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    Managerial Accounting for Subsidiaries

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    The following data summarize the operating performance of your company's wholly owned Canadian subsidiary for 2009 to 2011. The cost of capital for this subsidiary is 10 percent.

    2009 2010 2011
    Subsidiary Net Income $14.0 $14.3 $14.4
    Total Assets in Subsidiary 125 130 135
    Return on Net Investment* in Subsidiary 20% 22% 24%

    * Net Investment is calculated as total assets less all liabilities

    Required: Critically evaluate the performance of this subsidiary.

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    In general, one factor to determine the performance is to look at the ROI, the return on net investment. The greater the ROI, ...

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