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Contrasting ROI and Residual Income

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JW & Associates of Boston has two divisions that operate in Allston and Chelsea. Selected data on the two divisions follow:

Division
Allston Chelsea
Sales...... $9,000,000 $20,000,000
Net operating income... $630,000 $1,800,000
Average operating assets... $3,000,000 $10,000,000

1. Compute the return on investment for each division.

2. Assume the company evaluates performance using residual income and that the minimum required rate of return for any division is 16%. Compute the residual income for each division.

3. Is the Chelsea division's greater residual income an indication that it is better managed?

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JW & Associates of Boston has two divisions that operate in Allston and Chelsea. Selected data on the two divisions follow:

Division
Allston ...

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This helps to contrast ROI and Residual Income with numerical examples

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