Profit Margin, Investment Turnover, and Return on Investment The condensed income statement for the Consumer Products Division of Tri-State Industries Inc. is as follows (assuming no support department allocations): Sales $508,000  Cost of goods sold (228,600) Gross profit $279,400  Administrative expenses (127,000) Operating income $152,400  The manager of the Consumer Products Division is considering ways to increase the return on investment. a.  Using the DuPont formula for return on investment, determine the profit margin, investment turnover, and return on investment of the Consumer Products Division, assuming that $1,270,000 of assets have been invested in the Consumer Products Division. Round the investment turnover to one decimal place. Profit margin fill in the blank 1 % Investment turnover fill in the blank 2 Return on investment fill in the blank 3 % b.  If expenses could be reduced by $25,400 without decreasing sales, what would be the impact on the profit margin, investment turnover, and return on investment for the Consumer Products Division? Round the investment turnover to one decimal place. Profit margin fill in the blank 4 % Investment turnover fill in the blank 5 Return on investment fill in the blank 6 %

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Profit Margin, Investment Turnover, and Return on Investment

The condensed income statement for the Consumer Products Division of Tri-State Industries Inc. is as follows (assuming no support department allocations):

Sales $508,000 
Cost of goods sold (228,600)
Gross profit $279,400 
Administrative expenses (127,000)
Operating income $152,400 

The manager of the Consumer Products Division is considering ways to increase the return on investment.

a.  Using the DuPont formula for return on investment, determine the profit margin, investment turnover, and return on investment of the Consumer Products Division, assuming that $1,270,000 of assets have been invested in the Consumer Products Division. Round the investment turnover to one decimal place.

Profit margin fill in the blank 1 %
Investment turnover fill in the blank 2
Return on investment fill in the blank 3 %

b.  If expenses could be reduced by $25,400 without decreasing sales, what would be the impact on the profit margin, investment turnover, and return on investment for the Consumer Products Division? Round the investment turnover to one decimal place.

Profit margin fill in the blank 4 %
Investment turnover fill in the blank 5
Return on investment fill in the blank 6 %

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