Business / Finance / Return On Assets (ROA): Net income for a time period divided by total assets. This ratio is often used to measure profitability or the efficiency with which assets are being employed. Higher values for this ratio indicate better financial performance. The specific value obtained for a business should be evaluated in relation to the returns that can be obtained from alternative investments of capital.
Assets Noun Synonyms: property, resources, possessions, holdings, effects, capital, means, valuables, money, wealth
Return Noun Synonyms: replace, put back, restore, give back, bring or carry back
Return Adjective Synonyms: exchange, bring back or carry back
Return Verb Synonyms: come or go back, revert, turn back
Business / Finance / Duration: Expressing return on assets (ROA) in terms of the profit margin and asset turnover. MORE
Business / Finance / Return On Equity (ROE): Net income divided by equity. This ratio is often used as a measure of the return on funds invested in a business. MORE