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Canadian Financial, Real Estate and Mortgage Glossary

Accounting Terms

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return on assets (ROA)Definition (Stock Market, Business, Finance, Management, Financial Derivatives) (Investments, Financial-banking)
A ratio that shows how profitable a company is when compared to its assets.
return on capital employed (ROCE)Acronym (Stock Market, Finance, Management, Financial Derivatives), Low Relevance
return on equity (ROE)Definition (Stock Market, Measurement, Business, Investment, Finance, Management, Financial Derivatives) (Investments, Financial-banking)
A ratio that shows how profitable a company is when compared to shareholder equity.
return on investment (ROI)Definition (Stock Market, Measurement, Finance, Investment, Management, Financial Derivatives) (Investments, Financial-banking), Very Important
The profit an investment generates, expressed as equity divided by cash flow.
return on investment capital (ROIC)Acronym (Measurement, Investment)
return on investment reporting (ROIR)Acronym (Measurement, Investment), Low Relevance
return on net capital employed (RONCE)Acronym (Management), Low Relevance
return on risk (ROR)Acronym (Investment)
return on risk-adjusted capital (RORAC)Acronym (Stock Market, Finance, Management, Financial Derivatives), Low Relevance
return on sales (ROS)Acronym (Stock Market, Finance, Management, Financial Derivatives), Low Relevance
return on technology investment (ROTI)Acronym (Business, Economics), Low Relevance
Financial analysis to track the total cost of ownership and returns of investing in technology.
risk-adjusted return on capital (RAROC)Acronym (Stock Market, Finance, Management, Financial Derivatives), Low Relevance
risk-benefit analysis (RBA)Acronym (Management), Low Relevance
save-as-you-earn (SAYE)Acronym (Management), Low Relevance
selective capital increase (SCI)Acronym (Management), Low Relevance
short-term capital gain (STCG)Definition (Taxes) (Investments, Financial-banking)
Your gain from the sale of a capital asset that you held for one year or less.
simple return on investment (SROI)Acronym (Measurement, Investment)
sinking fund rate of return (SFR)Acronym (Management), Low Relevance
small office / home office (SOHO)Definition (Business, Management), Important
An additional small room within a home often used as an office.
small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs)Abbreviation (Business, Management), Low Relevance
small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs)Definition (Business, Management) (Financial-banking)
Limits banks place on businesses to determine there size.
  ➥  A term widely used by the World Bank and the World Trade Organization (WTO).
small- and medium-sized industries (SMIs)Abbreviation (Business, Management), Low Relevance
State-Owned Enterprise (SOE)Acronym (Management), Low Relevance
Statement of Financial Performance (SFP)Acronym, Low Relevance
  ➥  Title given to a financial statement.
Statement of Recognised Income and Expense (SRIE)Acronym, Low Relevance
  ➥  Also referred to as Statement of Financial Performance (SFP).
Statement of Recommended Practice (SORP)Acronym (Management), Low Relevance
strategical business unit (SBU)Acronym (Management), Low Relevance
tangible fixed assets (TFA)Acronym (Finance), Low Relevance
tax-paid cost (TPC)Acronym (Management), Low Relevance
taxes (txs)Abbreviation (Property Listing, Classifieds) (Abbreviation), Low Relevance
technical efficiency index (TEI)Acronym (Management, Labour, Employment), Low Relevance
textbook long run incremental cost (TLRIC)Acronym (Management), Low Relevance
total accounts payable (TAP)Acronym, Low Relevance
total factor productivity (TFP)Acronym (Management), Low Relevance
total fixed assets (TFA)Acronym (Finance), Low Relevance
total primary energy requirements (TPER)Acronym (Management), Low Relevance
total quality control (TQC)Acronym (Management), Low Relevance
total quality management (TQM)Acronym (Management), Low Relevance
total rate-of-return (TROR, TRR)Acronym (Stock Market, Measurement, Finance, Investment, Financial Derivatives), Low Relevance
total return on investment (TROI)Acronym (Measurement, Investment), Low Relevance
transaction date (TRNSDATE)Definition (Banking) (Financial-banking)
The date that goods or services were purchased or the date the cash advance was made.
trigger price mechanism (TPM)Acronym (Management), Low Relevance
unit labour cost (ULC)Acronym (Management, Labour, Employment), Low Relevance
universal maintenance standards (UMS)Acronym (Management), Low Relevance
unrealized capital gains (UCG)Acronym (Taxes), Low Relevance
unrelated business income tax (UBIT)Acronym (Management), Low Relevance
year-to-date (YTD)Acronym (Statistics, Econometrics)
The period, no longer than twelve months, beginning at the start of a fiscal year up to the reported date.
zero-base budgeting (ZBB)Acronym (Management)
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