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capital employed

From Longman Business Dictionarycapital employedˌcapital emˈployed noun [uncountable]ACCOUNTING1the total amount of SHARE CAPITAL and debt that a company has and usesThe oil company is faced with doubling the capital employed in its refining and marketing business to £6 billion in the next 10 years.2return on capital employed abbreviation ROCE a company’s profit for a particular year in relation to its capital; RETURN ON CAPITALIts return on capital invested was 31%, putting it in the same league as other big food companies.The company has a return on capital employed of 19.25%, the highest in the Indian sugar industry. compare return on assets, return on sales
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