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S&P 500 Index: The S&P 500 Index is a registered trademark of the McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. and is an unmanaged Index of the common stocks of 500 widely held U.S. companies.
ROIC – Return on invested capital: the amount of money a company makes that is above the average cost it pays for its debt and equity capital. The return on invested capital can be used as a benchmark to calculate the value of other companies.
Return-on-Equity (ROE): A measure of financial performance calculated by dividing net income by shareholders’ equity. Because shareholders’ equity is equal to a company’s assets minus its debt, ROE is considered the return on net assets.
Inflation: A decrease in the purchasing power of money, reflected in a general increase in the prices of goods and services in an economy.