average accounting return

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the percentage return realized on an asset, as measured by its book value, after taxes and depreciation

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  • average accounting return — The average project earnings after taxes and depreciation divided by the average book value of the investment during its life. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary …   Financial and business terms

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  • return on assets — ( ROA) A percentage calculated by dividing net income after tax by total assets. Annual income is usually used in the numerator; however, the annualized income for a month, quarter, or half year can be used. Period end assets is often used in… …   Financial and business terms

  • return on equity — ( ROE) A measure of the return realized by the owners of an enterprise. Calculated by dividing an enterprise s annualized net income by its average capital for the period. Alternatively, it can be calculated by multiplying the enterprise s ROA by …   Financial and business terms

  • accounting — /euh kown ting/, n. 1. the theory and system of setting up, maintaining, and auditing the books of a firm; art of analyzing the financial position and operating results of a business house from a study of its sales, purchases, overhead, etc.… …   Universalium

  • accounting rate of return — ARR An accounting ratio that expresses the profit of an organization before interest and taxation, usually for a year, as a percentage of the capital employed at the end of the period. Variants of the measure include using profit after interest… …   Big dictionary of business and management

  • accounting rate of return — Fin the ratio of profit before interest and taxation to the percentage of capital employed at the end of a period. Variations include using profit after interest and taxation, equity capital employed, and average capital for the period …   The ultimate business dictionary

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