Break-Even Analysis and the Break-Even Point

When considering the production or sale of a new product or service, businesses often will use break-even analysis and the break-even point to see whether its financially feasible. See how it works in this free tutorial. Continue reading

Return on Equity Du Pont

Return on equity (ROE) measures profitability related to ownership. Management at Du Pont came up with Return on Equity (Du Pont), an approach that showed that return on equity depends on ROA and the equity multiplier. This interactive tutorial explains the concept by walking you through the calculations, including where to find the numbers on the financial statements. Continue reading

Return on Equity

Return on equity (ROE) measures profitability related to ownership. This interactive tutorial explains the concept by walking you through the calculations, including where to find the numbers on the financial statements. Continue reading

Return on Assets Du Pont

Return on assets (ROA) is a percentage of the after-tax income as compared to the total assets of the company. Management at Du Pont came up with Return on Assets (Du Pont), an approach that determines the impact of asset turnover and profit margin on profits. This interactive tutorial explains the concept by walking you through the calculations, including where to find the numbers on the financial statements. Continue reading

Return on Assets

Return on assets (ROA) is a percentage of the after-tax income as compared to the total assets of the company. This interactive tutorial explains the concept by walking you through the calculations, including where to find the numbers on the income statement and balance sheet. Continue reading

Profit Margin

The profit margin shows the relationship between net income (profit) and sales. This interactive tutorial explains the concept by walking you through the calculations, including where to find the numbers on the income statement. Continue reading

Gross Profit Ratio

The gross profit ratio indicates how much of each sales dollar is available to meet expenses and profits after merely paying for the goods that were sold. This interactive tutorial explains the gross profit ratio by walking you through the steps, including where Sales and Cost of Goods Sold are on the Income Statement. It lets you use your own numbers — great for checking homework answers! Continue reading

Earnings Per Share

Earnings per share (EPS) is a way to relate income to ownership on a per share basis, and is used in evaluating share price. This interactive tutorial explains the concept by walking you through the calculations, including where to find the numbers on the financial statements. Continue reading

Basic Earning Power Ratio

The basic earning power ratio (or BEP ratio) compares earnings apart from the influence of taxes or financial leverage, to the assets of the company. This interactive tutorial explains the concept by walking you through the calculations, including where to find the numbers on the financial statements. Continue reading

Cash Flow: Quiz

Study terms from the cash flow statement like net cash, prepaid expenses, payment of dividends, and more with this fun quiz. Continue reading