TITLE

RETURN ON EQUITY (ROE)

AUTHOR(S)
Oglesby, Darren Wayne
PUB. DATE
January 2007
SOURCE
Concise Encyclopedia of Investing;2007, p60
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the term "return on equity (ROE)" is presented. Also known as return on investment, it refers to the amount, expressed in percentage, of the profits accumulated by a corporation during a certain period. ROE provides investors an idea on how much return on equity will they receive and allows them to assess the management's ability to earn. A formula showing the relationship of profits to shareholders' equity is presented.
ACCESSION #
23702027

 

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