ROS. A measure of a companys profitability, equal to a fiscal years pre-tax income divided by total sales
In analysing shares as investments, return on sales is calculated to show how much profit a company is making on its operations as a percentage of its sales. (Also referred to as the profit margin) Return on sales = (Earnings before interest & tax / Sales revenue) x100 = %.
A measure of a company's profitability, equal to a fiscal year's pre-tax income divided by total sales .