Explains the 100 ratios essential to corporate financial reporting - on facing pages in both English and Italian.
The financial markets have always been influenced by the Anglo-Saxon culture. As a consequence of an increasing internationalization Anglicisms become more and more widespread in the daily business. Key words, such as EBIT, working capital or cash flow have become part of the daily business and understanding these ratios is an important prerequisite for discussing your company's performance.
Our book not only addresses the capital market, but also banks, auditors, tax accountants and especially small and mid-size businesses. It is meant to strengthen your know how with respect to financial ratios in the English language for being well-prepared for a globalized market.
For a better understanding we have added a sample calculation to each ratio's definition as well as the fields of application. A critical assessment of each financial ratio is explained by discussing both advantages and disadvantages. Please note that differences in the way of calculation may still exist, which you should be aware of.
When analyzing financial ratios, one should make sure to always compare the ratios relative to the peer-group and the industry standards, as otherwise an isolated number would have a very limited significance. Finally the key for successful research is to transfer comprehensive analysis of several indicators into a meaningful result. For this purpose the dictionary delivers a strong added value.