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OPERATING RATIOS - Profitability Ratios
  Return on Capital Employed (ROCE)
  Return on Assets (ROA)
  Net Profit Margin
  Assets Turnover
  Return on Investment (ROI)
  Dividend Payout Ratio
  Plowback Ratio
  Growth from Plowback
  Net Income of Revenues

Plowback Ratio

Plowback ratio, shows the proportion of earnings not paid out as dividends, which is plowed back into the business. The formula is:

= (100 - Dividend Payout Ratio)
= (Retained Profit PS / EPS-basic) * 100

Note: If a company had losses during the period under review, Plowback ratio is not defined.