 228 Percent Earned on Operating Property p. 230 Percent-of-Sales Method for Financial Forecasting p. 231 Personal Debt to Personal Assets p. 233 Portfolio Theory p. 234 Preferred Stock to Total Stockholders' Equity p. 237 Present Value p. 238 Present Value of an Annuity p. 239 "Pressing" Current Liabilities to "Patient" Current Liabilities p. 241 Price-to-Book Value Ratio p. 243 Price-Earnings Ratio (Multiple) p. 243 Price (Rate, Spending) Variance p. 245 Profit Margin p. 246 Profitability Index p. 247 Program Evaluation and Review Technique (PERT) p. 249 Quality of Earnings p. 253 Quantity Discount Model (EOQ with Quantity Discounts) p. 255 Quantity (Usage, Efficiency) Variance p. 257 Realization Risk in Assets p. 259 Regression Statistics p. 260 Reorder Point p. 263 Repairs and Maintenance Ratios p. 265 Residual Income p. 266 Return on Total Assets p. 267 Risk-Adjusted Discount Rate p. 268 Risk Measures p. 269 Rule of 72 and Rule of 69 p. 272 Rule of 78 p. 273 Safety Stock p. 274 Sales-Mix Analysis p. 278 Sales Returns and Allowances to Sales p. 281 Sales to Current Assets p. 281 Sales to Current Debt p. 282 Sales to Personnel p. 283 Sales Variances p. 284 Salesperson Variances p. 285 Savings to Income p. 287 Selling Price Computation p. 288 Shadow Price p. 289 Simple Interest p. 291 Simple (Accounting) Rate of Return p. 292 Simple Regression p. 292 Simulation Model p. 294 Sinking Fund Computation p. 299 Systematic-Sampling Formula p. 300 Take-Home Pay to Debt-Service Charges p. 301 Taxable Income p. 302 Trading on the Equity (Real Estate) p. 302 Trend Equation p. 303 Valuation of a Business p. 305 Value of Option (Call and Put) p. 310 Value of Stock Rights p. 314 Variable Costs to Fixed Costs p. 317 Vertical (Common-Size) Analysis p. 318 Volume (Denominator) Variance p. 319 Warehouse Cost Variances p. 320 Weighted Average (Mean) p. 321 Wilcox's Gambler's-Ruin Prediction Formula p. 323 Working Capital p. 324 Yield on Preferred Stock p. 326 Z-Score Model: Forecasting Business Failures p. 327 Appendix p. 329 Index p. 341 Table of Contents provided by Syndetics. 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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): 0.49
Edition Number: 1