Abbreviation for the Generally Accepted Accounting Principles used by U.S. companies and determined by the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB), a private, industry-sponsored organization.
Expenses such as salaries, rents, advertising, and public relations.
A geometric average is the nth root of the product of n terms. If n = 3, the geometric average of the three numbers would be the cube (or third) root of the product of the three numbers.
An intangible asset that arises as a result of the acquisition of one company by another for a premium value.
Fixed-income debt obligations of the U.S. Government and federal agencies.
Numerical value used to create the "value line", a measure that indicates the value of a stock
The aggregate outlays for advertising paid by clients to the media. Billings generally serve as a basis for agency commissions.
Dividends per ADR declared (but not necessarily paid) during the company's fiscal year before any withholding taxes. For companies based in the United Kingdom, dividends declared are net of the Advance Corporation Tax.
Dividends declared per American Depository Receipt (ADR) before taxes are withheld
Dividends declared per American Depository Share (ADS) before taxes are withheld
Dividends declared per common share before taxes are withheld
The total of all flight equipment, ground stations, and other property, and all equipment (including property under capital lease) at original cost as reported by the airline company. Does not include advance payments for new equipment.
Total equipment (before depreciation) per common share (for Airlines)
Total revenues minus costs of goods sold (excluding depreciation and amortization)
The total of interest on receivables, discounts, commissions, service charges, and other revenues.
All income earned in normal operations excluding nonrecurring items such as gains from property sales.
Gross income divided by total interest paid.
Total loans outstanding before deductions for loan-loss reserves and unearned income.
Gross Profit (total revenues minus the cost of goods sold, excluding depreciation and amortization) expressed as a percent of sales.
Gross annual income (before any expenses) divided by total assets at year end, expressed as a percentage.
The income remaining after subtracting the cost of the goods sold. Gross Profit is income before other expenses such as general, selling, and administrative costs, interest, depreciation, and taxes.
The total amount of long-term assets crucial to running business operations, before depreciation.
Stocks of companies whose earnings are expected to grow at an above-average rate relative to the broader market.