CASH FLOW PER SHARE is a good measure of a firm's financial strength. Analysts put more weight on cash flow per share than earnings per share because EPS is more easily manipulated, its reliability can at times be questionable. Cash is almost impossible to falsify, i.e. you either have cash or you don't. Cash flow per share is a useful measure for the strength of a firm and the sustainability of its business model. The formula:
BURDEN RATE, when referring to personnel burden, is the sum of employer costs over and above salaries (including employer taxes, benefits, etc.). When referring to factory or manufacturing see OVERHEAD.
MERCHANT BANK is a specialized bank that offers investment services, corporate advice, trade and project finance, exchange rate dealing, etc to their clients worldwide. Sometimes also acts as an issuing bank for stocks and bonds, and can also advise companies involved in mergers.
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