[ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] The primary financial metric on which the board and management should focus is the growth of economic profit over time.
What does EP stand for?
EP stands for Economic Profit
This definition appears frequently and is found in the following Acronym Finder categories:
- Business, finance, etc.
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Samples in periodicals archive:
Analyzing the situation Felix Barber and Rainer Strack of the Boston Consulting Group devised a means of reformatting a traditional measure of economic profit to one that is meaningful for people-intensive businesses.
The taxpayer's objective must be to achieve an economic profit independent of tax considerations" (George Gianaris, TC Memo 1992-642).
Typically, a negotiated royalty rate will be lower than the projected total economic profit contribution from a patent to provide economic incentives for both licensor and licensee.
Those circumstances include: * the partners' relative contributions to the partnership; * the partners' interests in economic profits and losses (if different than their interests in taxable income or loss); * the partners' interests in cash flow and other distributions; and * the partners' rights to capital distributions upon liquidation.
If some form of economic profit is used (such as net income less the cost of capital--both debt and equity), is the formula appropriate in terms of the current cost of capital?