Diversity Rate

The Diversity Rate metric is important for a company because of several reasons. Probably the most important one is the fact that the said company’s brand will be acknowledged by the media and by more people that belong to diverse cultures and ethnicities. In terms of diversity, the topic has been discussed many times, especially… Read more »

HR Metrics
Dividend Payout Ratio

The DPR (Dividend Payout Ratio) is the dividend amount that has been given to shareholders as payment – and which is in direct relation with the net income amount generated by the company in question. Simply put, the dividend payout ratio is the unit measuring the net income percentage – and which will be paid… Read more »

Financial Metrics
Dividend Yield

Every fundamental analysis tool works differently for every investor – so in order to understand the stocks, you need to know how to calculate them properly. High-growth stocks aren’t likely to show up on any stock screens, no matter how hard you want to find the dividend characteristics. As a value investor, or someone that… Read more »

Financial Metrics
Dormancy Rate

Fact: sleeping or just taking a nap is good for your health. But when it comes to marketing, dormancy rates are the worst that could happen. Well, almost the worst. Dormancy rate referrers strictly to the customers that you haven’t heard from in a while. This could impact your sales in several ways. However, there… Read more »

Marketing Metrics
DuPont Analysis – The Basics

While the name may sound very fancy, this is actually a crucial method to understand the finance point of a company. Also referred to as the “DuPont model,” this financial ratio involves the ROE (return on equity) ratio – which is directly related to the company’s ability to increase its equity. To put it as… Read more »

Financial Metrics
Earnings per Share

Earnings per Share – or simply put, EPS – is a commonly used term within the financial world. Basically, the EPS represents a part of a certain company’s profit which is given to one stock share. As a result, if you multiplied the earnings per share with the number of shares held by the company,… Read more »

Financial Metrics
EBITA and How It Works

EBITA, short for Earnings before Interest Taxes and Amortization, is a formula that calculates the operational profitability of a company by including the costs of the equipment – and excluding the financing costs. As one of many equations, accountants use this to ascertain the profitability and earnings of a company – and it’s almost on… Read more »

Financial Metrics
Effectiveness of Training

Many times, we’ve seen companies that don’t cover all the things their new employees should know in their training sessions/ periods. Such a thing will eventually render some employees useless when faced with various problems – naturally, this is NOT the employees’ fault. All the companies out there should know how to make their training… Read more »

HR Metrics
Employee Productivity Rate

There’s a rule of thumb that applies to all companies in the world: the employees are divided into productive and procrastinators. When those procrastinators do their job in spite of their “condition”, to put it like this, all is well, but when they are hurting your ROI, you need to do something about it. Calculating… Read more »

HR Metrics
Employee Satisfaction Index

It should come as no surprise that if they are unhappy, employees will leave the company that they work for. A couple of years ago, I was working for a firm of web design and I was miserable. The worst part is that we were all miserable: we were overworked on a daily basis and… Read more »

HR Metrics