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Profit margin, investment turnover, and return on investment The condensed income statement for the Consumer Products Division of Fargo Industries Inc. is as follows (assuming no service department charges): Sales $82,500,000 Cost of goods sold 53,625,000 Gross profit $28,875,000 Administrative expenses 15,675,000 Income from operations $13,200,000 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 $55,000,000 of assets have been invested in the Consumer Products Division. b. If expenses could be reduced by $1,650,000 without decreasing sales, what would be the impact on the profit margin, investment turnover, and return on investment for the Consumer Products Division?

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Chapter 24, Problem 24.13EX
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Profit margin, investment turnover, and return on investment

 The condensed income statement for the Consumer Products Division of Fargo Industries Inc. is as follows (assuming no service department charges):

Sales $82,500,000
Cost of goods sold 53,625,000
Gross profit $28,875,000
Administrative expenses 15,675,000
Income from operations $13,200,000

 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 $55,000,000 of assets have been invested in the Consumer Products Division.

 b. If expenses could be reduced by $1,650,000 without decreasing sales, what would be the impact on the profit margin, investment turnover, and return on investment for the Consumer Products Division?

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