## Financial Metrics – Master the Language of Business

Speak the language of business and participate. Master the language of business and you take command.

Financial metrics are center stage in every business everyday. Know you are using the right metrics in the right way.

• Financial Metrics Pro: Handbook, textbook, live templates for your analyses in one Excel-based ebook.
• Find preferred practice for presenting NPV, ROI, IRR, Working Capital, Gross Margin, EPS, and 150+ more cash flow metrics and business ratios.
• Financial Metrics Pro features Analyst Workbench and Chairman's View.

Metrics Pro saves you hours or days of tedious spreadsheet programming while reducing the risk of errors. The Excel-based ebook serves as:

### Comprehensive Handbook

Look-up reference for over 160 individual cash flow and financial statement metrics (business ratios). Each metric description covers

Look-up reference for over 160 individual cash flow and financial statement metrics (business ratios). Each metric description covers

• The Mathematical Definition
• Input Data & Formatting.
• Meaning & Interpretation
• Strengths & Weaknesses
• Common Usage Errors

Simple Break-Even

Q = F / ( P – V)

Q = Break-even quantity
F = Total fixed costs
V = Variable cost per unit
P = Unit selling price inflow

Compare Excel formulas to mathematical definitions.

### Cash Flow Metrics Reference

Analyze investment outcomes and business case cash flow with the mainstream metrics that professional analysts, investors, and financial officers depend on. Learn by trying out working examples of NPV, IRR, CAGR, ROI, break-even, and many more.

Metrics Pro now features the Analyst Workbench for your data—comprehensive cash flow analysis with 10 core metrics, reported on one page.

### Financial Statement ratios Reference

Metrics Pro includes detail-level examples of company financial statements and multi-year comparisons: Income Statement, Balance Sheet, SCFP, and Retained Earnings. Financial statements link to template examples for 6 kinds of metrics and ratios. Detailed templates show how best to measure and report profitability, liquidity, activity, growth, and valuation. And, Metrics Pro includes a complete working Du Pont System analysis linked to the same statements.

Metrics Pro V4 also features the Chairman's View, a comprehensive multi-year analysis of company financial performance, financial position, and growth.

### Teaching Tutorial

Financial Metrics Pro is also a comprehensive textbook that builds metrics understanding and confidence rapidly. First-time analysts quickly take command of IRR, NPV, Working Capital, and 160+ other mainstream metrics.

### Templates Library

Try out and modify working Excel templates. Then transfer the working examples to your own spreadsheet models.

## What's New in the Fourth Edition?

Visualize your metrics message with eye-catching charts. Learn professional methods for showing metrics results.

The new 4th Edition includes the features and content above plus:

### Clear Coverage for Difficult Metrics

Expanded in-depth coverage of metrics that are often difficult to understand, interpret, or use correctly. These include

• Cash flow metrics including internal rate of return IRR, return on investment ROI, payback period, net present value NPV and break even point.
• Financial statement ratios such as  "earnings-before" metrics, return on assets (ROA), and leverage metrics.

### The Analyst's Workbench

Enter your cash flow data and receive a comprehensive one page report including

• Net cash flow, cumulative cash flow, and net present value NPV. Workbench reports these as figures, bar charts, line charts, and scatterplots.
• Other cash flow metrics such as Return on investment ROI, payback period, internal rate of return IRR, modified internal rate of return MIRR, and cumulative average growth rate CAGR.

### The Chairman's View

Enter financial statement figures from any company's financial reports and receive a complete financial statement analysis on one page. Chairman's View reports in-depth and in detail on company liquidity, activity, leverage, profitability, and valuation. Also, enter up to ten years of financial data and visualize a complete multi-year analysis of metrics growth patterns.

## Proven Methods, Proven Benefits

Business Case Essentials is the textbook for participants in Solution Matrix Ltd Master Class Seminars. Essentials presents the same structured approach to case building that we deliver to organizations like ABB, BP, Cisco Systems, Ericsson, IBM, Microsoft, NASA, NSA, Royal Bank of Canada, the US Department of Defense, SAP, and others. Like our companion book, Business Case Guide, Essentials delivers methods and a framework with proven benefits for case builders and their organizations.

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