What is Return on Sales?

What is Return on Sales?

Return on Sales… Asset Turnover… Return on Assets The reason we put these three together is because they relate; the first two multiplied together give you the third. These three ratios hang together as a triangle, but each must be … Read More »

Destination Africa: A New Frontier for Entrepreneurs

A while back, we interviewed Winnie Ouko, Director of Lattice Consulting and partner of Income|Outcome in Kenya. We spoke with Winnie about entrepreneurship in Africa, a topic we found so interesting that it deserves further exploration. Though overflowing with natural … Read More »

What is Shareholder Equity?

If you were to sell off everything in your business at book value and pay off your debts, how much cash would you be left with? That’s shareholder equity. In other words, shareholder equity is the amount of the business … Read More »

What is Working Capital?

At its bare bones, “capital” is wealth. But as the definition is fleshed out, it becomes clear that not all kinds of capital are alike. Working capital (also known as net working capital) is the amount of funds needed to … Read More »