Retired Indices

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The following list is a list of indices that have been retired from SONAR. STOCK STOCK52HI STOCK52LO STOCKPRIOR FUT FWD CAPEXTA CASH CASHCHG CFFIN CFINV CFOPS DIV DIVYLD EBITDA ENTVAL FCF GPM INTCOV MKTCAP NDEBITDA NI NPM OPM PAYOUT PBOOK PE PEFWD PFCF PSALE REV REVPE ROA ROE ROIC TA TANBV TAT TD TDCLO TDTA SIGNAL RCLG RCLCG RCLCH RCLGPT … Read More

Revenue per employee (REVPE)

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What is it? A company’s revenue divided by total employees, measured in thousands of dollars of revenue per employee. Who is interested? The financial community and investors. What does it tell me? Revenue per employee measures how efficient a company is in terms of generating revenue with its employee base, the higher the figure the better.

Railcar Leasing Prices (RCLCG)

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What is it? The long-term lease cost of the following railcar types expressed as a rate per railcar-month. Railcar Type Ticker Description Coal Gondola RCLCG.USA Designed to ship heavy bulk commodities such as coal where unloading is either manual or via a rotary dumper. Coal Hopper RCLCH.USA Designed to handle heavy dry bulk commodities that are not affected by weather … Read More

52 Week High (STOCK52HI)

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What is it? The highest price a company’s stock price has traded at in the last twelve months. Who is interested? The financial community and investors. What does it tell me? Investors use a company’s 52 week high to determine its peak for the year and to assess how much upside potential there could be for the stock. A 52 … Read More

Market Capitalization (MKTCAP)

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What is it? Market capitalization refers to the total dollar market value of a company’s equity. Commonly referred to as “market cap,” it is calculated by multiplying a company’s shares outstanding by the current market price of one share. Who is interested? The financial community and investors. What does it tell me? The investment community uses this figure to determine … Read More

52 Week Low (STOCK52LO)

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What is it? The lowest price a company’s stock price has traded at in the last twelve months. Who is interested? The financial community and investors. What does it tell me? Investors use a company’s 52 week low to determine its trough for the year and to assess how much downside potential there could be for the stock. A 52 … Read More

Net Debt over EBITDA (NDEBITDA)

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What is it? The net debt over EBITDA (earnings before interest depreciation and amortization) ratio is a measurement of leverage, calculated as a company’s interest-bearing liabilities minus cash or cash equivalents, divided by its EBITDA. If a company has more cash than debt, the ratio can be negative. Who is interested? The financial community and investors. What does it tell … Read More

Stock Price (STOCK)

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What is it? A company’s stock price is defined as its equity market capitalization divided by total diluted shares outstanding. Who is interested? The financial community and investors. What does it tell me? The stock price measures the dollar amount that investors need to pay to purchase one share of common equity in the company.

Capital Expenditure (CAPEX)

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What is it? Capital expenditures, commonly known as CapEx, are funds used by a company to acquire, upgrade, and maintain physical assets such as property, buildings, an industrial plant, technology, or equipment. CapEx is any type of expense that a company capitalizes, or shows on its balance sheet as an investment, rather than on its income statement as an expenditure. … Read More

Net Income (NI)

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What is it? Net income is equal to net earnings (profit) calculated as sales less cost of goods sold, selling, general and administrative expenses, operating expenses, depreciation, interest, taxes and other expenses. Net income is the “bottom line” of a company’s income statement. Who is interested? The financial community and investors. What does it tell me? This number appears on … Read More

Stock Price Previous Close (STOCKPRIOR)

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What is it? The closing price of a company’s stock for the prior trading day. Who is interested? The financial community and investors. What does it tell me? The closing price of a company’s stock for the prior trading day.

Net Profit Margin (NPM)

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What is it? The net profit margin is equal to net income divided by revenue expressed as a percentage. Who is interested? The financial community and investors. What does it tell me? The net profit margin illustrates how much of each dollar in revenue collected by a company translates into profit.

Tangible Book Value (TANBV)

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What is it? The price-to-tangible book ratio compares a firm’s market value to tangible book value by dividing the price per share by tangible book value per share (TBVPS). Tangible book value is calculated as total assets minus intangible assets (patents, goodwill) minus liabilities. Who is interested? The financial community and investors. What does it tell me? This is a … Read More

Cash and Cash Equivalents (CASH)

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What is it? Cash and cash equivalents refer to the line item on the balance sheet that reports the value of a company’s assets that are cash or can be converted into cash immediately. These include bank accounts, marketable securities, commercial paper, Treasury bills and short-term government bonds with a maturity date of three months or less. Marketable securities and … Read More

Operating Profit Margin (OPM)

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What is it? The operating margin measures how much profit a company makes on a dollar of sales, after paying for variable costs of production, such as wages and raw materials, but before paying interest or tax. It is calculated by dividing a company’s operating profit by its net sales expressed as a percentage. Who is interested? The financial community … Read More

Total Asset Turnover (TAT)

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What is it? The asset turnover ratio measures the value of a company’s sales or revenues relative to the value of its assets. The asset turnover ratio can be used as an indicator of the efficiency with which a company is using its assets to generate revenue. Total asset turnover is calculated as total sales divided by average total assets … Read More

Cash flow from Financing (CFFIN)

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What is it? Cash flow from financing activities (CFF) is a section of a company’s cash flow statement which shows the net flows of cash that are used to fund the company. Financing activities include transactions involving debt, equity, and dividends. Who is interested? The financial community and investors. What does it tell me? Cash flow from financing activities provides … Read More

Payout Ratio (PAYOUT)

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What is it? The dividend payout ratio is the ratio of the total amount of dividends paid out to shareholders relative to the net income of the company. It is the percentage of earnings paid to shareholders in dividends. The amount that is not paid to shareholders is retained by the company to pay off debt or to reinvest in … Read More

Total Assets (TA)

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What is it? The sum of a company’s current assets and non-current assets. Current assets are assets used in the short-term. Current assets on the balance sheet contain all of the assets that are likely to be converted into cash within one year. Companies rely on their current assets to fund ongoing operations and to pay current expenses. Current assets … Read More