Staples (SPLS)

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Staples Return on Equity (TTM):

8.97% for April 30, 2014

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April 30, 2014 8.97%
Jan. 31, 2014 10.19%
Oct. 31, 2013 7.97%
July 31, 2013 -3.94%
April 30, 2013 -3.53%
Jan. 31, 2013 -3.17%
Oct. 31, 2012 -0.08%
July 31, 2012 13.04%
April 30, 2012 13.65%
Jan. 31, 2012 13.86%
Oct. 31, 2011 13.83%
July 31, 2011 13.58%
April 30, 2011 13.02%
Jan. 31, 2011 13.08%
Oct. 31, 2010 12.61%
July 31, 2010 12.57%
April 30, 2010 12.26%
Jan. 31, 2010 12.00%
Oct. 31, 2009 13.46%
July 31, 2009 11.79%
April 30, 2009 12.97%
Jan. 31, 2009 14.21%
Oct. 31, 2008 15.11%
July 31, 2008 17.34%
April 30, 2008 18.45%
   
Jan. 31, 2008 18.88%
Oct. 31, 2007 19.66%
July 31, 2007 20.71%
April 30, 2007 20.94%
Jan. 31, 2007 20.95%
Oct. 31, 2006 20.41%
July 31, 2006 19.58%
April 30, 2006 19.46%
Jan. 31, 2006 18.86%
Oct. 31, 2005 17.66%
July 31, 2005 17.67%
April 30, 2005 17.74%
Jan. 31, 2005 17.47%
Oct. 31, 2004 18.29%
July 31, 2004 17.93%
April 30, 2004 17.96%
Jan. 31, 2004 15.79%
Oct. 31, 2003 15.49%
July 31, 2003 15.34%
April 30, 2003 15.31%
Jan. 31, 2003 19.15%
Oct. 31, 2002 17.19%
July 31, 2002 16.40%
April 30, 2002 16.22%
Jan. 31, 2002 14.11%

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About Return on Equity (ROE)

Return on equity (ROE) measures the rate of return on the money invested by common stock owners and retained by the company thanks to previous profitable years. It demonstrates a company's ability to generate profits from shareholders' equity (also known as net assets or assets minus liabilities).

ROE shows how well a company uses investment funds to generate growth. Return on equity is useful for comparing the profitability of companies within a sector or industry.

Investors generally are interested in company's that have high, increasing returns on equity.
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SPLS Return on Equity (TTM) Benchmarks

Companies
Office Depot -10.18%
Amazon.com 3.24%
Best Buy 28.77%

SPLS Return on Equity (TTM) Range, Past 5 Years

Minimum -3.94% Jul 2013
Maximum 13.86% Jan 2012
Average 9.26%

SPLS Return on Equity (TTM) Excel Add-In Codes

  • Metric Code: return_on_equity
  • Latest data point: =YCP("SPLS", "return_on_equity")
  • Last 5 data points: =YCS("SPLS", "return_on_equity", -4)

To find the codes for any of our financial metrics, see our Complete Reference of Metric Codes.

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