ROE

(redirected from Roe, Sir (Edwin) Alliott Verdon)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Legal, Encyclopedia.

ROE

Copyright © 2012, Campbell R. Harvey. All Rights Reserved.

Return on Equity

A publicly-traded company's earnings divided by the amount of money invested in stock, expressed as a percentage. This is a measure of how well the company is investing the money invested in it. A high return on equity indicates that the company is spending wisely and is likely profitable; a low return on equity indicates the opposite. As a result, high returns on equity lead to higher stock prices. Some analysts believe that return on equity is the single most important indicator of publicly-traded companies' health. See also: Growth stock.
Farlex Financial Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All Rights Reserved

ROE

Wall Street Words: An A to Z Guide to Investment Terms for Today's Investor by David L. Scott. Copyright © 2003 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved. All rights reserved.
Mentioned in ?