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Return on Equity (Du Pont)


Return on Equity (Du Pont)

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Return on equity (ROE) measures profitability related to ownership. Management at Du Pont came up with Return on Equity (Du Pont), an approach that showed that return on equity depends on ROA and the equity multiplier. This interactive tutorial explains the concept by walking you through the calculations, including where to find the numbers on the financial statements.
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Material Type: Tutorial
Technical Format: Flash
Date Added to MERLOT: November 14, 2007
Date Modified in MERLOT: May 28, 2010
Submitter: Rudy Lopes


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Primary Audience: College General Ed, College Lower Division, College Upper Division, Graduate School, Professional
Mobile Compatibility: Not specified at this time
Language: English
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Avatar for Nikhil Murali
8 years ago

Nikhil Murali (Student)

This module explains the return on equity (Du Pont) ratio. The tutorial walks one through the steps of calculating the ratio by examining the books of a fictitious company. Though it is informative, the information provided is not extensive enough to get a good grasp of the concept. A few more examples would have helped so the tutorial remains at best a study sheet rather than an effective teaching tool.