# Ratio

Business / Finance / Ratio: A comparison of financial statement elements in the form of a quotient. Ratios such as the price/earnings ratio, return on assets, and quick ratio are often used for analyzing financial statements.

## Other Words for Ratio

Ratio Adverb Synonyms: proportion, relationship, correlation, correspondence
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### Restoration

Health / Dentistry / Restoration: Any material or devise used to replace lost tooth structure (filling, crown) or to replace a lost tooth or teeth (bridge, dentures, complete or partial). MORE

### Loan Ratio

Business / Debt / Loan Ratio: The ratio, expressed as a percentage, of the amount of a loan to the value or selling price of real property. Usually, the higher the percentage, the greater the interest charged. Maximum percentages MORE

### Turnover Ratio

Business / Taxes / Turnover Ratio: A mutual fund's turnover ratio measures the percentage of holdings that the fund sells, or turns over, in a year. For example, if a stock fund manager has a portfolio of 100 stocks at the beginning of MORE

### Hog-Corn Ratio (Corn-Hog Ratio)

Business / Agriculture / Hog-Corn Ratio (Corn-Hog Ratio): Number of bushels of corn equal in value to 100 pounds of live hogs (feed ratio). Put another way, the price of hogs, per hundredweight, divided by the price of corn per bushel. Since corn is a major MORE

### Consideration

Business / Human Resources (HR) / Consideration: A benefit or other item of value given to an individual who is asked to sign an employment contract or agreement (i.e., release agreement) that is above and beyond what the individual would have been MORE

### Rational Expectations

Business / Finance / Rational Expectations: The idea that people rationally anticipate the future and respond today to what they see ahead. This concept was pioneered by Nobel Laureate, Robert E. Lucas, Jr. MORE