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DEFINITIONS

  • Alpha

    A measure of risk-adjusted return. A higher alpha implies that a fund has performed better than would have been expected given its volatility.

  • Beta

    A backward looking figure indicating the propensity of a stock price to move with the stock market as a whole. The lowest theoretical Beta is zero indicating no movement. The highest Beta is 2 indicating wild gyrations for small movements in the market.

  • Debt to assets

    The amount of debts a company holds as a ratio of what it owns - its assets.

  • Debt to equity

    A measure of how well the company is making use of borrowed money to enhance the return on owner's equity. Long-term debt divided by shareholders' equity.

  • Dividend 5y growth

    Dividend growth over 5 years

  • Dividend Cover

    The number of times a company could pay its most recent net dividend out of its net profit (profits after tax). It indicates the amount of spare cash flow a company has.

  • Dividend currency

    Currency dividend is paid in.

  • Dividend interim

    Dividend per share interim payment

  • Dividend per share

    The amount of dividend paid out per share. Formula: (Dividend rate * nominal value of share)/100.

  • Dividend Yield

    Amount of interest derived from the payment of a dividend. E.g, ABC company pays a US $5.00 dividend to shareholders twice annually and its stock currently trades for $100 per share, the dividend yield is 10%.

  • Dividend Yield High

    Amount of interest derived from the payment of a dividend. E.g, ABC company pays a US $5.00 dividend to shareholders twice annually and its stock currently trades for $100 per share, the dividend yield is 10%.

  • Dividend Yield Low

    Amount of interest derived from the payment of a dividend. E.g, ABC company pays a US $5.00 dividend to shareholders twice annually and its stock currently trades for $100 per share, the dividend yield is 10%.

  • Earnings per share

    Profit for the year divided by the average number of shares.

  • Interest cover

    Interest cover is a measure of how easily a firm can meet the interest payments on any debts that it has.

  • Interim pre-tax profit

    Profits of a company before deductions for tax, announced in an interim period - either half yearly or quartly.

  • Interim revenues

    The total income, both cash and non cash, received from an enterprise or business, before any expenses are paid in an interim period between full year results - either half yearly or quarterly

  • Market capitalisation in US dollars

    Stock market value of a firm. The market capitalization is calculated by multiplying the current share price (per share) with the number of shares outstanding.

  • Net Profit

    A company's total revenue less total expenses, showing what a company earned (or lost, called net loss) for a set period, usually one year. Listed often literally as the "bottom line" on the profit and loss statement. Also called net earnings and/or net income.

    Net income can be higher than operating profit or gross profit because it includes non-operating income.

    Net profit or income can be worked out as follows: Operating income - non operating income expense + Interest Income - Non-Operating + Investment Income - Non-Operating + Other Non-Operating Income (Expense) - Provision for Income Taxes

    Operating or gross profit states the profit earned directly from a company's revenues and direct costs. The formula is Total Revenue minus Cost of Revenue.

  • Net Profit Interim

    A company's total revenue less total expenses, showing what a company earned (or lost, called net loss) for a set period, in a statement released between the financial year - quarterly or half yearly.

  • Net Profit USD

    A company's total revenue less total expenses, showing what a company earned (or lost, called net loss) for a set period, usually one year - in US dollars.

  • Operating Margin

    Operating Margin is calculated by dividing a company's operating profit by net sales. Also known as operating profit margin or net profit margin, it is a useful tool in measuring pricing strategy and operating efficiency.

  • Operating Profit

    The difference between revenue (or turnover) and the costs incurred during operations (total operating expenses).Does not include interest and taxes.

    Net income can be higher than operating profit or gross profit because it includes non-operating income.

    Net profit or income can be worked out as follows: Operating income - non operating income expense + Interest Income - Non-Operating + Investment Income - Non-Operating + Other Non-Operating Income (Expense) - Provision for Income Taxes

    Operating or gross profit states the profit earned directly from a company's revenues and direct costs. The formula is Total Revenue minus Cost of Revenue.

  • Operating Profit Interim

    The difference between revenue (or turnover) and the costs incurred during operations (total operating expenses) in financial statements released half yearly or quartlerly between annual disclusures.Does not include interest and taxes.

  • Operating Profit USD

    The difference between revenue (or turnover) and the costs incurred during operations (total operating expenses) in US dollars.Does not include interest and taxes.

  • Pre-tax profit

    Profits of a company before deductions for tax. It is the most common yardstick used to judge company performance.

  • Pre-tax profit margin

    Profit divided by sales. A measurement of trading success

  • Previous earnings per share

    Profit for the year divided by the average number of shares in the previous period.

  • Previous pre-tax profit

    Profits of a company before deductions for tax. It is the most common yardstick used to judge company performance.

  • Price to book

    A company's closing share price relative to the net asset value.

  • Price to earnings ratio

    The Price Earnings ratio is one of the most commonly used measures of value in financial circles. It expresses the value in terms of a multiple of profits.

  • Price to earnings ratio, 52 week high

    The Price Earnings ratio is one of the most commonly used measures of value in financial circles. It expresses the value in terms of a multiple of profits.

  • Price to earnings ratio, 52 week low

    The Price Earnings ratio is one of the most commonly used measures of value in financial circles. It expresses the value in terms of a multiple of profits.

  • Price to earnings ratio, Relative index

    The PE ratio of a company, compared to its peers

  • Price to sales

    A company's closing share price relative to its sales.

  • Revenue

    The total income, both cash and non cash, received from an enterprise or business, before any expenses are paid.

  • Revenue growth over 5 years

    The percentage to which the sales of a company have grown over the last five years

  • Revenues in US dollars

    The total income, both cash and non cash, received from an enterprise or business, before any expenses are paid - in US dollars.

  • Total Assets

    The combined value of all items of monetary value owned by an individual or business. A company's assets include tangible assets, such as equipment, inventory and real property, and intangible assets such as goodwill (the value of a company's name - or its sub brands - in the market), patents and other intellectual property.

  • Total Assets to Equity

    A ratio evaluating the share value compared to assets a company owns.

  • Total Assets USD

    The combined value of all items of monetary value owned by an individual or business. A company's assets include tangible assets, such as equipment, inventory and real property, and intangible assets such as goodwill (the value of a company's name - or its sub brands - in the market), patents and other intellectual property - expressed in US dollars.

  • Volatility over 10 days

    The volatility of an equity over the last 10 days

  • Volatility over 200 days

    The volatility of the equity over the last 200 days

  • Volatility over 30 days

    The volatility of the equity over the last 30 days

  • Volatility over 90 days

    The volatility of the equity over the last 90 days

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