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Profitability Analysis

Difficulty: Beginner


Ratios (Summary)

Amazon.com Inc., profitability ratios

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Return on Sales
Gross profit margin hidden% hidden% hidden% hidden% hidden%
Operating profit margin hidden% hidden% hidden% hidden% hidden%
Net profit margin hidden% hidden% hidden% hidden% hidden%
Return on Investment
Return on equity (ROE) hidden% hidden% hidden% hidden% hidden%
Return on assets (ROA) hidden% hidden% hidden% hidden% hidden%

Source: Based on data from Amazon.com Inc. Annual Reports

Ratio Description The company
Gross profit margin Gross profit margin indicates the percentage of revenue available to cover operating and other expenditures. Amazon.com Inc.'s gross profit margin improved from 2015 to 2016 and from 2016 to 2017.
Operating profit margin A profitability ratio calculated as operating income divided by revenue. Amazon.com Inc.'s operating profit margin improved from 2015 to 2016 but then slightly deteriorated from 2016 to 2017 not reaching 2015 level.
Net profit margin An indicator of profitability, calculated as net income divided by revenue. Amazon.com Inc.'s net profit margin improved from 2015 to 2016 but then slightly deteriorated from 2016 to 2017.
ROE A profitability ratio calculated as net income divided by shareholders' equity. Amazon.com Inc.'s ROE improved from 2015 to 2016 but then slightly deteriorated from 2016 to 2017.
ROA A profitability ratio calculated as net income divided by total assets. Amazon.com Inc.'s ROA improved from 2015 to 2016 but then slightly deteriorated from 2016 to 2017.

Gross Profit Margin

Amazon.com Inc., gross profit margin calculation

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Dec 31, 2017 Dec 31, 2016 Dec 31, 2015 Dec 31, 2014 Dec 31, 2013
Selected Financial Data (USD $ in millions)
Gross profit hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Net sales hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Ratio
Gross profit margin1 hidden% hidden% hidden% hidden% hidden%
Benchmarks
Gross Profit Margin, Competitors
Costco Wholesale Corp. hidden% hidden% hidden% hidden% hidden%
eBay Inc. hidden% hidden% hidden% hidden% hidden%
Home Depot Inc. hidden% hidden% hidden% hidden% hidden%
Lowe's Cos. Inc. hidden% hidden% hidden% hidden% hidden%
Netflix Inc. hidden% hidden% hidden% hidden% hidden%
Target Corp. hidden% hidden% hidden% hidden% hidden%
TJX Cos. Inc. hidden% hidden% hidden% hidden% hidden%
Walmart Inc. hidden% hidden% hidden% hidden% hidden%

Source: Based on data from Amazon.com Inc. Annual Reports

2017 Calculations

1 Gross profit margin = 100 × Gross profit ÷ Net sales
= 100 × hidden ÷ hidden = hidden%

Ratio Description The company
Gross profit margin Gross profit margin indicates the percentage of revenue available to cover operating and other expenditures. Amazon.com Inc.'s gross profit margin improved from 2015 to 2016 and from 2016 to 2017.

Operating Profit Margin

Amazon.com Inc., operating profit margin calculation, comparison to benchmarks

Microsoft Excel LibreOffice Calc
Dec 31, 2017 Dec 31, 2016 Dec 31, 2015 Dec 31, 2014 Dec 31, 2013
Selected Financial Data (USD $ in millions)
Operating income hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Net sales hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Ratio
Operating profit margin1 hidden% hidden% hidden% hidden% hidden%
Benchmarks
Operating Profit Margin, Competitors
Costco Wholesale Corp. hidden% hidden% hidden% hidden% hidden%
eBay Inc. hidden% hidden% hidden% hidden% hidden%
Home Depot Inc. hidden% hidden% hidden% hidden% hidden%
Lowe's Cos. Inc. hidden% hidden% hidden% hidden% hidden%
Netflix Inc. hidden% hidden% hidden% hidden% hidden%
Target Corp. hidden% hidden% hidden% hidden% hidden%
TJX Cos. Inc. hidden% hidden% hidden% hidden% hidden%
Walmart Inc. hidden% hidden% hidden% hidden% hidden%
Operating Profit Margin, Sector
General Retailers hidden% hidden% hidden% hidden% hidden%
Operating Profit Margin, Industry
Consumer Services hidden% hidden% hidden% hidden% hidden%

Source: Based on data from Amazon.com Inc. Annual Reports

2017 Calculations

1 Operating profit margin = 100 × Operating income ÷ Net sales
= 100 × hidden ÷ hidden = hidden%

Ratio Description The company
Operating profit margin A profitability ratio calculated as operating income divided by revenue. Amazon.com Inc.'s operating profit margin improved from 2015 to 2016 but then slightly deteriorated from 2016 to 2017 not reaching 2015 level.

Net Profit Margin

Amazon.com Inc., net profit margin calculation, comparison to benchmarks

Microsoft Excel LibreOffice Calc
Dec 31, 2017 Dec 31, 2016 Dec 31, 2015 Dec 31, 2014 Dec 31, 2013
Selected Financial Data (USD $ in millions)
Net income (loss) hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Net sales hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Ratio
Net profit margin1 hidden% hidden% hidden% hidden% hidden%
Benchmarks
Net Profit Margin, Competitors
Costco Wholesale Corp. hidden% hidden% hidden% hidden% hidden%
eBay Inc. hidden% hidden% hidden% hidden% hidden%
Home Depot Inc. hidden% hidden% hidden% hidden% hidden%
Lowe's Cos. Inc. hidden% hidden% hidden% hidden% hidden%
Netflix Inc. hidden% hidden% hidden% hidden% hidden%
Target Corp. hidden% hidden% hidden% hidden% hidden%
TJX Cos. Inc. hidden% hidden% hidden% hidden% hidden%
Walmart Inc. hidden% hidden% hidden% hidden% hidden%
Net Profit Margin, Sector
General Retailers hidden% hidden% hidden% hidden% hidden%
Net Profit Margin, Industry
Consumer Services hidden% hidden% hidden% hidden% hidden%

Source: Based on data from Amazon.com Inc. Annual Reports

2017 Calculations

1 Net profit margin = 100 × Net income (loss) ÷ Net sales
= 100 × hidden ÷ hidden = hidden%

Ratio Description The company
Net profit margin An indicator of profitability, calculated as net income divided by revenue. Amazon.com Inc.'s net profit margin improved from 2015 to 2016 but then slightly deteriorated from 2016 to 2017.

Return on Equity (ROE)

Amazon.com Inc., ROE calculation, comparison to benchmarks

Microsoft Excel LibreOffice Calc
Dec 31, 2017 Dec 31, 2016 Dec 31, 2015 Dec 31, 2014 Dec 31, 2013
Selected Financial Data (USD $ in millions)
Net income (loss) hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Total stockholders' equity hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Ratio
ROE1 hidden% hidden% hidden% hidden% hidden%
Benchmarks
ROE, Competitors
Costco Wholesale Corp. hidden% hidden% hidden% hidden% hidden%
eBay Inc. hidden% hidden% hidden% hidden% hidden%
Home Depot Inc. hidden% hidden% hidden% hidden% hidden%
Lowe's Cos. Inc. hidden% hidden% hidden% hidden% hidden%
Netflix Inc. hidden% hidden% hidden% hidden% hidden%
Target Corp. hidden% hidden% hidden% hidden% hidden%
TJX Cos. Inc. hidden% hidden% hidden% hidden% hidden%
Walmart Inc. hidden% hidden% hidden% hidden% hidden%
ROE, Sector
General Retailers hidden% hidden% hidden% hidden% hidden%
ROE, Industry
Consumer Services hidden% hidden% hidden% hidden% hidden%

Source: Based on data from Amazon.com Inc. Annual Reports

2017 Calculations

1 ROE = 100 × Net income (loss) ÷ Total stockholders' equity
= 100 × hidden ÷ hidden = hidden%

Ratio Description The company
ROE A profitability ratio calculated as net income divided by shareholders' equity. Amazon.com Inc.'s ROE improved from 2015 to 2016 but then slightly deteriorated from 2016 to 2017.

Return on Assets (ROA)

Amazon.com Inc., ROA calculation, comparison to benchmarks

Microsoft Excel LibreOffice Calc
Dec 31, 2017 Dec 31, 2016 Dec 31, 2015 Dec 31, 2014 Dec 31, 2013
Selected Financial Data (USD $ in millions)
Net income (loss) hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Total assets hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Ratio
ROA1 hidden% hidden% hidden% hidden% hidden%
Benchmarks
ROA, Competitors
Costco Wholesale Corp. hidden% hidden% hidden% hidden% hidden%
eBay Inc. hidden% hidden% hidden% hidden% hidden%
Home Depot Inc. hidden% hidden% hidden% hidden% hidden%
Lowe's Cos. Inc. hidden% hidden% hidden% hidden% hidden%
Netflix Inc. hidden% hidden% hidden% hidden% hidden%
Target Corp. hidden% hidden% hidden% hidden% hidden%
TJX Cos. Inc. hidden% hidden% hidden% hidden% hidden%
Walmart Inc. hidden% hidden% hidden% hidden% hidden%
ROA, Sector
General Retailers hidden% hidden% hidden% hidden% hidden%
ROA, Industry
Consumer Services hidden% hidden% hidden% hidden% hidden%

Source: Based on data from Amazon.com Inc. Annual Reports

2017 Calculations

1 ROA = 100 × Net income (loss) ÷ Total assets
= 100 × hidden ÷ hidden = hidden%

Ratio Description The company
ROA A profitability ratio calculated as net income divided by total assets. Amazon.com Inc.'s ROA improved from 2015 to 2016 but then slightly deteriorated from 2016 to 2017.