# 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

# Price to Earnings or PE Ratio

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

# Dividend Yield

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

# Dividend Payout Ratio

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

# Total Asset Turnover Ratio

The total assets turnover ratio measures the use of all assets in terms of sales, by comparing sales with net total assets. This interactive tutorial walks you through the calculations as well as where on the financial statements to find the numbers. Continue reading

# Inventory Turnover Ratio

The inventory turnover ratio compares sales to inventories, reflecting a company’s ability to convert inventory into cash. This interactive tutorial walks you through the calculations, and shows you where to find the numbers of your financial statements. Continue reading