Asset Turnover

Asset Turnover
The amount of sales generated for every dollar's worth of assets. It is calculated by dividing sales in dollars by assets in dollars.

Formula:
Asset Turnover


Also known as the Asset Turnover Ratio.

Asset turnover measures a firm's efficiency at using its assets in generating sales or revenue - the higher the number the better. It also indicates pricing strategy: companies with low profit margins tend to have high asset turnover, while those with high profit margins have low asset turnover.


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