TIME VALUE OF MONEY is the idea that a dollar today is worth more than a dollar in the future, because the dollar received today can earn interest up until the time the future dollar is received.
DEPRECIATION RESERVE in the process of allocating the cost of a fixed asset over its effective service life in a systematic and rational manner (depreciation schedule), the value of each depreciable asset is reduced by its depreciation amount. To match this, the depreciation amounts are added to a "depreciation reserve" in the long-term liabilities.
RETURN ON STOCKHOLDERS EQUITY is a measure of how profitably the company is utilizing shareholders funds. It is calculated: profit after tax + total stockholders equity. Also called RETURN ON NET WORTH.
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