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corporate financial ratios: Original post by Beth Winston of Demand Media Return on equity is a ratio that investors commonly use to measure the efficiency of a particular company. It shows the annual return investors are getting from their stake in a company, expressed as a percentage of the original investment. The basic calculation of return on equity is relatively simple.

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