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Horngren'S Financial And Managerial Accounting
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Maxim Company reported beginning and ending total assets of $140,000 and $160,000, respectively. Its net sales revenue for the year was $240,000. What was Maxim’s asset turnover ratio?


Maxim’s asset turnover ratio is 1.6 times.

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Step 1: Meaning of Asset turnover Ratio

The asset turnover ratio states how much a company can generate net sales revenue by using the total assets of the business.

Step 2: Calculation of Asset turnover ratio

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