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Measuring and Ranking Value Drivers

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  • Mehari Mekonnen Akalu

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    (Erasmus University Rotterdam)

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    Analysis of the strength of value drivers is crucial to understand their influence in the process of free cash flow generation. The paper addresses the issue of value driver measurement and ranking. The research reveals that, value drivers have similar pattern across industries. Furthermore, it is found that the effect of operating cost and interest expenses, on free cash flow, is much more important than sales (revenue).

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    Paper provided by Tinbergen Institute in its series Tinbergen Institute Discussion Papers with number 02-043/2.

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    Date of creation: 03 May 2002
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    Handle: RePEc:dgr:uvatin:20020043

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    Keywords: Free cash flow; Value Management Techniques; Shareholder Value Analysis; Value drivers; Performance measurements; Sensitivity analysis;

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