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Profitability as a basic criterion of efficient management


  • Růčková, Petra


The paper deals with the application of the basic indicator of evaluating profitability in the context with alternative costs. The aim of this paper is the evaluation of the efficiency of handling financial means of stockholders with companies traded on the stock exchange by means of the basic comparative indicator of profitability of equity in cooperation with statistical functions and its comparison with the values of costs of equity and safe interest rate.

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  • Růčková, Petra, 2008. "Profitability as a basic criterion of efficient management," MPRA Paper 12615, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  • Handle: RePEc:pra:mprapa:12615

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    profitability; return on equity; cost of equity; safe interest rate; stock exchange;

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    • G32 - Financial Economics - - Corporate Finance and Governance - - - Financing Policy; Financial Risk and Risk Management; Capital and Ownership Structure; Value of Firms; Goodwill

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