Schaum's Quick Guide to Business Finance: 201 Decision-Making Tools for Business, Finance, and Accounting Students / Edition 1

Schaum's Quick Guide to Business Finance: 201 Decision-Making Tools for Business, Finance, and Accounting Students / Edition 1

by Jae Shim, Stephen Hartman, Joel Siegel
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0070580316

ISBN-13: 9780070580312

Pub. Date: 11/28/1997

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing

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

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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!

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780070580312
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date:
11/28/1997
Series:
Quick Guides Series
Edition description:
Net
Pages:
368
Sales rank:
712,696
Product dimensions:
8.60(w) x 10.70(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Preface xiii
1. Accounts Payable Ratios
1(1)
2. Accounts Receivable Management
2(4)
3. Accounts Receivable Ratios
6(2)
4. Acid-Test (Quick) Ratio
8(1)
5. Actual Cash Value
9(1)
6. Adjusted Gross Income
9(1)
7. Alpha Value
10(1)
8. Amortized Loan
11(1)
9. Annual Percentage Rate
12(3)
10. Applied (Predetermined) Overhead Rate
15(1)
11. Arbitrage
16(2)
12. Arithmetic Average Return
18(1)
13. Asset Utilization (Turnover)
19(2)
14. Audit Fees to Sales
21(1)
15. Average (Arithmetic Mean)
21(2)
16. Bad-Debt Ratios
23(1)
17. Bank Reconciliation
24(3)
18. Barron's Confidence Index
27(1)
19. Beta
27(4)
20. Black-Scholes Option-Pricing Model
31(1)
21. Bond Valuation
31(2)
22. Bond Yield
33(4)
23. Book Value per Share
37(1)
24. Breadth Index
38(1)
25. Breakeven Formulas
39(2)
26. Capital-Asset Pricing Model
41(1)
27. Capitalization Rate
42(1)
28. Cash Flow Ratios
43(2)
29. Cash-Management Models
45(2)
30. Cash Plus Cash Equivalents to Working Capital
47(1)
31. Cash Ratios
48(1)
32. Certainty-Equivalent Approach
49(1)
33. X(2) (Chi-Square) Test
50(3)
34. Coefficient of Variation
53(1)
35. Common-Stock Valuation
54(4)
36. Contribution Margin
58(2)
37. Controllable (Budget, Spending) Variance
60(1)
38. Conversion Ratio
61(1)
39. Corporate Planning Models
61(4)
40. Correlation Analysis
65(4)
41. Cost of Capital
69(6)
42. Cost of Credit
75(2)
43. Cost of Prediction Errors
77(1)
44. Credit Cost on Installment Purchase
78(1)
45. Current-Liability Ratios
78(1)
46. Current Ratio
79(2)
47. Decision Matrix
81(2)
48. Decision Tree
83(1)
49. Decomposition of Time Series
84(6)
50. Defensive Interval Ratio
90(1)
51. Deposits Times Capital Ratio
90(1)
52. Depreciation Formulas
91(3)
53. Direct Costs-to-Sales Ratios
94(2)
54. Discretionary-Cost Ratios
96(1)
55. Dividend Ratios
97(2)
56. Dollar-Cost Averaging
99(1)
57. Du Pont Formulas
100(3)
58. Earnings per Share
103(2)
59. EBIT-EPS Approach to Capital Structure
105(3)
60. Economic Order Quantity
108(1)
61. Economic Production Run Size
109(1)
62. Effective Annual Yield
110(2)
63. Effective Interest Rate
112(1)
64. Effective Tax Rate
113(1)
65. Elasticity of Demand
113(2)
66. Equity Ratios
115(2)
67. Equivalent Taxable Yield
117(1)
68. Estimated Expenses versus Cash Expenses
118(1)
69. Expected Value and Standard Deviation
119(3)
70. Exponential Smoothing
122(2)
71. Fixed-Asset Ratios
124(5)
72. Fixed-Charge Coverage
129(1)
73. Flexible-Budget Variance
130(1)
74. Foreign-Exchange Gains and Losses
131(1)
75. Forward Premium (or Discount) on a Forward Exchange Contract
132(1)
76. Funded Debt (Long-Term Debt) to Operating Property
133(1)
77. Funds-Flow Adequacy Ratio
133(1)
78. Future (Compound) Value
134(2)
79. Future Value of an Annuity
136(2)
80. Geometric Average Return
138(2)
81. Gordon's Dividend Growth Model
140(1)
82. Gross Income Multiplier
140(1)
83. Gross Profit Variance
141(5)
84. Growth Rate
146(1)
85. High-Low Method
147(3)
86. Holding-Period Return
150(1)
87. Horizontal Analysis
151(1)
88. Housing-Affordability Measures
152(1)
89. Index-Number Trend Series
153(1)
90. Index of Bearish Sentiment
153(1)
91. Indirect Labor to Direct Labor
154(1)
92. Inflation Adjustments
155(2)
93. Instability Index in Earnings
157(1)
94. Insurance Reimbursement
157(1)
95. Interest Computation
158(1)
96. Interest Coverage (Times Interest Earned) Ratio
159(1)
97. Interest-Rate Swaps
160(2)
98. Internal Rate of Return (Time-Adjusted Rate of Return)
162(2)
99. Intrayear Compounding
164(2)
100. Inventory Ratios
166(2)
101. Investment Income to Investments
168(1)
102. Investment Turnover
168(1)
103. Lawsuit Damages to Sales
169(1)
104. Learning Curve
170(4)
105. Least-Squares Regression
174(3)
106. Leverage Ratios and Financial Leverage
177(4)
107. Life Insurance Adequacy
181(1)
108. Linear Programming
181(3)
109. Liquid Assets to Take-Home Pay
184(1)
110. Liquidity Index
184(1)
111. Loan-Loss Coverage Ratio
185(1)
112. Loans to Deposits
186(1)
113. Maintenance and Repair Index
187(1)
114. Margin Requirement
187(1)
115. Marginal Cost and Marginal Revenue
188(2)
116. Market-Index Model
190(1)
117. Materiality of Options
191(1)
118. Median
192(2)
119. Mix and Yield Variances
194(5)
120. Mode
199(1)
121. Moving Average
200(1)
122. Multiple Regression
201(2)
123. Multiple-Regression Tests
203(9)
124. Naive Forecasting Models
212(1)
125. Net Asset Value
213(1)
126. Net-Cost Method
214(1)
127. Net Income Multiplier
215(1)
128. Net Savings
216(1)
129. Net Worth
216(1)
130. Noncurrent Assets to Noncurrent Liabilities
217(1)
131. Normal Distribution
218(2)
132. Odd-Lot Index
220(1)
133. Off-Balance-Sheet Assets and Liabilities
220(1)
134. Operating Assets Ratio
221(1)
135. Operating Cycle
222(1)
136. Operating Leverage
223(2)
137. Operating Revenue-to-Operating Property Ratio
225(1)
138. Opportunity Cost
225(1)
139. Opportunity Cost of Not Taking a Discount
226(1)
140. Payback Period
227(1)
141. Pension Formulas
228(2)
142. Percent Earned on Operating Property
230(1)
143. Percent-of-Sales Method for Financial Forecasting
231(2)
144. Personal Debt to Personal Assets
233(1)
145. Portfolio Theory
234(3)
146. Preferred Stock to Total Stockholders' Equity
237(1)
147. Present Value
238(1)
148. Present Value of an Annuity
239(2)
149. "Pressing" Current Liabilities to "Patient" Current Liabilities
241(2)
150. Price-to-Book Value Ratio
243(1)
151. Price-Earnings Ratio (Multiple)
243(2)
152. Price (Rate, Spending) Variance
245(1)
153. Profit Margin
246(1)
154. Profitability Index
247(2)
155. Program Evaluation and Review Technique (PERT)
249(4)
156. Quality of Earnings
253(2)
157. Quantity Discount Model (EOQ with Quantity Discounts)
255(2)
158. Quantity (Usage, Efficiency) Variance
257(2)
159. Realization Risk in Assets
259(1)
160. Regression Statistics
260(3)
161. Reorder Point
263(2)
162. Repairs and Maintenance Ratios
265(1)
163. Residual Income
266(1)
164. Return on Total Assets
267(1)
165. Risk-Adjusted Discount Rate
268(1)
166. Risk Measures
269(3)
167. Rule of 72 and Rule of 69
272(1)
168. Rule of 78
273(1)
169. Safety Stock
274(4)
170. Sales-Mix Analysis
278(3)
171. Sales Returns and Allowances to Sales
281(1)
172. Sales to Current Assets
281(1)
173. Sales to Current Debt
282(1)
174. Sales to Personnel
283(1)
175. Sales Variances
284(1)
176. Salesperson Variances
285(2)
177. Savings to Income
287(1)
178. Selling Price Computation
288(1)
179. Shadow Price
289(2)
180. Simple Interest
291(1)
181. Simple (Accounting) Rate of Return
292(1)
182. Simple Regression
292(2)
183. Simulation Model
294(5)
184. Sinking Fund Computation
299(1)
185. Systematic-Sampling Formula
300(1)
186. Take-Home Pay to Debt-Service Charges
301(1)
187. Taxable Income
302(1)
188. Trading on the Equity (Real Estate)
302(1)
189. Trend Equation
303(2)
190. Valuation of a Business
305(5)
191. Value of Option (Call and Put)
310(4)
192. Value of Stock Rights
314(3)
193. Variable Costs to Fixed Costs
317(1)
194. Vertical (Common-Size) Analysis
318(1)
195. Volume (Denominator) Variance
319(1)
196. Warehouse Cost Variances
320(1)
197. Weighted Average (Mean)
321(2)
198. Wilcox's Gambler's-Ruin Prediction Formula
323(1)
199. Working Capital
324(2)
200. Yield on Preferred Stock
326(1)
201. Z-Score Model: Forecasting Business Failures
327(2)
Appendix 329(12)
Index 341

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