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DuPONT AND NET INCOME Ebersoll Mining has $6 million in sales, its ROE is 12%, and its total assets turnover is 3.2x. Common equity on the firm’s balance sheet is 50% of its total assets. What is its net income? Summary Introduction To determine: Net income. DuPont Analysis: Under DuPont analysis, return on equity can be calculated as a product of profit margin, total assets turnover and equity multiplier. Explanation Solution: Given, Return on equity (ROE) is 12%. Calculated values (working note), Common equity is$937,500.

Calculate net income through ROE.

Formula to calculate return on equity,

Return on Equity=NetIncomeCommonEquity

Substitute 12% for return on equity and $937,500 for common equity. 12%=NetIncome$937,500NetIncome=12%×$937,500=12100×$937,500=$112,500 Here, net income is$112,500.

Working note:

Given,

Sales are \$6 million

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