Cost benefit ratio

• The net present value of an investment divided by the investment's initial cost. Also called the profitability index.


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Net present value
Present value
Profitability index
 Related Terms
Accelerated cost recovery system
Accumulated benefit obligation
Acid test ratio
Agency cost view
All in cost
Appraisal ratio
Asset/equity ratio
Average cost of capital
Average price earning ratio
Bankruptcy cost view
Break even analysis cost volume profit analysis
Capital cost allowance
Cash flow coverage ratio
Cash ratio
Common equity ratio
Constant payout ratio dividend policy
Conversion ratio
Cost basis
Cost company arrangement
Cost of a new issue of common stock
Cost of capital
Cost of carry
Cost of common equity
Cost of debt
Cost of equity
Cost of funds
Cost of funds index
Cost of giving up a cash discount
Cost of goods sold
Cost of lease financing
Cost of limited partner capital
Cost of living adjustment
Cost of long term debt
Cost of new asset
Cost of preferred stock
Cost of retained earnings
Cost yield
Current pe ratio
Current ratio
Days' sales in inventory ratio
Death benefit
Debt equity ratio
Debt ratio
Debt service coverage ratio
Debt to capital ratio
Debt to equity ratio
Debt/equity ratio
Defined benefit plan
Dividend payout ratio
Dollar cost averaging
Earnings retention ratio
Equivalent annual benefit
Equivalent annual cost
Expense ratio
Financial ratio
Fixed asset turnover ratio
Fixed charge coverage ratio
Fixed cost
Flat benefit formula
Funding ratio
Gold/silver ratio
Hedge ratio delta
Income replacement ratio
Incremental cost of a new asset
Installation cost
Installed cost of new asset
Interest coverage ratio
Inventory turnover ratio
Lagging pe ratio
Leading pe ratio
Long term debt ratio
Long term debt to equity ratio
Low price earnings ratio effect
Margin of profit ratio
Marginal cost of capital
Marginal cost of capital schedule
Market book ratio
Market to book ratio
Net benefit to leverage factor
Net financing cost
Operating profit ratio
Opportunity cost
Opportunity cost of capital
P/e ratio
Payout ratio
Pe ratio
Pe ratio to eps growth
Pension benefit guaranty corporation
Plowback ratio
Preferred equity ratio
Price buy zone ratio
Price earnings ratio
Price to book ratio
Price to cash flow ratio
Price to earnings ratio
Price to sales ratio
Price/book ratio
Price/earnings p/e ratio
Price/sales ratio
Product cost
Projected benefit obligation
Projected pe ratio
Q ratio or tobin's q ratio
Quick acid test ratio
Quick asset ratio
Quick ratio
Ratio analysis
Ratio of exchange
Ratio of exchange in market price
Ratio spread
Ratio writes
Receivables turnover ratio
Replacement cost
Retention ratio
Reward to volatility ratio
Sharpe ratio
Shortage cost
Target dividend payout ratio
Target payout ratio
Times interest earned ratio
Total cost of inventory
Total debt to equity ratio
Trailing pe ratio
True interest cost
Unit benefit formula
Upside/downside ratio
Variable cost
Weighted average cost of capital
Working capital ratio
Yield ratio
Zero cost collar

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