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English definition of “return on assets”
return on assets
noun [C or U] (abbreviation ROA)
› FINANCE, ACCOUNTING a company's profit for a particular period compared with the value of its assets (= factories, equipment, etc.) for that period. This shows how effectively the company is using its assets: The company had a 1.5% return on assets, a measure of its strong profitability.