Executive Briefings

Wall Street Keeps Eye On Inventory Turns, Accounts Payable

Tom Parro, founder and CEO of Merck Capital, a private equity firm, explains why he believes that inventory turns and accounts payable are the most important metrics for helping investors determine how well a company is performing. It all comes down to liquidity, he says, and these metrics indicate a company's ability to free-up working capital and strengthen borrowing power. [Run Time (Min:) 12:18]


Tom Parro, founder and CEO of Merck Capital, a private equity firm, explains why he believes that inventory turns and accounts payable are the most important metrics for helping investors determine how well a company is performing. It all comes down to liquidity, he says, and these metrics indicate a company's ability to free-up working capital and strengthen borrowing power. [Run Time (Min:) 12:18]