Factor space 


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Factor spaceA graph in which the axes measure quantities of factors.Similar MatchesEarnings factorEarnings factorThis is a theoretical earnings figure that is used for working out state pensions or guaranteed minimum pensions. Present value factorPresent value factorFactor used to calculate an estimate of the present value of an amount to be received in a future period. If the opportunity cost of funds is 10% over next year, the factor is [1/(1 + 0.10)]. Common factorCommon factorAn element of return that influences many assets. According to multiple factor risk models, the common factors determine correlations between asset returns. Common factors include size (often measured by market capitalization), valuation measures such as price to book value ratio and dividend yield, industries and risk indices. FactoringFactoringA company which is owed money by trade debtors faces the risk of slow payment or default on those debts, which can put strain on its cash flow. One of the ways it can mitigate this danger is by 'factoring' them.Special companies exist (factors) which will pay the company a high proportion of the amount it is owed, in return for the right to collect the debts from the debtors. The company gets a high percentage of the amount it is owed direct from the factor. The factors chase the money and keep the difference. Factor costFactor costThe cost of the factors used in production. The term is used especially when the value of economic activity in a sector or an economy can be measured or valued either at "factor cost," adding up payments to factors, or at "market value," adding up revenues from goods sold. Further SuggestionsFactor proportionsFactor portfolio International factor movement Factor Price Equalization Theorem Factor analysis Total factor productivity Factor content pattern of trade Factorprice space Factor movement Factor mobility Direct factor content Reported factor Risk factor One factor APT V Vacancy Factor Factor content Abundant factor Factor intensity uniformity Factor intensity reversal Factor augmenting price earnings growth factor Factorusing Scarce factor Factor of production Factor accumulation 
