Last Year Southern Chemicals Had Sales Of 200 000 Assets Of 125 000 A Profit Mar

Last year Southern Chemicals had sales of $200,000, assets of $125,000, a profit margin of 5.15%, and an equity multiplier of 1.85. The CFO believes that the company could reduce its assets by $25,000 without affecting either sales or costs. Had it reduced its assets in this amount, and had the debt ratio, sales, and costs remained constant, by how much would the ROE have changed?

Last year Southern Chemicals had sales of $200,000, assets of $125,000, a profit margin of 5.15%, and an equity multiplier of 1.85. The CFO believes that the company could reduce its assets by…