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## What do you mean by investment criterion?

Investment criterion means **the criteria or the guidelines according to which the Planning Authority distributes the total amount of the community’s investible funds into different channels**. The main problem is to distribute the investible funds in the different sectors of the economy.

## What are the major investment criteria?

**The process of selecting what stocks to invest in can be simplified by using five basic evaluative criteria.**

- Good current and projected profitability. …
- Favorable asset utilization. …
- Conservative capital structure. …
- Earnings momentum. …
- Intrinsic value (rather than market value).

## What are the investment evaluation criteria?

Of these criteria, the discussion in this chapter will be restricted to the most common criteria, that is, the **payback period, return on investment, equivalent annual charge, net present value, profitability index, internal rate of return, the benefit-cost ratio and the modified internal rate of return.**

## Which is the best criterion for evaluating investment projects?

Evaluate investment opportunities using **net present value** and describe why net present value provides the best measure for evaluating investments. 3. Use the profitability index, internal rate of return, and payback criteria to evaluate investment opportunities.

## What are the 4 types of investments?

**There are four main investment types, or asset classes, that you can choose from, each with distinct characteristics, risks and benefits.**

- Growth investments. …
- Shares. …
- Property. …
- Defensive investments. …
- Cash. …
- Fixed interest.

## What is financing decision give an example?

A firm has to decide the method of funding by assessing its financial situation and the characteristics of the source of finance. For example, interest on borrowed funds have to be paid whether or not a firm has made a profit. Likewise, borrowed funds have to be repaid at a fixed time.

## What are the criteria to judge the worthwhile of capital projects?

A project is considered worthwhile if **the benefit cost ratio is more than 1** and not worthwhile if the benefit cost ratio is less than 1. The internal rate of return (IRR) of a project is the discount rate which makes its NPV equal to zero.

## What is the most important criteria in capital budgeting?

**Net Present Value** is the most important tool in capital budgeting decision making. It projects the financial value of the project for the company. Net Present Value is the discounted value of all cash flows. It is considered to be the best single criterion.

## How do you evaluate investments?

Widely used methods of investment analysis are **payback period**, internal rate of return and net present value. Each provides some measure of the estimated return on an investment based on various assumptions and investment horizons. When a future investment is examined we compare its cost vs its revenue.

## What are the techniques of capital budgeting?

There are several capital budgeting analysis methods that can be used to determine the economic feasibility of a capital investment. They include **the Payback Period, Discounted Payment Period, Net Present Value, Proﬁtability Index, Internal Rate of Return, and Modiﬁed Internal Rate of Return**.