# Questions tagged [ratio]

Financial ratio analysis

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### How to calculate R for strategies with dynamic exit points

Calculating R is easy when trading a straight forward strategy which has its entry and exit points clear: ...
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### Dupont analysis of banks

I've been analyzing banks balance sheet. However, I am getting confused regarding definition of ratios. For instance, some authors state Net Profit Margin = (Net profit)/Net interest income others as ...
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### Sharpe Ratio and interest rate

The Sharpe ratio is calculated as the ratio between the return and the volatility. Now, when I have a trading strategy that requires to be invested sometimes and to be flat other times, I assume 0% ...
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### negative correlation between EBIT and sales in Altman's Z

In his 1968 paper, Altman found that sales volume (i.e., sales divided by total assets) is a useful predictor not by itself, but as a suppressor variable to improve the predictive power of EBIT/TA. ...
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### Square Information Ratio

I have read the following sentence : " The information ratio measures the active management opportunities, and the square of the information ratio indicates our ability to add value " ( In the Grinold'...
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### Distribution of the Information Ratio // Mean and Variance Product

We are investigating the distribtuion of the information ratio. However, instead of using the original information ratio defined as \begin{equation} IR=\frac{E(r_1)-E(r_2)}{\sqrt{Var(r_1-r_2)}}, \end{...
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### Calculation of Information Ratio

When calculating an information ratio, should the average of monthly returns be used or the cumulative monthly returns be used? Thanks!
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### Sharpe Ratio with Stochastic Interest Rate?

All versions of the Sharpe ratio that I've seen seem to assume that the risk-free rate is constant, and the standard deviation of the excess return in the denominator simplifies to the standard ...
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### Calculating the Risk Free Rate [closed]

I have an assignment and I have to calculate the risk-free rate with the following data: Stock A: E(R) = 10% ; Standard Deviation = 5%. Stock B: E(R) = 20% ; Standard Deviation = 10%. I also ...
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### About the number of independent forecasts in the Fundamental Law of Active Management

The original FLAM predicts the information ratio by $$IR = IC \times \sqrt{N}$$ where $IR$ is the Information Ratio, $IC$ is the information Coefficient and $N$ is the number of independent ...
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### Downside Market Capture Ratio: compute with sum or product?

I'm computing downside market capture ratio in R. The PerformanceAnalytics R package has a built-in UpDownRatios function which does this, but it computes the ratio using sums of returns, not ...
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### Variance Ratio Test in R

I would like to conduct a variance ratio test for a financial time series in order to examine whether I can apply the square root rule for the variance with the software R. I used the Automatic ...
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### How can I get all the financial ratios of all the companies listed on Nasdaq?

I hope the question is clear enough. I know of intrinio.com, which lets you get each datapoint at a time, but not all at once.
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### How do I automatically graph S&P PE ratio moving average VS DOW

Obviously this is a rookie question, I'm simply looking to plot the S&P PE ratio moving averages over different periods of time and plot them vs the DOW. Ideally I would love like something that ...
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### dollar neutral ratio vs beta hedged ratio

Hi guys i really hope you can help as i've been pulling out my hair for days on this!! OK so basically i understand the dollar neutral ratio, simply stocka/stockb = dollar neutral ratio. Works great ...
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### What is type of Operating income to total assets ratio? [closed]

What is type of Operating income to total assets ratio? Leverage, Profitability, Asset composition or Liquidity? and why?
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### Sharpe ratio and leverage

Does leverage affect the Sharpe ratio? If my Sharpe is 2 at no leverage, does it change, fall by half say, at a different leverage?
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### Comparing the return of different roll strategies

I am interested in calculating the effect of the roll return using different roll strategies. In specific I want to mimic a long-only futures investments. I have historical data for several ...
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### Credit Rating or Probability of Default from Financial Ratios

Does anyone know of any papers about credit rating development or probability of default estimation done based on financial ratios that also include methodology and maybe good/bad criteria? Something ...
Quick Summary on Historic VaR Let $S_0,...,S_n$ be the daily values of some stock (where $S_0$ is the current value). Then for $i=1,\ldots,n$ we let \hat r_i:=S_{i-1}/S_i \quad \text{and}\quad \hat ...