A current ratio of 1.5 to 1 is generally regarded as ideal for industrial companies, as of 2014. However, the merit of a current ratio varies by industry. Typically, a company wants a current ratio that is in line with t... More »

The five categories of financial ratios are liquidity (solvency), leverage (debt), asset efficiency (turnover), profitability and market ratios. These ratios measure the return earned on a company?s capital and the profi... More »

The earnings to price, or P/E ratio, is calculated by dividing a company's stock price by its earnings per share, notes About.com. The earnings per share, or EPS, is calculated by dividing the number of outstanding share... More »

The formula for unlevered beta is levered beta divided by the sum of one plus the product of the complement of the corporate tax rate times the company's debt to equity ratio. Unlevered beta gives the volatility of the c... More »

Asset utilization is a ratio used by business analysts to determine how well a company is using its available assets to generate a profit. Asset-utilization ratios are used to determine the profitability of everything fr... More »

To determine a debt-to-income ratio, a person divides the total of all monthly debt payments by monthly gross income, according to About.com. If the total debt is $1,500 and the total income is $4,000, for instance, the ... More »

According to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, a debt-to-income ratio of 36 percent and under is good. It is more difficult to get a loan approved when the ratio is over 43 percent, especially if the loan is for ... More »