total asset turnover

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Total 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.

total asset turnover

A financial ratio that indicates the effectiveness with which a firm's management uses its assets to generate sales. A relatively high ratio tends to reflect intensive use of assets. Total asset turnover is calculated by dividing the firm's annual sales by its total assets. Sales are listed on the firm's income statement and assets are listed on its balance sheet. Also called asset turnover.
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The total asset turnover for start-ups has been stable at X times while the same for mid-sized firms is X times, implying higher efficiency for start-ups.
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From an accounting perspective, firms generate returns via working capital (receivables and inventory) turnover, total asset turnover, operating leverage, and margins (Eisemann, 1997).
However, total asset turnover is less than 1 and the return on assets and return on equity are quite low.
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