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Financial Ratios - Reveal How a Business Is Doing?


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  • Mirela Monea

    (University of Petroşani, Romania)


The paper aims to present the main financial ratios which provide a picture about company’s profitability, its financial position, use of its assets efficiency, its long-term debt financing. Discussion is focused on: profitability ratios, short-term financial ratios, activity ratios, long-term debt ratios or dividend policy ratios. Also, will try to answer at the following main questions: What financial ratios analysis tells us? What the users of these needs to know?

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Article provided by University of Petrosani, Romania in its journal Annals of the University of Petrosani - Economics.

Volume (Year): 9 (2009)
Issue (Month): 2 ()
Pages: 137-144

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Handle: RePEc:pet:annals:v:9:i:2:y:2009:p:137-144

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Keywords: ratios; financial analysis; financial statement; financial ratios; profitability; liquidity; activity ratios;


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  1. Ilie Răscolean & Claudia Isac & Robert Szabo, 2011. "Financial Risk Management, Based on the Balance Sheet and Profit and Loss Account," Annals of the University of Petrosani, Economics, University of Petrosani, Romania, University of Petrosani, Romania, vol. 11(4), pages 263-270.
  2. Mirela Monea & Anca Jarmila Guță, 2011. "The Relevance of the Performance Indicators in Economic and Financial Diagnosis," Annals of the University of Petrosani, Economics, University of Petrosani, Romania, University of Petrosani, Romania, vol. 11(4), pages 207-214.


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