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Business Advisory System

You may be familiar with the advisory system (pictured at right) formerly used by the Department of Homeland Security to disseminate information regarding the risk of terrorist acts.  Despite its being replaced by a new system in 2011, most of us remember the color-coded warning system that came in the wake of September 11. But,

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Prepare a Break Even Analysis

See Also: Contribution Margin Cost Volume Profit Model How to Prepare an Investor Package ProForma Financial Statements Net Profit Margin Analysis Comparison Analysis Break Even Analysis Definition The break even analysis definition is the studying the path to the point where a company is neither losing money nor making a profit. It is very important to

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Discounted Cash Flow versus Internal Rate of Return (dcf vs irr)

See Also: Net Present Value versus Internal Rate of Return Discounted Cash Flow Analysis Internal Rate of Return Method Net Present Value Method Free Cash Flow Analysis Discounted Cash Flow versus Internal Rate of Return A lot of people get confused about discounted cash flows (DCF) and its relation or difference to the net present

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Contribution Margin Definition

See Also: Margin vs Markup Segment Margin Marginal Costs Segmenting Customers for Profit Financial Ratios Contribution Margin Definition Contribution margin (CM), defined as selling price minus variable cost, is a measure of the ability of a company to cover variable costs with revenue. The amount leftover, the contribution, covers fixed costs or is profit. Contribution

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Cost Volume Profit Formula

See Also: Cost-Volume-Profit (CVP) Model Cost Volume Profit Formula: Breakeven Sales Volume Breakeven Sales Volume = Fixed Costs ÷ (Sales Price – Variable Costs) Breakeven Sales Volume = Fixed Costs ÷ (Contribution Margin) 6,000 = $30,000 ÷ ($7 – $2) 6,000 = $30,000 ÷ ($5) As you can see, the theater has a contribution margin

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How to Prepare a Break Even Analysis

Break even analysis, defined as the studying the path to the point where a company is neither losing money nor making a profit, is very important to the survival of any start-up business. Perform it for either products or the business as a whole. The break even calculation can be in reference to pro or

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Warning Signs of a Company in Trouble

When considering an acquisition of, investment in, or employment with a company it is best for your peace of mind, as well as, financially to be aware of indications that the company’s true picture may not be what management would lead you to believe. Warning Signs of a Company in Trouble The surest sign that

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Declining Sales: How low is low?

If you are like most companies I am talking to these days your sales are off from there high for last year. Nobody is immune and there is no place to hide! You have had declining sales for the past six to 12 months with no end in site. So what sales volume should you

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