ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Trends in Corporate Profitability

This article examines trends in corporate profi tability based on data contained in the Reserve Bank of India's studies. It observes that the profit margin and real return on capital employed came down between 2009-10 and 2012-13. Though companies have increased profit distribution to shareholders, the note further observes, by working out Tobin's q, that stock market valuation did not favour investment.

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