# Ratio Analysis

Ratios used in financial analysis compare companies to or within an industry. We have listed groups of commonly used ratios with links to examples, explanations, and formulas. Continue reading

Ratios used in financial analysis compare companies to or within an industry. We have listed groups of commonly used ratios with links to examples, explanations, and formulas. Continue reading

Use this printable Smartacus Study Sheet to learn about the Dividend Payout Ratio, Dividend Yield Ratio, and Price to Earnings or PE Ratio. Continue reading

The price to earnings ratio (or PE ratio) relates market price to earnings per share. This interactive tutorial explains the concept by walking you through the calculations, including where to find the numbers on the financial statements. Continue reading

The dividend yield ratio shows the earnings distributed to stockholders related to the value of the stock, as calculated on a per-share basis. This interactive tutorial explains the concept by walking you through the calculations, including where to find the numbers on the cash flow statement. Continue reading

The dividend payout ratio shows the portion of earnings distributed to stockholders. This interactive tutorial explains the concept by walking you through the calculations, including where to find the numbers on the income statement and cash flow statement. Continue reading

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