- Return on capital
Return on invested capital (ROIC) is a financial measure that quantifies how well a company generates cash flow relative to the capital it has invested in its business. It is defined as Net operating profit less adjusted taxes divided by
Invested Capitaland is usually expressed as a percentage. In this calculation, capital invested includes all monetary capital invested: long-term debt, common and preferred shares.
When the return on capital is greater than the
cost of capital(usually measured as the weighted average cost of capital), the company is creating value; when it is less than the cost of capital, value is destroyed.
Note that the numerator in the ROC fraction does not subtract
interest expense, because demoninator includes debt capital.
Cash flow return on investment(CFROI)
Cash return on gross investment(CROGI)
Rate of profit
Tendency of the rate of profit to fall
Return on assets(ROA)
Return on equity(ROE)
Return on capital employed(ROCE)
Return on investment(ROI)
Return on net assets(RONA)
Return on revenue(ROR), also Return on sales(ROS)
Risk adjusted return on capital(RAROC)
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