Essays Tagged: "Return on assets"

Financial measures for General Electric

about what the company¹s future decisions should be. For example, if we combine MIEC with the return on assets,7 we can see that the return on assets is higher for the service industry than it i ... be to increase the ratio by spending more money on the service industry. On the other hand, if the return on assets is lower for the service industry than it is for the manufacturing segment, then we ...

(16 pages) 428 0 5.0 Nov/1996

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies > Computer and Electronics Companies

Financial measures

about what the company¹s future decisions should be. For example, if we combine MIEC with the return on assets,7 we can see that the return on assets is higher for the service industry than it i ... be to increase the ratio by spending more money on the service industry. On the other hand, if the return on assets is lower for the service industry than it is for the manufacturing segment, then we ...

(16 pages) 207 0 3.0 Nov/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

Comparing Profitability: Companies: NFX, KMG and Burlington Using ROA, ROE and other ratios to compare profitability of these three companies.

Comparing Profitability:Companies: NFX, KMG and Burlington1) The rate of return on asset (ROA) calculates a firm's effective autonomous use of an asset to generate earnings ... 2002, KMG had $828 million in asset impairment income. If you add the impairment back to net income returns the profit margin will move from -13% to a positive number. KMG's gain on a sale of discount ...

(4 pages) 124 1 5.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Business studies

= $ 500 000 - 200 000 X 10050 000= 60:1v) Net Profit Ratio = $ 50 000 X 100500 000= 10:1vi) ong>Returnong> on Assets = $ 50 000100 000= 50:1[B]i) Balance Sheet - See Over Pageii)iii)[C]i) ...

(1 pages) 448 4 1.8 Mar/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Accounting

Riordan Manufacturing Simulation Assignment.

fiscal years 2003 and 2002, I was able to successfully conduct a Du Pont analysis and determine the ong>Returnong> on Equity for both years.The initial step involved focusing on the the Du Pont system of anal ... he asset turnover of 1.218. The profit margin and asset turnover was then multiplied to give us the return on assets figure of .069. Also, by dividing the total debt of $14158976 with the total assets ...

(2 pages) 277 0 1.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Finanical Ratio Analysis Report- Pfizer

, and Zoloft.Financial Ratios for Pfizer, Inc. from Mergent Online2004 2003 2002Profitability Ratiosong>Returnong> on Equity % 16.6 2.51 46.02ong>Returnong> on Assets % 9.16 1.4 19.81ong>Returnong> on Investment 181.71 90.51 ... 5.2The meaning of these ratios is as follows.Profitability ratios focus on the earnings of a firm. ong>Returnong> on equity is a measure of the return on shareholder's equity. ong>Returnong> on assets measures profi ...

(8 pages) 296 0 5.0 Jul/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

Springfield National Bank Case Analysis

ncial performance. The relevant ratios are as seen in Exhibit A. Its financial ratios show that its return on assets and return on equity are both increasing. This shows that Dawson has been continuou ...

(2 pages) 71 1 3.0 Sep/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Accounting

Best Buy vs. Radio Shack, inventory turnover vs. profitability

Buy has better overall financial performance than Radio Shack. Even though Radio Shack has a better return on assets Best Buy dominates the market with its size, strength and credibility. The rapid gr ...

(1 pages) 76 0 3.9 Nov/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies > Computer and Electronics Companies

Riordan Financial status and analysis

t to facilitate operations. While it generated a positive net profit in 2005, its profit margin and return on assets are lower than that of other businesses within its industry--this suggests that Rio ... operating profit, and net profit have increase from the previous fiscal year, its profit margin and return on assets have shown lackluster performance--this shows that the company's profitability leav ...

(4 pages) 281 0 4.5 Dec/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies > E-commerce

Accounting information for decision making

whom seek basic understanding and usage of ratios for managerial consideration.-PROFITABILITY RATIOong>Returnong> on Assets (ROA) =2006 ROA =2007 ROA =ROA is used to show how much income that generated from ... eneral, the company is in good shape as the ROA is stable and have a trend toward positive increase.ong>Returnong> in Owner's Equity (ROE) =2006 ROE =2007 ROE =ROE informs the rate of how much the shareholder ...

(16 pages) 309 0 3.5 Jan/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Accounting

Friedlan Case 16 - Extreme Sporting Goods Inc.

me Industries Corporation (Acme), Gil Gerrard, which stated that if Paul did not increase Extreme's return on assets (ROA) by 10% in the first year that he would resign.3.Despite high revenues and hig ... would like to have them appear. In this case it is obvious that Paul Pistone would like to have his return on assets appear very high, or at least over 10%. However this is difficult to do because the ...

(6 pages) 53 0 5.0 Mar/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Riordan Financial Analysis

ompany's chosen field. Three points were reviewed when doing this industry analysis, current ratio, return on assets, and collection period.The results of the analysis have been placed on a bar chart ... igation as to the issue creating the problem so proper steps can be taken to turn this trend around.ong>Returnong> on AssetsThe return on assets analysis showed a difference of .88 and 3.34 variance when comp ...

(4 pages) 205 0 4.0 Mar/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Final Paper

measure a company's use of its assets and control of its expenses to generate an acceptable rate of return" (Profitability Ratio, 2007). Basically, profitability ratios are a comparison of two or more ... alysts have found a great and secure way to measure management efficiency. They have decided that a return on equity (ROE) and return on assets (ROA) are both efficient and effective ways of measuring ...

(4 pages) 195 0 3.0 Jan/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Financial Analysis E-bay

50 $9.59 Marketing Expense/Listing $45.46 $3.55 $1.07 $0.74 ong>Returnong> on Assets (Net Income as % of Assets) N/A 125.6% 4.9% 1.1% Re ... eness of eBay's management in obtaining economies of scale for the marketing of their products. The return on assets and equity has decreased exponentially since 1996, due to the issuance of public sh ...

(2 pages) 62 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Accounting

Maytag

h Increase profitable market share growth in North American appliance and floor care business, 6.5% return on sales, 10% return on assets, 20% return on equity, beat competition in satisfying customer ...

(6 pages) 73 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Psychological Theories & Authors

Analysis of Citizens Communication Co.

This indicates that Citizens is not effective in converting revenue into actual profit.The average return on assets in the telecommunications industry is 5.9% (Exhibit D-2). This figure is significan ... munications industry is 5.9% (Exhibit D-2). This figure is significantly higher than Citizens' 2004 return on assets. Citizens' management must find a way to use the company's assets more efficiently ...

(10 pages) 50 0 4.5 Feb/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Accounting

Financial analysis of Apple inc

bstantially improved in its key measures of profitability in the last few fiscal years. In terms of return on assets, return on equity and profit margin, Apple strengthened financially and now has sim ... omputer hardware industry (see table below).200320042005Microsoft '05Dell '05Industry '05S&P 500ong>Returnong> on Assets1.01%3.43%11.56%19.75%15.42%11.98%8.13%ong>Returnong> on Equity1.63%5.44%17.88%28.56%67.31%3 ...

(5 pages) 268 0 3.4 May/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Financial Statement Analysis

do the companies compare using the profitability ratio? JC Penney's net profit margin (also called return on sales) was 5.8% for 2006 and 2005 while Macy's was 6.2% and 3.6% for those same years. The ... investment was 26.9% for 2006 and 27% for 2005 for JCPenney and 8% and 10.4% for Macy's. JCPenney's return on assets was 11.2% for 2006 and 10% for 2005. Macy's return on assets was 4.9% and 5.5%. The ...

(5 pages) 300 0 4.2 Jun/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Ryanair and easyJet Case Study

had been negatively affected by intense competition among its rivals as well as the price pressures.ong>Returnong> on Capital EmployedFigure 2. ong>Returnong> on Capital Employed (%)The ROCE shows the performance of ... . However, the ROCE slid dramatically to only 4.46%, which indicates a weak performance because its return on assets was probably below its cost of capital. In terms of overall ROCE, Ryanair had a hig ...

(7 pages) 51 0 0.0 Jun/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Financial Statements Analysis, Landry's Restaurants

that this increase is in part due to Landry's buying back shares and not completely from net income.ong>Returnong> on assets - measures the effectiveness of the business assets being used to generate profits. ... tors want to know how much net income will be generated for each dollar invested in assets.Landry's return on assets (ROA) in 2003 was .042 or 4.2%, which was a decrease from .045 or 4.5% in 2002. Thi ...

(4 pages) 85 0 5.0 Oct/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Accounting