= $221,000 ÷ $3,597,000 = 6.1 % Indicated that the company earned 6.1 cent on each $ 1.00 common stockholders’ Asset investment
The return on equity (ROE)
6) Return On Equity ( ROE) =
Analysts should be concerned if this ratio is too low.
Assume that : Earning available for Common Stockholders = $ 221 , 000 , No. of Shares outstanding = 76,262 , Total assets = $ 3, 597, 000. common stock equity = $1,754,000
Return On Equity ( ROE) =
= $221,000 ÷ $1,754 ,000
= 12.6 % INDCATED THAT : During this year the company earned 12.6 cent on each Dollar of Common Stock Equity
Measures the amount that investors are willing to pay for each dollar of a firm’s
earnings; the higher the P/E ratio, the greater the investor confidence
MARKET/BOOK (M/B) RATIO
The market/book (M/B) ratio provides an assessment of how investors view the firm’s performance. It relates the market value of the firm’s shares to its book— strict accounting—value.
2) Market/book (M/B) ratio =
Provides an assessment of how investors view the firm’s performance.
Firms expected to earn high returns relative to their risk typically sell at higher M/B multiples.
Assume that :
Common Stock equity = $1.754.000 and Market price of that share = $ 32.25 , No. of common stock outstanding = 76, 262
Note That calculate the firm’s M/B ratio, we first need to find the book value per share of common stock:
Book value per share of common stock
= . = 1.754.000÷ 76.262 = $ 22.9 Then 2) Market/book (M/B) ratio =
= $ 32.25 ÷ $ 22.9
Dr /Samira Allam.