Click here to order free quick, current and debt-to-equity ratio calculation spreadsheet!

business fixed assets return ratio analysisfinancial analysis software return on fixed assets ratio

The return on assets calculation is included in the following highlighted FINANCIAL STATEMENT RATIO SPREADSHEETS, NOW ON SALE!

RA -  8 Basic

RA - 15

RA - 25

RA - 35

RA - 50 Professional

RA - 70 Small Business

RA - 75 Expert

RA - 100 Genius

RA - 125 Wizard

RA - 150 Expert


See list of other ratio calculation formulas, definitions and explanations!

Turn your Financial Statements into a decision enhancing business tool! See our selection of ratio spreadsheet tools!


return on fixed assets ratio explanation
define return on fixed assets

   Return on Assets Ratio
return on fixed assets

   Formula to calculate return on assets:


Return on Assets = net profit before taxes / total assets.


   Return on assets ratio definition and explanation:


The return on assets ratio provides a standard for evaluating how efficiently financial management employs the average dollar invested in the firm's assets, whether the dollar came from investors or creditors.


A low return on assets ratio indicates that the earnings are low for the amount of assets.


The return on assets ratio measures how efficiently profits are being generated from the assets employed.


A low return on assets ratio compared to industry averages indicates inefficient use of business assets.


The return on assets ratio is included in the book "Financial Statement Analysis including over 200 ratios" available for $35 (freight included). Download for $7. Spreadsheet calculators also available.

The return on assets ratio is included in the RA-150 Expert financial statement ratio analysis spreadsheet, which provides formulas, definitions, calculation, charts and explanations of each ratio. 

The return on assets ratio is listed in our profitability ratios.

The return on assets ratio and other ratios are key to understanding financial statements. Our ratio calculation spreadsheets reduce time and effort in calculating decision making ratios. They reduce risk for lenders and investors and enable owners, managers and consultants to increase productivity and business profits. These spreadsheets are bargain priced to provide a huge return on investment. Click here for more details.

Spreadsheets to calculate ratios (includes formulas, definitions, explanations and charts):

See list of ratios our other spreadsheets calculate, define and explain.  

In addition to the financial statement ratio analysis spreadsheets listed in the top left chart, the return on assets ratio is also included in out CLA-15 Commercial Loan Officer spreadsheet which provides the ratios, formulas and explanations for the 14 ratios used by Dunn and Bradstreet and the Altman z-score bankruptcy predictor.

The return on assets ratio may be included in our custom 1, 3 or 5 period financial statement ratio analysis spreadsheet.

Click here to order excel accounting spreadsheet to calculate 15 ratios  with formulas, definitions, calculations, charts, and explanations for each ratio

Order free 3 ratio calculator spreadsheet. Current, quick and debt-to-equity ratios with formulas, calculations, charts and explanations. Email us at

return on fixed assets
business analysis return on fixed assets calculation explained