Although it may be necessary, regulation demotivates cost efficiency and capital productivity. But there are other ways to measure a utility's…
Should publicly held, early stage biotechs issue more shares or partner with Big Pharma?
With the right brand-value metrics and framework, managements can allocate marketing resources to improve both short- and long-term value creation.
Long-term incentives often include an element based on "relative total shareholder return" that seems sound in principle, but doesn’t work in…
Even though it can make certain metrics look better, merely letting assets depreciate isn't enough to sustain growth.
Conducting financial analysis on zero and negative NPV investments is as important as doing it on positive NPV investments.
Buyback ROI, a tool first introduced on CFO.com, can be used by executives and investors to determine when buybacks are more likely to be successful.
Performance metrics related to improvement or growth demonstrate the most positive relationships to shareholder return.
To drive shareholder returns in health care, CFOs should stress financial policies that build financial flexibility rather than leverage.
Streamlined investment decision processes clarify the judgments required to make decisions and facilitate enhanced accountability.