Ratio Analysis Research Guide

General ratio information and where to find ratios.

Online Resources

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EZ database - off campus access using 8-digit SMU ID & password

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In Business Library only database

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Ratio Information

Common ratios included in ratio analysis are quick ratio, current ratio, earnings per share ratio, debt to equity ratio, and price-earnings ratio. To find out more information about these ratios or ratio analysis consult a financial dictionary or glossary, such as the resources listed below.

Print Resources

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