Advanced English Dialogue for Business – Net tangible assets per share

Listen to a Business English Dialogue About Net tangible assets per share

Benjamin: Elise, do you know what net tangible assets per share means in finance?

Elise: Yes, Benjamin. It refers to a company’s total tangible assets minus its liabilities, divided by the number of outstanding shares.

Benjamin: That’s correct. It’s a measure of a company’s value per share based on its tangible assets, excluding intangible assets like patents or goodwill.

Elise: Exactly. Investors often use net tangible assets per share to assess a company’s financial health and its ability to cover its liabilities with tangible assets.

Benjamin: Right. A higher net tangible assets per share ratio indicates that a company has more tangible assets to support its stock price, which can be reassuring for investors.

Elise: Indeed. However, it’s important to consider other factors alongside this ratio to get a comprehensive view of a company’s financial strength and performance.

Benjamin: Absolutely. Analyzing a company’s balance sheet and overall business operations can provide valuable insights beyond just its net tangible assets per share.

Elise: Wise advice, Benjamin. Investors should always conduct thorough research before making investment decisions based solely on one financial metric.

Benjamin: Agreed, Elise. Having a well-rounded understanding of a company’s financial position is crucial for making informed investment choices.

Elise: Thank you for the enlightening discussion, Benjamin.

Benjamin: You’re welcome, Elise. It’s always a pleasure exchanging ideas about finance with you.