investment appraisal


Accounting dictionary. 2014.

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  • strategic investment appraisal — Fin a method of investment appraisal which allows the inclusion of both financial and nonfinancial factors. Project benefits are appraised in terms of their contribution to the strategies of the organization, either by their financial… …   The ultimate business dictionary

  • strategic investment appraisal — An appraisal of an investment decision based on wider grounds than that provided by a purely financial appraisal. It is also necessary to evaluate possible long term strategic benefits and any intangible factors that may be relevant to the… …   Accounting dictionary

  • strategic investment appraisal — An appraisal of an investment decision based on wider grounds than that provided by a purely financial appraisal. It is also necessary to evaluate possible long term strategic benefits and any intangible factors that may be relevant to the… …   Big dictionary of business and management

  • capital investment appraisal — Fin the application of a set of methodologies (generally based on the discounting of projected cash flows) whose purpose is to give guidance to managers with respect to decisions as to how best to commit long term investment funds. See also… …   The ultimate business dictionary

  • capital investment appraisal — See: capital budgeting …   Accounting dictionary

  • Appraisal Ratio — A ratio used to measure the quality of a fund s investment picking ability. It compares the fund s alpha (or the adjusted return of the fund assuming the market return is zero) to the portfolio s unsystematic risk or residual standard deviation.… …   Investment dictionary

  • Appraisal Fraud — A form of mortgage fraud, whereby the value of a home is deliberately appraised above its market value. The overstated value obtained through Appraisal Fraud is commonly used to: Help a seller get a better price than the market would warrant Help …   Investment dictionary

  • Appraisal Approach — A procedure for determining an asset’s value. The appraisal approach values assets based on a number of factors, such as its cost, the income it generates or its fair market value as compared to similar assets. A different dollar value will …   Investment dictionary

  • Appraisal Capital — A form of accounting adjustment. Appraisal capital is created when the appraised value of a company s asset exceeds its book value. The difference between the two values is debited against the actual asset and then credited to an equity account… …   Investment dictionary

  • Appraisal Costs — A specific category of quality control costs. Companies pay appraisal costs as part of the quality control process to ensure that their products and services meet customer expectations and regulatory requirements. These costs could include… …   Investment dictionary

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