Economic Value Added (EVA) Analytical Essay by CalDR

Economic Value Added (EVA)
A look at Economic Value Added (EVA) accounting practice.
# 29757 | 1,077 words | 4 sources | MLA | 2002 | US
Published on Aug 07, 2003 in Economics (General) , Accounting (General)

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This paper discusses how Economic Value Added (EVA) is not a new concept in economics and financial theory and is based on the 19th century concept of "economic profit", it has only been widely adopted recently by business firms as an accounting practice. It describes what EVA is and looks at its pros and cons from the point of view of the company adopting the practice and the investors. It also examines how EVA differs from some other emerging accounting practices and the major issues relating to EVA as compared to other commonly used accounting principles. Finally, the possible problems and opportunities that a company adopting EVA principles can face are analyzed.

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