wskaźnik Altmana

English translation: The Altman Z-score

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Polish term or phrase:wskaźnik Altmana
English translation:The Altman Z-score
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19:38 Aug 27, 2014
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Science - Economics
Polish term or phrase: wskaźnik Altmana
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The Altman Z-score
Explanation:
The Altman Z-score
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Definition of 'Altman Z-Score'

The output of a credit-strength test that gauges a publicly traded manufacturing company's likelihood of bankruptcy. The Altman Z-score, is based on five financial ratios that can be calculated from data found on a company's annual 10K report. The Altman Z-score is calculated as follows:

Z-Score = 1.2A + 1.4B + 3.3C + 0.6D + 1.0E

Where:

A = Working Capital/Total Assets
B = Retained Earnings/Total Assets
C = Earnings Before Interest & Tax/Total Assets
D = Market Value of Equity/Total Liabilities
E = Sales/Total Assets

A score below 1.8 means the company is probably headed for bankruptcy, while companies with scores above 3.0 are not likely to go bankrupt. The lower/higher the score, the lower/higher the likelihood of bankruptcy.
http://www.investopedia.com/terms/a/altman.asp

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The Altman Z-score


Explanation:
The Altman Z-score
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Definition of 'Altman Z-Score'

The output of a credit-strength test that gauges a publicly traded manufacturing company's likelihood of bankruptcy. The Altman Z-score, is based on five financial ratios that can be calculated from data found on a company's annual 10K report. The Altman Z-score is calculated as follows:

Z-Score = 1.2A + 1.4B + 3.3C + 0.6D + 1.0E

Where:

A = Working Capital/Total Assets
B = Retained Earnings/Total Assets
C = Earnings Before Interest & Tax/Total Assets
D = Market Value of Equity/Total Liabilities
E = Sales/Total Assets

A score below 1.8 means the company is probably headed for bankruptcy, while companies with scores above 3.0 are not likely to go bankrupt. The lower/higher the score, the lower/higher the likelihood of bankruptcy.
http://www.investopedia.com/terms/a/altman.asp

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Note added at 7 mins (2014-08-27 19:46:33 GMT)
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http://www.investinganswers.com/financial-dictionary/financi...
http://mfiles.pl/pl/index.php/Wskaźnik_Altmana

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agree  Monika Wojewoda
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  -> Dzięki, hej

agree  ModTranslator
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