A Durable Competitive Advantage Company tends to have a lower depreciation cost than a company that is in a highly competitive market.
The simple rule for a D.C.A business is, If looking at an expense that eats into the company gross profit,
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Depreciation is the true cost of using your asset to do business.
All assets have a useful life. Assets eventually must be replaced or up dated. This cost can only come from the cash flow of the business.
Depreciation although a calculated number must always be taken seriously as a cost to operate the business.
Depreciation is calculated using the cost of the asset divided by the assets useful life spread over the period of life. A cost allocated against the income created for each year.
- Rent being the cost of using someone else’s asset.
- Interest being the cost of using some else’s money
- Depreciation being the true cost of using your asset.
The True Cost Of Using Your Asset