operating ratio

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2. More generally, any of a number of ratios measuring a company's operating efficiency, such as sales to cost of goods sold, net profits to gross income, operating expenses to operating income, and net profit to net worth.

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You need to make sure that you break down the operating ratio and that it is something you can handle.

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Our operating ratio was not looking too great and I wondered what it all meant for our company and our future too.

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When looking at a transportation company to add to my portfolio I was shocked to see operating ratios of 95-99% at a lot of them.

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