In our article Has GM Earned A Bailout? and many others , we incorporate the use of AFG's Economic Margin because of it's powerful insights on measuring shareholder value and calculating intrinsic values. As the demand for AFG's unique valuation and corporate performance insights has grown globally, so has the research.
Economic Margin (EM) EM = (Cash Flow - Capital Charge)/ Productive Capital. In simple terms, EM seeks to measure the ability for a company to make money in excess of a risk-adjusted cost of capital. A positive EM means a firm is earning a profit above their cost of capital while a negative EM indicates a firm is earning less than their cost of capital.
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