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Chicago, IL – August 27, 2020 - Stocks in this week’s article are MEDIFAST INC (MED - Free Report) , Systemax Inc. (SYX - Free Report) , USANA Health Sciences Inc. (USNA - Free Report) , Humana Inc. (HUM - Free Report) and XPEL Inc. (XPEL - Free Report) .

Play DuPont Technique to Bet on These 5 Top-Ranked Stocks

Now that the coronavirus-induced tensions can cause volatility in Wall Street at any point in time, the hunt for quality stocks has increased. In this respect, Return on Equity (ROE) is often the most favored metric.

It is a profitability ratio that measures earnings generated by a company from its equity. Investors can follow the ROE trend in companies and compare this to historical or industry benchmarks to pick a winning stock.

However, stepping beyond the basic ROE and analyzing it at an advanced level could lead to even better returns. Here is where the DuPont analysis comes into play.It is an analytical method, which examines three major elements – operating management, management of assets and the capital structure – related to the financial condition of a company. Below we show how DuPont breaks down ROE into its different components:

ROE = Net Income/Equity


Net Income / Equity = (Net Income / Sales) * (Sales / Assets) * (Assets / Equity)

ROE = Profit Margin * Asset Turnover Ratio * Equity Multiplier

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