Financial ratios & analysis software for printing and packaging businesses.
Now Available the 2022/23 Financial Ratios Study
FREE to all Survey Participants guides you through the process of entering your financial statement, balance sheet, and other information into the easy-to-use online forms. You can enter multiple years of financial data to examine the current performance of your company in comparison to past years.

The system performs a detail analysis of your data and generates comprehensive company-specific Financial Ratios & Best Practices Reports. The reports contain over 100 ratios, benchmarks, key performance indicators, and metrics about your companyís financial condition, areas that need attention, a weighted score of how your ratio compares to the median of all participants and the industry profit leaders, and advice for improving your profitability.

Financial Ratios Advisor provides a more detail analysis of your financials and business practices than what you would receive from any CPA or financial consultant; and for thousands of dollars less!

Over 100 financial ratios and benchmarks

Many business owners look at gross sales or net income on a regular basis, but those figures can only tell you so much. helps you read between the lines, providing insight from seemingly insignificant numbers. It empowers you to monitor, analyze and optimize virtually every financial aspect of your business including:

  • Profitability Ratios
  • Operations Ratios
  • Materials and Outside Services Ratios
  • Click Charges Ratios
  • Factory Payroll and Expenses Ratios
  • Administrative Payroll Ratios
  • Administrative Expenses Ratios
  • Sales Payroll and Commissions Ratios
  • Gross Profit Ratios
  • Net Profit Ratios
  • Cash Flow Ratios
  • Interest Expense Ratios
  • Value Added Ratios
  • Balance Sheet Ratios
  • Current Assets Ratios
  • Fixed Assets Ratios
  • Depreciation Ratios
  • Liabilities & Equity Ratios
  • Accounts Receivable Ratios
  • Current Ratios
  • Quick Ratios (Acid Test Ratio)
  • Cash Asset Ratios
  • Days Cash For Operating Expenses Ratios
  • Days Sales Outstanding (DSO) Ratios
  • Return on Net Assets (RONA) Ratios
  • Paper, Paperboard, and Substrates Ratios
  • Inventory Turnover Ratios
  • Employee Staffing Benchmarks
  • Sales per Employee Benchmarks
  • Profit per Employee Benchmarks
  • Estimates Benchmarks
  • Quote Win/Loss Ratios
  • Orders Benchmarks
  • Spoilage Benchmarks
  • Training Benchmarks
  • Purchasing Practices
  • Inventory Management Practices
  • Accounts Payables Practices
  • Job Costing Practices
  • Invoicing Practices
  • Accounts Receivables Practices
  • and many moreÖ
Income Statement Ratios

Ratios are created for every line item of your income statement, as a % of Sales and % of Value Added.

  • Compare your firmís income statement ratios against prior years.
  • Paper, paperboard, plastic, substrates, and other materials ratios
  • The cost of click charges for digital printing or copying devices ratios
  • Factory and selling, general & administrative (SG&A) payroll, benefits & taxes ratios
  • Gross and net profit ratios
  • Earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation, and amortization (EBITDA) ratios
  • and many moreÖ
Report On Operations Summary
Select The Companies You Want to Compare With

You can broaden or narrow down the list of participants you want to compare your ratios with. Compare yourself to other commercial printers, quick printers, label printers, companies with web offset presses, companies in your region, and many other possibilities.

Geographic region
  • Type of companies
  • Geographic region
  • Net sales
  • Accounts Payables Practices
  • Market Segment
  • Production processes or equipment
Ratios Reports

Ratios Reports
Compare Your Financial Performance Across Multiple Years
  • Enter income statements, balance sheets, and other financial information for multiple periods
  • Compare your financial performance, ratios, and benchmarks across multiple years
  • Identify trends in your companyís financial performance over the years
  • Helps you predict the direction of future financial performance
  • Proactively recognize and correct potential financial issues
Balance Sheet Ratios
Balance Sheet Ratios

Ratios are created for every line item of your balance sheet.

  • Compare your firmís balance sheet ratios against prior years.
  • Cash, accounts receivable, inventory, work in process, marketable securities, and other current assets ratios.
  • Factory machinery & equipment, furniture and fixtures, vehicles, real estate, and other fixed assets ratios.
  • Notes payable, mortgages, balances owed to creditors, accrued expenses, federal and state income taxes, and other liabilities ratios.
  • Shareholders' & proprietors' equity, capital and retained earnings, treasury stock, and other equity ratios.
Balance Sheet Ratios
Liquidity & Activity Ratios

Benchmark's your firmís liquidity & activity ratios. Liquidity ratios show your companyís ability to turn assets into cash quickly. While activity ratios show how efficiently your company is leveraging the assets to generate revenues and cash.

  • Current Ratio
  • Quick Ratio (Acid Test Ratio)
  • Cash Ratios
  • Days Sales Outstanding (DSO)
  • Return on Net Assets (RONA)
  • Inventory Turnover, and other Ratios
  • and many more..
Detail Explanations and Advice

Every ratio and benchmark provide a detail explanation including:

  • The formula used to calculate each ratio
  • The purpose of the ratios and benchmark
  • What it means to your company
  • Advice on how you can improve your business in the area
Easy to Use
  • The intuitive user interface makes it easy for virtually anyone to use.
  • The online survey form is short and simple, and steps you through the setup.
  • Donít have all the answers? You can exit the form without losing your entries and return later.
  • The form automatically checks your answers for problems as you enter your data.
  • Online Help is specific to each screen and entry, reducing the time to find the answers to your questions.
  • Reports are easy to read and includes a detail explanation of each ratio.
Benchmark Your Labor Force

One of the most analytical and manageable areas of the ratios are those computed in the employee profile section. Employee ratios offer the best common denominator that can be easily managed to produce higher profits.

  • Number of Factory Employees
  • Number of Administrative Employees
  • Number of Sales Employees
  • Sales per Employee
  • Sales per Factory Employee
  • Payroll per Employee
  • Payroll per Factory Employee
  • Payroll per Administrative Employee
  • Payroll per Sales Employee
  • Estimates Per Estimating Employee
  • Orders Per Order Entry Employee
  • Employee Training Investment Cost Per Employee
Employee Benchmarks
Best Practices benchmarks your business practices against industry accepted best practices. Best business practices are techniques, methods, processes, procedures, or systems that have proven successful by industry leaders and experts. Embracing best practices will help your organization reduce costs and become more efficient in administrative processes, ultimately leading to higher profit margins.

  • Purchasing Practices
  • Inventory Management Practices
  • Inventory Valuation Practices
  • Accounts Payables Practices
  • Job Costing Practices
  • Invoicing Practices
  • Cash On Delivery (COD) Practices
  • Accounts Receivables Practices
  • Collections Practices
Employee Benchmarks
Secure, Protected, and Confidential
  • Profectus takes data security and the privacy of your information very seriously.
  • Financial Ratios Advisor is built with industry-standard security practices and employs strict policies to protect your data.
  • Your information is held in strict confidentiality and is protected and secure using the highest levels of security.
  • Password Strength Standards are used as a first line of defense against unauthorized access to your account.
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In the Cloud
  • Financial Ratios Advisor is a web-based application that runs in the Cloud.
  • Financial Ratios Advisor can be accessed from anywhere, anytime including your office, home, accountant's office, or favorite coffee house.
  • There's no software to install, no downloads, and you automatically receive the latest enhancements at no extra cost.
  • You can use a PC, MAC, notebook, iPad, or tablet with internet access and a compatible browser. (Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Apple Safari)
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