Using the annual report information available on each of the company's websites: compute the ROE for Yahoo and Google.
Please show calculations.
We note that
ROE = (Profit margin)*(Asset turnover)*(Equity multiplier) = (Net profit/Sales)*(Sales/Assets)*(Assets/Equity)
For Yahoo (figures in thousands)
Net profit = 1,231,663
Sales (aka Revenue) = ...
Calculating ROE Using DuPont Method