Common size statements, ROI, ROE

(a) Prepare a vertical analysis of the 2009 income statement data for Douglas Company and Maulder Company in columnar form.

Net income (Douglas) 6.6%; (Maulder) 3.0%

(b) Comment on the relative profitability of the companies by computing the return on assets and the return on common stockholders' equity ratios for both companies.

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