Return on Capital Employed. A measure of the returns that a company is realizing from its capital. Calculated as profit before interest and tax divided by the difference between total assets and current liabilities. The resulting ratio represents the efficiency with which capital is being utilized to generate revenue.

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The ROCE metric was used to assess the efficiency of the company as it had invested heavily in its assets.

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I had to determine the ROCE and that worried me and I thought it could take a lot of time to figure out and stuff.

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The ROCE was considered a great benefit to the newly started surf shop as its rate of growth was far outpacing predictions.

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ROC return on common equity