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What is EVA®?

Economic Value Added® is a measure of economic profit.

Economic Value Added® is a measure of economic profit. Economic Value Added is calculated as the difference between the Net Operating Profit After Tax (NOPAT) and the opportunity cost of invested Capital. This opportunity cost is determined by multiplying the Weighted Average Cost of debt and equity Capital (WACC) and the amount of Capital employed. The formula for Economic Value Added® is EVA = NOPAT - WACC*Capital Alternatively, we can calculate Economic Value Added® by multiplying Capital by the difference between the Return on Capital (ROC) and the WACC. EVA = Capital*(ROC - WACC) The two formulas are strictly equivalent and allow us to view EVA from different perspectives.

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EVA® is much more than just a measure of profits.

Stern Value Management, ​​originally incorporated as Stern Stewart & Co., is an international management consulting firm. As the creators of Economic Value Added®, we specialize in many different areas of business, including: business strategy, wealth creation, finance, governance and strategic corporate planning.

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