ACCOUNTING TERMS - ACCOUNTING DICTIONARY - ACCOUNTING GLOSSARY
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BENEFICIAL OWNER Definition
BENEFICIAL OWNER is the person who enjoys the benefits of ownership even though title is in another name (often used in risk arbitrage).
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PREDICTOR RATIOS: Most ratios are descriptive in nature; that is, they describe the firm as it is now. As you might expect, Predictor Ratios provide suggestions about likely future conditions for the firm. VentureLine provides two industry standard Predictor Ratios:
- Altman Z-Score - a valid predictor or bankruptcy, and,
- Sustainable Growth Rate - shows the degree to which a concern can grow using their retained earnings to fund growth.
EQUITY FUNDING see EQUITY CAPITAL.