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How the Price to Cash Ratio is Useful

by Roger Wohlner

The price-to-cash ratio equals a company's share price divided by cash flow per share. Cash flow equals earnings plus depreciation, amortization, and other non-cash expenses. This ...

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What is the Absorption Rate?

The absorption rate is a fundamental component of absorption cost accounting, or the inclusion of all costs related to a product being attributed to it. Absorpt...

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