Essays Tagged: "Price–earnings ratio"

How to make money in the stock market. It discusses various techniques that will yield a profit.

divide it by the earnings per share that you have just calculated. This number is known as the P/E ratio or price divided by earnings. This ratio will be high if the price of the stock is much greate ... ings. This ratio will be high if the price of the stock is much greater than it's earnings. If this ratio is above 15, the stock is considered to be overvalued and you should not buy into the company. ...

(4 pages) 310 2 3.4 Mar/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Rates & Indexes

Market Strategy Environment

n feats the market expects from them. Either way, they throw up their hands, rail at the market's irrationality, and go on running their businesses as they always have.Given the market's habit of regu ... the share prices of their companies understand that traditional measures, such as price-to-earnings ratios (P/Es), provide some insights into what the market anticipates: a high P/E suggests that they ...

(4 pages) 124 0 0.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Krispy Krème Doughnuts. A harvard business school finance case study

the past years has been $29443 in 2001 and $49236 in 2002.The average rate of Working Capital/Sales Ratio = 11.12%. Hence, the projected values for 2003 and 2004 are $33430.95 and $43958.36It can be s ... .36It can be seen that the amount of working capital required can easily be generated from their operations.Further Analysis:Looking at the Ratio Analysis, (Exhibit2, fig 3)Looking at the Investment A ...

(2 pages) 472 0 4.4 Apr/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Strategy Evaluation

a firm that produces battery-operated lawn mowers, and strategists want to implement a market-penetration strategy. How would you segment the market for this product? Justify your answer.Explain how ... I may chose to use a five-year average profit level. I would also consider using the price-earnings ratio method or possibly the outstanding shares method.Explain why EPS/EBIT analysis is a central st ...

(7 pages) 466 0 2.7 Mar/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Financial Ratio Analysis of two companies

FINANCIAL RATIO ANALYSISTable of Contents3Abstract4Introduction4Memorandum4Profitability of Sample Company5Sam ... everage of Sample Company7Liquidity of Sample Company7What Is Necessary to Assess the Company?8What Ratios Have the Most Value?10What Other Factors, Beyond Ratios, Need To Be Considered?10How Would Yo ... rences14Appendix A - Sample Company's Financial Statements from 1999 - 200115Appendix B - Financial Ratio Analysis of Sample Company19AbstractThis research paper will evaluate Sample Company using rev ...

(12 pages) 779 0 4.1 Jun/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Accounting

What dividend policy should Southboro Corporation adopt in the long-term?

SOUTHBORO CORPORATIONIssue: What dividend policy should Southboro Corporation adopt in the long-term?Backg ... otal revenues), miscellaneous machines (15%). The firm has just completed a restructuring of its operations in the face of declining sales and has suspended payment of dividends during the 1st semeste ... e restructuring that has taken place the past 2 years and is looking forward to a turn-around in operations. Further, the group deems it best that because stockholders are holding on to their stocks i ...

(3 pages) 45 0 3.0 Aug/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Structuring Corporate Financial Policy: Diagnosis of Problems and Evaluation of Strategies

ments of Financial Policy1. Mix of classes of capital : mix may be analyzed through capitalizations ratios, debt-service coverage ratios, and the firm's sources-and-uses-of-funds statement2. Maturity ... e about its priorities. The standard measures of maturity are term to maturity, average life, and duration.3. Basis of the firm's coupon and dividend payments : basis addresses the firm's preference f ...

(5 pages) 173 0 1.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management


Example of Student-Written Strategic Audit For the 1993 Maytag Corporation Case I. CURRENT SITUATION A. Current Performance.Poor financials, high debt load, first losse ... ON A. Current Performance.Poor financials, high debt load, first losses since 1920s, price/earnings ratio negative.B. Strategic Posture 1. Mission ?h Developed in 1989 for the Maytag Company: ¡& ... quality.¡¨ Expands Maytag¡¦s belief in product quality to all aspects of operations.2. Objectives ?h "To be profitability leader in industry for every product line Maytag manuf ...

(6 pages) 73 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Psychological Theories & Authors


a few peaks and valleys. I decided instead to use a couple of other indicators. CAT stock has a P/E ratio of 16.76 and an earnings per share (EPS) value of $3.92. Although the P/E ratio is relatively ...

(1 pages) 24 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Analysis of Citizens Communication Co.

company's assets more efficiently in order to compete in their industry.There are two stock market ratios that are useful to look at. The first is the market-to-book ratio which is a stock market ind ... book ratio which is a stock market indicator of a company's profitability. Citizens' market-to-book ratio value exceeds the industry value which indicates that compared to other companies in the indus ...

(10 pages) 50 0 4.5 Feb/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Accounting

Acquisition of YVC

s have also been identified in the case study:Acquisition of Yeats Valves by TSE International CorporationCreation of shareholders wealth for YVCTSE Financial stabilityYVC brighter future prospectsGro ... ed to grow, it needed to gain more expertise on high-volume manufacturing.�STRATEGIC ANALYSISRationale for MergerStrategic reasons for the merger, i.e., reasons why the merger would be good for ...

(6 pages) 75 0 3.0 May/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Accounting

Report On Financial Management: Evaluation Of Stocks

method in the stock brokerage industry. By using comparison firms, a target price/earnings (or P/E) ratio is selected for the company, and then the future earnings of the company are estimated. The va ... s model is essentially the same model as Gordon's model, if k-g is estimated as the dividend payout ratio (D/E) divided by the target P/E ratio.Market Value: This valuation method is applicable for qu ...

(7 pages) 51 0 0.0 Apr/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Accounting