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The nonmember price is $500.
This report presents a detailed but straightforward analysis of financial and operating characteristics of 27 participating fastener firms. Results are presented in tables and graphs designed to provide a comprehensive guide for analyzing profitability.
Financial performance varied widely among participants in 2015. The results show that the typical firm generated sales of $14,438,306 and a pre-tax profit of 5.2%. Sales for high-profit firms were $7,926,241, with a profit of 12.2%. Of greatest consequence, the typical firm had a 11.4% pre-tax return on assets (profit before taxes expressed as a percentage of total assets) while high-profit firms generated an ROA of 35.4%.
More details can be found in the full report, which is organized into the following sections:
- Executive Summary -- An overview of study results including a graphical presentation of key results.
- Detailed Results -- An in-depth analysis of return on investment, the income statement, the balance sheet and financial and productivity ratios among firms in various sales volume groups.
- Ratio Calculation -- A summary of ratio calculations and supporting commentary.
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