Return on Total Assets was 4.43% which is below five percent. That indicates that the company is not accurately converting its assets into profit. The total for Return on Stockholders’ Equity was 8.89%, however financial analysts prefer ROE to range between 15-20 %. The company’s low ROE indicates that the company is not generating profit with new investments. Lastly, Debt-to-Equity ratio for the company was 1.01 which indicates that investors and creditors are equally sharing assets. In the view of creditors, they see a high ratio as a risk factor because it can indicate that investors are not investing due to the company’s overall performance. The totals of these three ratios demonstrate that the company’s financial state is not as healthy as it should be.
1. Decompose IBM’s ROE (by quarter) and discuss the factors (and trends) that contribute to
Secondary information is collected for this case. This case study limited only one techniques of financial analysis that is Ratio Analysis and also taken a single company. Thus the conclusion of the analysis carried out in a professional manner will be able to correctly describe the evaluation of the company and to substantiate the user’s decisions.
When combining the figures for ROE, ROA and the DuPont analysis it appears that the company is using leverage favourably. ROE is greater than ROA and assets are greater than equity. This is a positive sign for shareholders as it suggests a good investment return in a company that is managing its shareholder equity well (Evans & McDowell, 2009).
The keys to the company’s future value and growth are profitability (ROE) and the reinvestment of retained earnings. Retained earnings are determined by dividend payout. The spreadsheet sets ROE at 15% for the five years from 2006 to 2010. If Reeby Sports will lose its competitive edge by 2011, then it cannot continue earning more than its 10% cost of capital. Therefore ROE is reduced to 10% starting in 2011.
Rate of Return on equity measures a corporation 's profitability by revealing how much profit a company generates with the money shareholders have invested. It indicates how efficiently the business uses its investment funds. For Tesco, Rate of Return on Shareholders’ Fund has increased from 13.85% in 2004 to 14.91% in 2009. This shows an improvement of 1.06% in five years period. When one examines the Sainsbury’s Rate of Return on Shareholders’ Fund, there is an increase from 7.76% to 8.36%. There is a 0.6% growth in the Rate of Return on Shareholders’ Fund. In comparison with Tesco, Sainsbury’s Rate of Return on Shareholders’ Fund is lower. Shareholders earned 13.85% from their investment (measured in book value
In this paper, an analysis of Amazon’s financial position for the year ending 2015 has been conducted. Amazon’s Pro Forma financial statements for the 2016 and 2017 were generated so as to assess the future financial position of the company. When you look at the breakdown of the analysis of financial ratios, the Return on Equity (ROE) using the DuPont method of analysis and the
This report aims to analyse the financial position of HALFORDS PLC within its daily operating activities and it also compares the company’s performance with its key competitor, the SPORTS DIRECT PLC. The report also includes background of both the companies and an industry overview. To better understand the performance of both the companies, the segmental analyses have been done for both region and
The return on equity, ROE, is as high as 20.69% (above 15%). It illustrate that the RL Corporation uses the investors’ money pretty effectively. As of return of assets, equals to 13.10%, which reveals how much profit a company earns for every dollar of its assets. Both ROE and ROA for RL Corporation seems really good and they provide a picture that managers are doing a good job of generating return from shareholders’ investments.
The ratios returns on investment (ROI) and return on equity (ROE) are two of the most popular measure of profitability of a company and, along
* A number of issues were identified in the analysis of the performance factor calculation. Management attempted to proxy the cost of equity using the bank prime lending rate plus 2%, which is a crude measure that is unlikely to reflect the true risk of the business. If the cost of equity is underestimated, the spread between ROE is inflated and the resulting market value of equity is overestimated.
These are strike years so we will ignore them. In 1994, ROE is less than that of last three years. Overall its not good sign, but its explanation will be given in upcoming ratios.
The aim of the following report is to assess the financial activity of Britvic PLC over a sixty months period, from January 2005 until December 2009, in order to make recommendations for a future investment in the company.
Since an ROE of 21.48% equals the product of 4.41% and 4.87 (ROA and Equity Multiplier), it indicates that the firm is able to achieve such high ROE only through a high financial leverage.