Return on Assets Du Pont

Return on assets (ROA) is a percentage of the after-tax income as compared to the total assets of the company. Management at Du Pont came up with Return on Assets (Du Pont), an approach that determines the impact of asset turnover and profit margin on profits. This interactive tutorial explains the concept by walking you through the calculations, including where to find the numbers on the financial statements. Continue reading

Return on Assets

Return on assets (ROA) is a percentage of the after-tax income as compared to the total assets of the company. This interactive tutorial explains the concept by walking you through the calculations, including where to find the numbers on the income statement and balance sheet. Continue reading

Profit Margin

The profit margin shows the relationship between net income (profit) and sales. This interactive tutorial explains the concept by walking you through the calculations, including where to find the numbers on the income statement. Continue reading

Gross Profit Ratio

The gross profit ratio indicates how much of each sales dollar is available to meet expenses and profits after merely paying for the goods that were sold. This interactive tutorial explains the gross profit ratio by walking you through the steps, including where Sales and Cost of Goods Sold are on the Income Statement. It lets you use your own numbers — great for checking homework answers! Continue reading

Earnings Per Share

Earnings per share (EPS) is a way to relate income to ownership on a per share basis, and is used in evaluating share price. This interactive tutorial explains the concept by walking you through the calculations, including where to find the numbers on the financial statements. Continue reading

Basic Earning Power Ratio

The basic earning power ratio (or BEP ratio) compares earnings apart from the influence of taxes or financial leverage, to the assets of the company. This interactive tutorial explains the concept by walking you through the calculations, including where to find the numbers on the financial statements. Continue reading

Quick Ratio

This interactive tutorial explains the Quick Ratio concept, putting the ratio into its proper context, by walking you through the calculations. It also shows you where to find each value on the corresponding financial statement, and even gives you the opportunity to enter your own values. Continue reading

Current Ratio

This interactive tutorial explains the current ratio by walking you through the steps, including where to find Current Assets and Current Liabilities on the Balance Sheet. It even lets you use your own numbers, so you can check your homework answers! Continue reading

TIE Ratio

Dear Professor Cram: ABC Corp has 500,000 of debt outstanding, and it pays an interest rate of 10% annually. Annual sales of 2 million with a tax rate of 30% and a net profit margin of 5%. What is the Continue reading