Du Pont and ROE analysis

Please analayze the performance of the company.

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...dequate return on shareholders' funds. The level of company's net income may not contribute to this decrease since net income increases over the five-year period. An obvious factor that causes the decrease of the ROE is the decrease in equity multiplier. This decrease in the equity multiplier is due to the large increase in total equity in proportion to the increase in total assets over the five-year period. Total assets increase by 72% from 2002 to 2006, whereas total equity increases by 285% in the same period. In ...