Common fundamental analysis terms

If you are going to delve into fundamental analysis you will more than likely come across a number of acronyms during your research.

Here is a handy list of some of the more common acronyms and what they mean:

EBIT

Earnings before interest and tax

EBITDA

Earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortisation

EBITDAR

Earnings before interest, tax, depreciation, amortisation and rent

PAT

Profit after tax

CROIC

Cash return on invested capital

ROIC

Return on invested capital

ROE

Return on equity

ROA

Return on assets

CROA

Cash return on assets