Common Financial Metrics Used in Organizations


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Which of the following financial metrics calculates the feasibility of a project by solving for the discount rate that results in a net present value of 0?

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1. Which financial metric calculates the annual percentage return on an investment?

2. Which financial metric measures the percentage of revenue that is actually profit?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

A variety of financial metrics are used to assess the monetary health and stability of organizations. The quiz asks you to identify these different types of measurements based on descriptions.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

During the quiz you will:

  • Name the metric that uses the discount rate to determine the feasibility of a project
  • Identify the metric obtained by calculating an annual percentage return on an investment
  • Choose the term for the percentage of revenue that counts as profit
  • Select the metric that involves account staffing and recruitment costs
  • Calculate net profit margin

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to match descriptions of financial metrics to their proper names
  • Problem solving - utilize your understanding to solve a problem about net profit margin
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you pull the most essential information from the lesson on financial metrics

Additional Learning

Discover more about this subject by viewing the lesson named Common Financial Metrics Used in Organizations. The lesson teaches you:

  • The purpose of financial metrics
  • Formulas for commonly used financial measures
  • Why each financial metric is important