Cost-benefit ratio

Cost-benefit ratio

The net present value of an investment divided by the investment's initial cost. Also called the profitability index.

Cost-Benefit Ratio

A ratio of whether or not and how much profit will result from an investment. It is calculated by taking the net present value of expected future cash flows from the investment and dividing by the investment's original cost. A ratio above one indicates that the investment will be profitable while a ratio below one means that it will not. A cost-benefit ratio is also called a profitability index.
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according to the master plan, the project~s cost-benefit ratio is about 1.9.
MARES is always looking for the highest quality and an outstanding cost-benefit ratio for its customers.
Accumulated benefits of Dubai Metro in the period between its establishment in 2009 and end of 2016 reached Dh66 billion ($18 billion) compared to accumulated capital and operational costs of about Dh41 billion, that is, the cost-benefit ratio reached 1.6 by the end of 2016, a report said.
We do not find any significant correlation between company performance and the cost-benefit ratio. While the stock of Chimimport, which has a relatively low ratio of 6.9, has grown by more than 10% over the past one year, Eurohold's shares have a price / earnings ratio of 23.
These results are consistent with the findings of similar global studies albeit the variation in the cost-benefit ratio from one city to another depends on the timeline of studies commissioned, types of benefits covered in the analysis, discount rate applied, and the cost of materials and labour involved.
Covering the period between September 2009 and the end of 2016, the study analysed both the direct and indirect impact of the Metro -- and factored in the internationally-recognised economic indicators in this regard, including the cost-benefit ratio of this mass-transit system.
Village trustees agreed at a recent committee session that a specific cost-benefit ratio should be tracked this year.
He said a production survey should be contacted in the member countries to find out the exact production pattern of commodities and products produced, technologies used for the purpose, various inputs applied, costs and finally the cost-benefit ratio. As a result of this survey, the countries which are found the best producers of certain commodities, they should assist the less-developed countries to produce specified commodities with equal advantage depending on their ecological and climatic conditions.
Before specifying expensive tool alloys with higher thermal conductivity, it is important to have a clear understanding of their cost-benefit ratio. That was the situation facing packaging molder Proplas S.A.
Explanations / This discussion largely illustrates that improvements in net benefits don't equate to a more favorable cost-benefit ratio. The opposite is true as well.
Kwatinetz, a venture capitalist and self-proclaimed non-supporter of Trump, put the cost-benefit ratio at 1-to-14.
Interventions targeting specifically the common conditions are likely to have a better cost-benefit ratio.