Cost-based Pricing is fast becoming a relic of the past and being substituted by the concept of Target Costing. Target Costing is referred to as an organized process to determine the cost at which a proposed product must be developed so as to generate profits at the product’s anticipated selling price in future. In highly […]
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The entire world is facing the same crisis right now. As of the morning of April 2nd, there are close to 1MM Coronavirus cases worldwide, of which 75% are active cases. For almost all countries, the case growth is still growing exponentially on a day-to-day basis. With entire nations under lock-down, many industries and businesses […]
In the Digital Age today, most industries today in a state of flux driven by volatile market forces. These market changes are affecting how Finance needs to operate. Specifically, more than ever, Finance needs to be more strategic and likewise in stronger alignment with Strategy. Resultantly, an optimal Target Operating Model (TOM) is one that […]
Value-Based Management (VBM) has been regarded traditionally as a tool to help investors evaluate firms, optimize performance management, and maximize shareholder value. However, there are mixed opinions on whether to utilize VBM as a mandatory investment or management tool. Many investors, analysts, and executives, to this day, are skeptical of the influence and role of VBM […]
Editor’s Note: This is an interview originally conducted by Nitiin A. Khandkar of Beyond Quant InvestTraining and published here. This author has also published several financial models on Flevy, including the World’s First Research Report-cum-Financial Model and a BSE Ltd. (Bombay Stock Exchange) Financial Model. * * * * Our guest today, is Jeff Gramm, who runs Bandera Partners, a long-oriented, value-driven hedge fund based […]
Editor’s Note: This is an interview originally conducted by Nitiin A. Khandkar of Beyond Quant InvestTraining and published here. This author has also published several financial models on Flevy, including the World’s First Research Report-cum-Financial Model and a BSE Ltd. (Bombay Stock Exchange) Financial Model. * * * * We are pleased to interview John Del Vecchio, CFA, today. Based in […]
Making a profit is the goal of every small business, but managing finances can often seem like an obstacle towards achieving that end. Nearly half of small business owners say bookkeeping is their least favorite part of running their business, according to a TD Bank survey. One in five business owners say managing their money […]
Editor’s Note: This author has developed an Excel-based financial model that contains historical financial data for BSE Ltd. over the last decade, based on consolidated financial statements. The data has been collated from BSE’s annual reports for these ten years, and manually hard-coded into the financial model. You can view this BSE Ltd. (Bombay Stock Exchange) Excel Model […]
These two stocks have been the market favorites for the last few years, and have generated returns far in excess of the market. We decided to analyze why Eicher Motors may have outperformed Page Industries, when many similarities exist between the two companies. We are not commenting on the future financial performance or target price […]
Interested in Consumer Discretionary Services? Introducing the BQiT Consumer Discretionary Services Index
In any economy, the role played by the Consumer / FMCG (fast-moving consumer goods) sector cannot be overemphasized. These products are required for daily sustenance and therefore have stable demand and deep penetration, across developed and emerging markets. As opposed to pure-play consumer/ FMCG products, Consumer Discretionary Services (CDS) reflect consumer spending which is largely […]
Financial statement analysis can be referred as a process of understanding the risk and profitability of a company by analyzing reported financial info, especially annual and quarterly reports. In other words, financial statement analysis is a study about accounting ratios among various items included in the balance sheet. Advantages of Financial Statement Analysis The different advantages […]
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