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    Computing return on investment and residual income

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    Selected sales and operating data for three division of three different companies are given below:

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    a. Compute the return on investment (ROI) for each division using the formula stated in terms of margin and turnover. Show computations.
    b. Computer the residual income for each division. Show computations.
    c. Under which of these methods would they accept an opportunity with a 15 percent return. Show computations and details.

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    a. Using the DuPont Method,
    Return on investment = Net Operating Margin * Asset Turnover
    Return on Investment = Net income/Sales * Sales/Average operating assets
    Division X:
    Return on investment = $54,000/$900,000 * $900,000/$600,000
    Return on investment = .06 * 1.50
    Return on investment = .09, or 9 ...

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