asset turnover

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Asset turnover

The ratio of net sales to total assets.

Asset Turnover

A ratio of a company's net sales to total assets. It is a measure of how efficiently management is using the assets at its disposal to promote sales. A high ratio indicates that the company is using its assets efficiently to increase sales, while a low ratio indicates the opposite. It is also known as total asset turnover.

asset turnover

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According to the given model, the key ROE determinants are sales revenues (profit rate), asset turnover ratio and financial leverage.
This score, from 0 to 9, is based on criteria which determine the soundness (or lack thereof) of stocks, which include: positive return on assets and operating cash flow this year; higher return on assets (ROA); gross margin and asset turnover ratio this year versus last; operating cash flow greater than ROA; lower ratio of long term-debt and higher current ratio this year than last; and no new shares issued this year.
Fixed asset turnover ratio measures sales generated by the company out of investment made in fixed assets.
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The present study aims to investigate relationship between the financing patterns of business units (age of companies, company size, growth in retained earnings, growth in long-term and short-term debt development) and financial performance indicators (return on assets, return on equity, the ratio of net profit to sales , asset turnover ratio, cash flow, ratio of debt to assets, ratio of long-term debt to equity ratio) so that explain effects of capital structure on the performance of it structure.
However, during the same period the overall trend of asset utilization ratios have remained flat as compared to last year except for fixed asset turnover ratio which has increased on account of increase in turnover as less capitalization of property plant and equipment as compared to last year.
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