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Sales and profit-input ratios in the firm"s objective function.

Peter J. Law

Sales and profit-input ratios in the firm"s objective function.

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Published by University of Warwick, Department of Economics in Coventry .
Written in English


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SeriesWarwick economic research papers -- no. 116
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Open LibraryOL19961197M

Every firm has a predefined goal or an objective. Therefore the most important goal of a financial manager is to increase the owner’s economic welfare. Here economics welfare may refer to maximization of profit or maximization of shareholders wealth. Therefore Shareholders wealth maximization (SWM) plays a very crucial role as far as. Revenue management is the application of disciplined analytics that predict consumer behaviour at the micro-market levels and optimize product availability and price to maximize revenue growth. The primary aim of revenue management is selling the right product to the right customer at the right time for the right price and with the right pack.


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Sales and profit-input ratios in the firm"s objective function. by Peter J. Law Download PDF EPUB FB2

Business firm, the objectives, relating to sales-volume, market share and profitability, are greatly affected by the effectiveness and efficiency, with which the sales-function is managed.

Business firms, have, in fact, found that it is the most effective management objective of the firm File Size: KB. The amount of profit earned measures the efficiency of a business. The greater the volume of profit, the higher is the efficiency of the concern. The profit of a business may be measured and analyzed by studying the profitability of investments attained by the business.

Valuation-related growth objectives may be expressed in terms of the firm’s price-to-earnings ratio, book value, cash flow, or revenue. Diversification objectives are those where the firm desires to sell current products in new markets, new products in current markets, or new products in new markets.

For example, the firm may set an objective. work for financial statements and the place of financial analysis techniques within the framework. Section 3 provides a description of analytical tools and techniques. Section 4 explains how to compute, analyze, and interpret common financial ratios.

Sections 5 through 8 explain the use of ratios File Size: 2MB. the number of people employed in the firm. the book value of the firm's assets less the book value of its liabilities. the amount of salary paid to its employees.

the market price per share of the firm's common stock. The long-run objective of financial management is to: maximize earnings per share.

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The firm's operating profit margin is computed as a ratio of operating profits to sales. The ____ is a function of how efficiently management is using the firm's assets to generate sales.

c.) ​It involves determining the point at which revenue from sales equals operating costs. d.) ​It involves determining the level of production and sales at which net operating income is equal to one.

e.) ​It involves determining the operating income the firm needs to just cover all of its financing costs. _____ ratios are designed to indicate how successful a firm is in terms of its earnings as compared with its assets or owners equity. Profitability Daniel wishes to create a financial blueprint for a future period that reflects such items as expected sales revenues, operating expenses, and.

A store owner stocks two types of dishwashers and has warehouse space for at most 36 units. The owner keeps at least twice as many of model A as model B. If the profit on model A is $24 and the profit on model B is $36, how many of each should the owner stock to maximize the profit.

What is the objective function and constraints?PR. Full text of "Financial Management MCQs with Answers" See other formats dfp(MLOi0^ Objective Questions and Answers of Financial Management 1.

State whether each of the following statements is True (T) or False(F) (i) Financial statements are an important source of information to shareholders and stakeholders. The firm maintained a relative P/E of over the entire time period.

Given this information, it follows that the A) stock experienced an increase in its P/E ratio. B) company had a decrease in its dividend payout ratio. C) current P/E of the overall market is D) overall market P/E is declining. Assuming that the ratios of assets (except fixed assets, net) to sales and accounts payable to sales in 20X3 remain the same in 20X4 and 20X5, calculate the total amount, i.e., one number, of external financing required during the 2 year period from 20X4 through 20X5, using the percentage of sales method.

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The main aim is achieved through ratio Market/Book ratio 4 5. the main function of the balance sheet is to show the company‟s net worth by subtracting liabilities from assets.

He said that the balance. Historically, profit maximization has been given quite a lot of importance as the main objective of any business. But, in a practical scenario, revenue maximization holds true.

Profit maximization as an objective has a number of limitations. Revenue maximization passes all those tests to become a rational objective for any business. Sales and Distribution Management i About the Tutorial Sales management is an art where the sales executive or the salesperson helps the organization or individual to achieve its objective or buy a product with their skills.

This is a brief introductory tutorial that explains the functions in sales and File Size: 1MB. e.g., to test for recorded sales for which there wre no shipments, the auditor can trace from selected entries in the sales journal to make sure a related copy of the bill of lading exists Sales are properly authorized An example here would be: Compare actual prices charged with the authorized price list Cash Receipts Functions Size: 62KB.

Legal Requirement Function: The third function of accounting is to devise such a system as will meet the legal requirements.

Under the provision of law, a business man has to file various statements e.g., income tax returns, returns for sales tax purpose etc. Accounting system aims at fulfilling the requirements of law. Total Management by Ratios: An Analytic Approach to Management Control and Stock Market Valuations by Hrishikes Bhattacharya.

This is a pioneering book that integrates functional analysis of a. Ratio is an expression of relationship between two or more items in mathematical terms. Exhibition of meaningful and useful relation between different accounting data is called Accounting Ratio. Ratio may be expressed as a:b (a is to b), in terms of simple fraction, integer, or percentage.

If the current assets of a concern is Rs 4,00, and. Profitability ratios are a class of financial metrics that are used to assess a business's ability to generate earnings compared to its expenses and other relevant costs incurred during a Author: Will Kenton.

In the company we are working now, it's required that Manager of each department has to set up annual targets/objectives for the department.

It's quite easy for Sales or Production department to setup their targets, but for Accounting Department, all the works are routined, and we always face difficulty setting up our target which follow the rule of SMART (Specific, Measurable, Achievable.

The purpose of the balance sheet is to inform the reader about the current status of the business as of the date listed on the balance sheet. This information is used to estimate the liquidity, funding, and debt position of an entity, and is the basis for a number of liquidity ratios.

Finally, the purpose of the statement of cash flows is to. The lower the total debt-to-equity ratio, the lower the financial risk for a firm. An increase in net profit margin with no change in sales or assets means a poor ROI.

The higher the tax rate for a firm, the lower the interest coverage ratio. Retained earnings for the "base year" equals percent. You must be. The debt ratio is a financial ratio that measures the extent of a company’s leverage in terms of total debt to total assets.

A debt ratio greater than (%) tells you that a company has more debt than assets. Meanwhile, a debt ratio less than % indicates that a company has more assets than debt. The higher the ratio, the more debt the company possesses, which can be dangerous for the business.

At the end ofMacy's had $ billion in debt and $ in equity, leaving it with a score in financial leverage. That means that Macy's debts, or liabilities.

An activity ratio relates information on a company's ability to manage its resources (that is, its assets) efficiently. A financial leverage ratio provides information on the degree of a company's fixed financing obligations and its ability to satisfy these financing obligations. A shareholder ratio describes the company's financial condition in terms of amounts perFile Size: KB.

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: Return on capital, debt equity ratios, book interest rates and returns on equity of firms in the United States, classified by industry. : Working capital ratios for firms in the United States, classified by industry.

A ratio of would mean that for every rupee of long-term indebtedness, there is a book value of two rupees of net fixed assets: Net Fixed assets funded debt. iv) Funded (long-term) debt to net working capital: The ratio is calculated by dividing the long-term debt by the amount of the net working capital.

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marketing, sales and service departments around direct selling activities, and the second is improving customer loyalty metrics, which historically have been owned outside of sales. Within the sales organization specifically, the top three areas slated for increasing. sales effectiveness are related to improving immature sales methodologies andFile Size: KB.

Inventory turnover is a ratio showing how many times a company's inventory is sold and replaced over a period of time. The days in the period can then be divided by the inventory turnover formula Author: Marshall Hargrave.

Both these ratios are designed to measure the degree of leverage that a firm has, but both will be heavily influenced by how different book value is from market value. In general, since the market value of equity is much higher than book value of equity for firms, while the market value of debt is comparable to book value, these ratios will.

Order fulfillment (in British English order fulfilment) is in the most general sense the complete process from point of sales inquiry to delivery of a product to the customer.

Sometimes order fulfillment is used to describe the more narrow act of distribution or the logistics function, however, in the broader sense it refers to the way firms respond to customer orders. Operating Profit Margin Ratio = (Operating Income ÷ Sales) × The operating margin gives you a good look at how efficient you are.

If you’re looking to compare your returns to others in the industry, this is the best ratio to do so, as it shows your ability to turn sales into pre-tax profits/5(5). A financial objective is a specific goal or target of relating to the financial performance, resources and structure of a business.

The key benefits of setting financial objectives include: Indicate to stakeholders (e.g. shareholders) what the priorities of the management are. These can be summarised as follows. In economics, profit maximization is the short run or long run process by which a firm may determine the price, input, and output levels that lead to the highest profit.

Neoclassical economics, currently the mainstream approach to microeconomics, usually models the firm as maximizing profit. There are several perspectives one can take on this problem.

First, since profit equals revenue minus. and Cowles ). For many firms, however, the sales function represents a large expenditure of re-sources. The typical cost for the average sales call in was approximately $ (Sales and Mar-keting Management, J ). The expenses associated with fielding a salesforce emphasize the importance of accurately assessing salesperson per.

The example above shows a reorder point of units. When inventory falls to that level, the firm reorders. The objective is to order the optimal quantity—the order size that minimizes total relevant costs.

The Economic order quantity (EOQ) for this purpose calculates from the formula in Exhibit 4 below.Asset turnover is a financial ratio that measures how efficiently a company uses its assets to generate sales revenue or sales income for the company.

Companies with low profit margins tend to have high asset turnover, while those with high profit margins tend to have low asset turnover.c11 Key 1. A firm with a company objective that can be implemented by focusing on target return pricing is using a: A.

sales orientation. B. customer orientation. C. profit orientation. D. demand orientation. E. competitor orientation. Even though all company objectives may ultimately be oriented toward making a profit, firms implement a profit orientation as a part of their company objective.