By: andreas ioannides
TABLE OF CONTENTS. INTRODUCTION. PROCEDURE. FINDINGS.
1.0 INVESTMENT RATIOS - MEASURES OF EFFICIENCY. 1.1 Earnings
per Share. 1.2 P/E Ratio or Price / Earnings Ratio 1.3 Dividend Yield. 1.4
Dividend Cover. 2.0 PRIMARY OPERATING RATIOS - MEASURES OF
EFFICIENCY. 2.1 Return on Capital Employed 2.2 Debtors Turnover Ratio
2.3 Creditors Turnover Ratio 2.4 Return on Shareholders' Fund 3.0
PRIMARY FINANCIAL RATIOS - GEARING AND LIQUITY. 3.1
Gearing Ratio 3.2 Liquidity Ratio 3.2.1 Current Ratio 3.2.2 Quick or Acid Ratio
4.0 CASH FLOW CONCLUSION RECOMMENDATIONS APPENDICES
BIBLIOGRAPHY - REFERENCES INTRODUCTION It can be suggested
that accounting consists of identifying, measuring and communicating business
information to facilitate judgements and decision making for the further future.
This specific report is pointed at investigate National Grid Group Plc's report
and accounts in order to decide whether someone should invest or not in this
company. Someone, who is able to analyse this company, must have its Annual
Report for at least two years, which will help the person, because it contains
basic components like the Profit and Loss Account, the Balance Sheet, the
Cash Flow Statement and the Director's Report. PROCEDURE In order to
guide you to understand about this specific company, I have used the Annual
Review by following some steps: 1) To summarise the size, the structure and
the profit of the company I have first check the balance sheet and the profit... [continues]
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