Return on Sales

Definition

ROS. A measure of a company's profitability, equal to a fiscal year's pre-tax income divided by total sales

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We had to determine our return on sales and we were having a hard day as it was and I didn't want to do anything else.

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The return on sales ratio was presented during the weekly team meeting to determine the efficiency of increased sales on our bottom line.

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A corporation's return on sales, represents its relative profitability per unit of good or service sold, and is calculated by EBIT/total sales.

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