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Ratio

The division of one piece of financial information by another. Financial ratios are very common in fundamental analysis, which investigates the financial health of companies. An example of a financial ratio is the price-earnings ratio, which divides a publicly-traded company's share price by its earnings per share. This and other ratios help analysts determine whether a company's share price properly reflects its performance.

ratio

The relation between two quantities when compared mathematically with one another. For example, the most frequently used ratio among investors is the price-earnings ratio. Financial analysts, investors, and managers use ratios to evaluate many factors such as the attractiveness of a stock or the operating efficiency of a company. Also called financial ratio. See also activity ratio, debt management ratio, liquidity ratio, profitability ratio.
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Had we continued with the same pace, the sex ratio in Pakistan would have touched 102 in year 2013.
The sex ratio of sea urchins especially Echinometra mathaei, is not previously studied on the north of Persian Gulf region, although they are the dominant, easily in patches along the rocky coasts between the average low tide and a maximum depth of 5 m.
In the present study, the calf sex ratio did not significantly differ between cows inseminated at different times after the onset of spontaneous estrus.
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As Table 1 shows, we registered a significantly male biased sex ratio in the offspring of edible dormice (p = 0.
Indeed, it is those similar characteristics that these nations share that caused the need for this study because Nigeria has suddenly deviated from the norm of having a sex ratio at birth of 1.
To conclude, it is high time that policy makers should realize the importance of sex ratio and thus give due attention to reverse the declining trend of the sex ratio so that further untoward consequences can be averted.
Similarly, infants whose parents were eligible for post-delivery financial support had a trend to a higher sex ratio (1.
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