Financial Performance Analysis Tools

Worksheets and calculators are useful tools for interpreting financial data.

Financial Performance Measures
Use this worksheet to compute financial performance measures for your value-added business.  Interpreting Financial Performance Measures tells you what these measures mean for the financial health of your business.

Five-Year Trend for Financial Measures
Use this worksheet to record financial performance measures over a period of years. This will help you identify financial trends.

For more information on this topic, see the links listed below of articles posted on related Web sites.

Financial Performance Analysis Tools
  • Farmdoc – University of Illinois Extension -- Provides key ratio calculations and benchmarks for Illinois farms based on Sales, Age, Farm Type, Tenure and All Farms.
  • Financial Management and Analysis – Montana State University.


Links checked June 2019.