Ask price is a price a seller of a good is willing to accept for that particular good. In the context of stock trading on a stock exchange, the ask price is the lowest price a seller of a stock is willing to accept for a share of that given stock. For mutual funds, the asking price is the net asset value plus any sales charges.
Degree of Financial Leverage= Percentage Change in EPS Percentage Change in EBIT
Firm’s ability to use Fixed Operating Cost to magnify the effect of changes in Sales on its Earnings Before Interest and Tax Degree of Operating Leverage = Percentage Change in EBIT Percentage Change in Sales
An investment made in order to reduce the risk of adverse price movements in a security, by taking an offsetting position in a related security, such as an option or a short sale . A gain or loss in the cash position due to changes in price levels will be countered by changes in the value of a futures position. The hedger tries to fix the price at a certain level with the objective of ensuring certainty in the cost of production or revenue of sale.