ACTIVITY RATIO Definition

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ACTIVITY RATIO is any accounting ratio that measures a firms ability to convert different accounts within their balance sheets into cash or sales.

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PREFERRED STOCK, usually, non-voting capital stock that pays dividends at a specified rate and has preference over common stock in the payment of dividends and the liquidation of assets. A firm with a distinct sustainable competitive advantage is one that does not have preferred stock.

CARRYING VALUE, also known as "book value", it is a companys total assets minus intangible assets and liabilities, such as debt.

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