Return on Equity 2y Ago

The Return on Equity, or ROE, measures how efficiently a company uses Shareholders’ Equity to generate profits. It is calculated as the Net Profit for the year, divided by Average Book Value, or Equity, for the period. This is measured on a 2 year historical basis and earnings are normalised.

Stockopedia explains ROE

This is defined as Income available to Common Shareholders (excluding Extraordinaries) divided by the Average Book Value over the period.

The DuPont formula is a common way to break down ROE into three important components. Essentially, ROE will equal the Net Margin multiplied by Asset Turnover multiplied by Financial Leverage.

Earnings are measured on a normalised basis.

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The 5 highest ROE Stocks in the Market

Ticker Name ROE StockRank
NYQ:BPT BP Prudhoe Bay Royalty Trust 15339.47 55
NYQ:PBT Permian Basin Royalty Trust 6178.78 52
MCE:PRO Proeduca Altus SA 2181.61 51
NYQ:MCO Moody's 1891.98 76
NYQ:LMT Lockheed Martin 1839.34 69
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