27 Investor ratios

‘As I’ve progressed in my career, I’ve come to appreciate – and really value – the other attributes that define a company’s success beyond the P&L: great leadership, long-term financial strength, ethical business practices, evolving business strategies, sound governance, powerful brands, values-based decision-making…’

Ursula Burns, chairman and CEO, Xerox

In a nutshell

Investor ratios are reported daily in the financial press for listed companies. Ratios are calculated using publicly filed financial information and share price data.

Investor ratios can be used to assess investment opportunities as they help to make sense of data. Large amounts of information can be summarised to identify trends over time, comparisons between ...

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