Appraisal and Monitoring through Ratios

Hrishikes Bhattacharya

in Banking Strategy, Credit Appraisal, and Lending Decisions

Second edition

Published in print October 2011 | ISBN: 9780198074106
Published online September 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780199080861 | DOI:
Appraisal and Monitoring through Ratios

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This chapter discusses the importance of ratio analysis in appraisal and monitoring. A manger could use the information contained in a ratio for purposes of controlling and monitoring, a banker, for securing funds, and a shareholder for ensuring his yield. Interpretation of ratios thus vary depending upon the relative purposes and goals. This chapter discusses various ratios used in operational, financial, and debt service management.

Keywords: ratio analysis; debt service; credit; contingent liabilities; budgetary standards

Chapter.  14570 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Financial Markets

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