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Financial Ratios

See also: Quick Ratio Analysis Price to Book Value Analysis Price Earnings Growth Ratio Analysis Time Interest Earned Ratio Analysis Use of Financial Ratios Financial Ratios are used to measure financial performance against standards. Analysts compare financial ratios to industry averages (benchmarking), industry standards or rules of thumbs and against internal trends (trends analysis). The

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Restructuring Expense

See Also: How to Estimate Expenses for an Annual Budget Administration Expenses Restructuring Expense Definition Restructuring expense is defined as the cost a company incurs during corporate restructuring. They are considered nonrecurring operating expenses and, if a company is undergoing restructuring, they show up as a line item on the income statement. Restructuring Charges Meaning

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Journal Entries (JEs)

See Also: Double Entry Bookkeeping Journal Entries For Factoring Receivables Accounting Principles Accounting Concepts Adjusting Entries Role of a Company Back Office Journal Entries Definition A journal entry is a recording of a transaction into a journal like the general journal or another subsidiary journal. Journal entries for accounting require that there be a debit and a

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Normalized Earnings

See Also: Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s) Collection Effectiveness Index (CEI) How Does a CFO Bring Value to a Company? Multiple of Earnings Continuous Accounting: The New Age of Accounting Budgeting 101: Creating Successful Budgets Normalized Earnings are adjustments made to the income statement in preparation to show potential buyers of the company. When making these

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Realized and Unrealized Gains and Losses

See Also: Accounting Income vs Economic Income Capital Gains Proforma Earnings Operating Income Net Income Asset Market Value vs Asset Book Value Realized and Unrealized Gains and Losses Explanation In accounting, there is a difference between realized and unrealized gains and losses. Realized income or losses refer to profits or losses from completed transactions. Unrealized

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Retained Earnings

See Also: Accounting Income vs Economic Income Realized and Unrealized Gains and Losses Operating Income Overhead Definition Retained Earnings Retained earnings (RE) refers to the portion of a company’s net income that is reinvested in the company. It is also the amount of profit left over after the company pays dividends to its stockholders. Record

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Research and Development

Research and Development Definition Research and development (R&D) in business refers to activities geared towards new product development or current product improvement. It typically involves conceptualizing and designing new products and then tailoring them to meet the needs of the target market. R&D is often a line item on a company’s income statement. Technology and

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Product Costs vs Period Costs

See Also: Product Pricing Strategies Product Costs vs Period Costs In accounting, all costs incurred by a company can be categorized as either product costs or period costs. The two types of costs are recorded differently. Product costs are applied to the products the company produces and sells. Product costs refer to all costs incurred

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Net Income

See Also: Net Sales Net Operating Loss Carryback and Carryforward Financial Ratios Financial Reporting Accounts Payable Net Income Definition The net income definition is a company’s profit in a given fiscal period. It consists of total revenues earned in the period less total expenses incurred to generate the revenues in the period. When revenues exceed expenses,

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Operating Lease

An operating lease is a short-term off-balance-sheet lease agreement. This type of lease is not recorded on the lessee’s balance sheet. This type of lease typically spans a small portion of the asset’s useful life, and the lessor retains the risks and benefits of ownership. For example, in an operational lease, the lessor is responsible

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Notes Receivable

See Also: Notes Payable Treasury Notes (t notes) Accounts Receivable How to collect accounts receivable Balance Sheet Notes Receivable Definition The notes receivable is an account on the balance sheet usually under the current assets section if its life is less than a year. Specifically, a note receivable is a written promise to receive money

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Nonrecurring Items

See Also: Restructuring Expense ProForma Financial Statements Nonrecurring Items In accounting, report abnormal or infrequent gains or losses in the company’s annual report as nonrecurring items. They are rare events or activities that are not part of the company’s normal business operations. They may also be called extraordinary items. You must disclose the details of

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