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Name: Profitability Ratios
ID: m15556
Language: English (en)
Summary: Profitability ratios are used to assess a business' ability to generate earnings as compared to expenses over a specified time period. These tutorials define the ratios and walk you through the calculations, including where on the financial statements the numbers can be found.
Subject: Business
Keywords: BEP Ratio, college-cram, financial ratios, profitability ratio, Profit Margin, return on assets, return on equity, ROA, ROE
License: Creative Commons Attribution License CC-BY 2.0

Authors: Rudy Lopes (rudyl@college-cram.com)
Copyright Holders: Rudy Lopes (rudyl@college-cram.com)
Maintainers: Rudy Lopes (rudyl@college-cram.com)

Latest version: 1.8 (history)
First publication date: Nov 20, 2007 11:03 am -0600
Last revision to module: Apr 5, 2010 10:49 am -0500

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Version: 1.8 Apr 5, 2010 10:49 am -0500 by Rudy Lopes
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Version: 1.7 Oct 17, 2009 10:25 am -0500 by Rudy Lopes
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Version: 1.6 Feb 15, 2008 11:19 am -0600 by Rudy Lopes
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Version: 1.5 Dec 18, 2007 9:50 am -0600 by Rudy Lopes
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Version: 1.4 Dec 10, 2007 5:27 pm -0600 by Rudy Lopes
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Version: 1.3 Dec 10, 2007 4:37 pm -0600 by Rudy Lopes
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Version: 1.2 Dec 8, 2007 11:24 am -0600 by Rudy Lopes
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Version: 1.1 Nov 20, 2007 11:31 am -0600 by Rudy Lopes
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