Applied Materials Inc. (AMAT)


Analysis of Profitability Ratios
Quarterly Data

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Profitability Ratios (Summary)

Applied Materials Inc., profitability ratios (quarterly data)

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Jul 28, 2019 Apr 28, 2019 Jan 27, 2019 Oct 28, 2018 Jul 29, 2018 Apr 29, 2018 Jan 28, 2018 Oct 29, 2017 Jul 30, 2017 Apr 30, 2017 Jan 29, 2017 Oct 30, 2016 Jul 31, 2016 May 1, 2016 Jan 31, 2016 Oct 25, 2015 Jul 26, 2015 Apr 26, 2015 Jan 25, 2015 Oct 26, 2014 Jul 27, 2014 Apr 27, 2014 Jan 26, 2014 Oct 27, 2013 Jul 28, 2013 Apr 28, 2013 Jan 27, 2013
Return on Sales
Gross profit margin 43.93% 44.39% 45.01% 45.31% 45.47% 45.48% 45.31% 44.93% 44.31% 43.55% 42.55% 41.67% 41.14% 40.74% 40.90% 40.92% 41.36% 42.08% 42.32% 42.36% 41.83% 41.07% 40.61% 39.83%
Operating profit margin 23.55% 25.09% 26.83% 27.80% 28.35% 28.17% 27.53% 26.61% 25.58% 24.11% 21.99% 19.88% 18.17% 16.71% 16.63% 17.53% 17.60% 17.97% 17.83% 16.75% 15.00% 13.85% 8.90% 5.75%
Net profit margin 19.40% 22.10% 23.50% 19.20% 19.87% 19.24% 18.53% 23.62% 22.08% 20.41% 18.05% 15.90% 14.62% 13.29% 13.76% 14.26% 13.57% 13.60% 12.63% 11.82% 11.36% 10.18% 5.85% 3.41%
Return on Investment
Return on equity (ROE) 35.53% 42.51% 48.11% 48.44% 50.10% 45.03% 33.69% 36.73% 35.13% 32.17% 27.81% 23.85% 21.22% 19.36% 18.35% 18.09% 16.26% 15.20% 14.46% 13.62% 13.00% 11.59% 6.56% 3.61%
Return on assets (ROA) 15.34% 18.57% 20.87% 18.64% 19.12% 17.14% 14.58% 17.68% 16.05% 14.48% 14.03% 11.80% 10.56% 9.72% 9.87% 9.00% 9.86% 9.34% 8.93% 8.14% 7.77% 6.90% 3.89% 2.13%

Based on: 10-Q (filing date: 2019-08-22), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-05-23), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-02-21), 10-K (filing date: 2018-12-13), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-08-23), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-05-24), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-02-22), 10-K (filing date: 2017-12-15), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-08-24), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-05-25), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-02-23), 10-K (filing date: 2016-12-15), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-08-25), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-05-26), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-02-25), 10-K (filing date: 2015-12-09), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-08-20), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-05-21), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-02-19), 10-K (filing date: 2014-12-17), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-08-21), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-05-22), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-02-20), 10-K (filing date: 2013-12-04), 10-Q (filing date: 2013-08-22), 10-Q (filing date: 2013-05-23), 10-Q (filing date: 2013-02-21).

Profitability ratio Description The company
Gross profit margin Gross profit margin indicates the percentage of revenue available to cover operating and other expenditures. Applied Materials Inc.’s gross profit margin ratio deteriorated from Q1 2019 to Q2 2019 and from Q2 2019 to Q3 2019.
Operating profit margin A profitability ratio calculated as operating income divided by revenue. Applied Materials Inc.’s operating profit margin ratio deteriorated from Q1 2019 to Q2 2019 and from Q2 2019 to Q3 2019.
Net profit margin An indicator of profitability, calculated as net income divided by revenue. Applied Materials Inc.’s net profit margin ratio deteriorated from Q1 2019 to Q2 2019 and from Q2 2019 to Q3 2019.

Profitability ratio Description The company
ROE A profitability ratio calculated as net income divided by shareholders’ equity. Applied Materials Inc.’s ROE deteriorated from Q1 2019 to Q2 2019 and from Q2 2019 to Q3 2019.
ROA A profitability ratio calculated as net income divided by total assets. Applied Materials Inc.’s ROA deteriorated from Q1 2019 to Q2 2019 and from Q2 2019 to Q3 2019.

Gross Profit Margin

Applied Materials Inc., gross profit margin calculation (quarterly data)

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Jul 28, 2019 Apr 28, 2019 Jan 27, 2019 Oct 28, 2018 Jul 29, 2018 Apr 29, 2018 Jan 28, 2018 Oct 29, 2017 Jul 30, 2017 Apr 30, 2017 Jan 29, 2017 Oct 30, 2016 Jul 31, 2016 May 1, 2016 Jan 31, 2016 Oct 25, 2015 Jul 26, 2015 Apr 26, 2015 Jan 25, 2015 Oct 26, 2014 Jul 27, 2014 Apr 27, 2014 Jan 26, 2014 Oct 27, 2013 Jul 28, 2013 Apr 28, 2013 Jan 27, 2013
Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)
Gross profit 1,557  1,530  1,665  1,780  2,027  2,090  1,920  1,787  1,700  1,600  1,445  1,399  1,192  1,004  916  959  1,018  1,016  959  959  992  1,001  891  795  806  808  582 
Net sales 3,562  3,539  3,753  4,014  4,468  4,567  4,204  3,969  3,744  3,546  3,278  3,297  2,821  2,450  2,257  2,368  2,490  2,442  2,359  2,264  2,265  2,353  2,190  1,988  1,975  1,973  1,573 
Profitability Ratio
Gross profit margin1 43.93% 44.39% 45.01% 45.31% 45.47% 45.48% 45.31% 44.93% 44.31% 43.55% 42.55% 41.67% 41.14% 40.74% 40.90% 40.92% 41.36% 42.08% 42.32% 42.36% 41.83% 41.07% 40.61% 39.83%
Benchmarks
Gross Profit Margin, Competitors2
Apple Inc. 37.90% 38.05% 38.21% 38.34% 38.27% 38.30% 38.43% 38.47% 38.51% 38.41% 38.52% 39.08% 39.49% 39.81% 40.13% 40.06% 39.71% 39.66% 39.26% 38.59%
Broadcom Inc. 55.09% 54.33% 53.09% 51.48% 50.28% 49.42% 48.53% 48.25% 49.01% 48.78% 44.85% 44.86% 43.55% 43.52% 52.70% 52.07% 50.87% 46.71% 45.51% 43.97% 42.00% 48.21% 47.53% 47.54%
Cisco Systems Inc. 62.38% 62.17% 62.32% 62.04% 62.18% 62.35% 62.29% 62.96% 63.19% 63.53% 63.40% 62.87% 62.12% 61.55% 60.85% 60.38% 60.30% 59.97% 58.55% 58.91%
Intel Corp. 58.92% 60.46% 60.83% 61.73% 62.50% 61.87% 61.93% 62.25% 61.86% 62.12% 61.52% 60.94% 61.59% 61.48% 62.33% 62.65% 62.92% 63.45% 63.93% 63.74%
NVIDIA Corp. 62.51% 62.41% 61.36% 59.93% 59.31% 59.18% 59.16% 58.80% 57.84% 57.01% 56.33% 56.11% 55.99% 55.72% 55.99% 55.53% 55.06% 55.11% 55.01% 54.91%
Qualcomm Inc. 63.06% 54.26% 54.58% 54.94% 56.00% 55.57% 55.22% 56.07% 57.12% 58.16% 59.38% 58.61% 58.55% 58.53% 58.82% 58.95% 58.95% 59.36% 59.10% 59.66%
Texas Instruments Inc. 64.23% 64.51% 64.73% 65.11% 65.18% 64.84% 64.61% 64.26% 63.64% 62.97% 62.19% 61.63% 60.65% 59.62% 58.86% 58.15% 58.02% 58.06% 57.80% 56.93%

Based on: 10-Q (filing date: 2019-08-22), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-05-23), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-02-21), 10-K (filing date: 2018-12-13), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-08-23), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-05-24), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-02-22), 10-K (filing date: 2017-12-15), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-08-24), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-05-25), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-02-23), 10-K (filing date: 2016-12-15), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-08-25), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-05-26), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-02-25), 10-K (filing date: 2015-12-09), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-08-20), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-05-21), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-02-19), 10-K (filing date: 2014-12-17), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-08-21), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-05-22), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-02-20), 10-K (filing date: 2013-12-04), 10-Q (filing date: 2013-08-22), 10-Q (filing date: 2013-05-23), 10-Q (filing date: 2013-02-21).

1 Q3 2019 Calculation
Gross profit margin = 100 × (Gross profitQ3 2019 + Gross profitQ2 2019 + Gross profitQ1 2019 + Gross profitQ4 2018) ÷ (Net salesQ3 2019 + Net salesQ2 2019 + Net salesQ1 2019 + Net salesQ4 2018)
= 100 × (1,557 + 1,530 + 1,665 + 1,780) ÷ (3,562 + 3,539 + 3,753 + 4,014) = 43.93%

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Profitability ratio Description The company
Gross profit margin Gross profit margin indicates the percentage of revenue available to cover operating and other expenditures. Applied Materials Inc.’s gross profit margin ratio deteriorated from Q1 2019 to Q2 2019 and from Q2 2019 to Q3 2019.

Operating Profit Margin

Applied Materials Inc., operating profit margin calculation (quarterly data)

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Jul 28, 2019 Apr 28, 2019 Jan 27, 2019 Oct 28, 2018 Jul 29, 2018 Apr 29, 2018 Jan 28, 2018 Oct 29, 2017 Jul 30, 2017 Apr 30, 2017 Jan 29, 2017 Oct 30, 2016 Jul 31, 2016 May 1, 2016 Jan 31, 2016 Oct 25, 2015 Jul 26, 2015 Apr 26, 2015 Jan 25, 2015 Oct 26, 2014 Jul 27, 2014 Apr 27, 2014 Jan 26, 2014 Oct 27, 2013 Jul 28, 2013 Apr 28, 2013 Jan 27, 2013
Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)
Income (loss) from operations 802  776  908  1,016  1,257  1,327  1,196  1,098  1,023  940  807  777  596  425  354  423  396  416  458  412  391  387  330  211  250  (68) 39 
Net sales 3,562  3,539  3,753  4,014  4,468  4,567  4,204  3,969  3,744  3,546  3,278  3,297  2,821  2,450  2,257  2,368  2,490  2,442  2,359  2,264  2,265  2,353  2,190  1,988  1,975  1,973  1,573 
Profitability Ratio
Operating profit margin1 23.55% 25.09% 26.83% 27.80% 28.35% 28.17% 27.53% 26.61% 25.58% 24.11% 21.99% 19.88% 18.17% 16.71% 16.63% 17.53% 17.60% 17.97% 17.83% 16.75% 15.00% 13.85% 8.90% 5.75%
Benchmarks
Operating Profit Margin, Competitors2
Apple Inc. 24.87% 25.34% 25.98% 26.69% 26.60% 26.70% 26.87% 26.76% 26.84% 26.91% 27.15% 27.84% 28.55% 29.39% 30.28% 30.48% 30.21% 30.15% 29.67% 28.72%
Broadcom Inc. 18.15% 20.70% 22.28% 24.63% 20.93% 18.05% 14.98% 13.51% 11.87% 6.75% -2.42% -3.09% -2.52% 3.23% 24.51% 23.92% 21.59% 15.68% 13.47% 10.26% 8.98% 21.81% 21.37% 21.90%
Cisco Systems Inc. 27.04% 26.55% 26.57% 24.95% 24.68% 25.02% 24.80% 24.94% 25.24% 24.82% 25.47% 25.71% 24.75% 24.56% 23.20% 21.91% 21.72% 21.19% 19.52% 19.82%
Intel Corp. 30.48% 31.77% 32.49% 32.91% 32.48% 30.58% 29.37% 28.58% 27.49% 26.60% 22.99% 21.68% 21.83% 21.86% 24.80% 25.29% 25.66% 26.25% 27.65% 27.47%
NVIDIA Corp. 36.89% 37.21% 35.97% 33.05% 31.97% 31.33% 29.74% 27.99% 23.64% 19.43% 15.80% 14.91% 14.98% 14.57% 16.57% 16.21% 15.19% 14.13% 13.20% 12.01%
Qualcomm Inc. 24.99% 9.05% 6.62% 3.26% 7.57% 6.98% 8.34% 11.73% 18.09% 21.09% 23.50% 27.57% 25.55% 24.22% 22.53% 22.85% 24.99% 27.16% 30.12% 28.50%
Texas Instruments Inc. 40.61% 41.59% 41.98% 42.53% 42.74% 42.18% 41.56% 40.66% 39.92% 38.40% 36.93% 35.89% 35.16% 34.04% 33.32% 32.88% 32.35% 32.26% 31.90% 30.26%

Based on: 10-Q (filing date: 2019-08-22), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-05-23), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-02-21), 10-K (filing date: 2018-12-13), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-08-23), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-05-24), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-02-22), 10-K (filing date: 2017-12-15), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-08-24), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-05-25), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-02-23), 10-K (filing date: 2016-12-15), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-08-25), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-05-26), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-02-25), 10-K (filing date: 2015-12-09), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-08-20), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-05-21), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-02-19), 10-K (filing date: 2014-12-17), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-08-21), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-05-22), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-02-20), 10-K (filing date: 2013-12-04), 10-Q (filing date: 2013-08-22), 10-Q (filing date: 2013-05-23), 10-Q (filing date: 2013-02-21).

1 Q3 2019 Calculation
Operating profit margin = 100 × (Income (loss) from operationsQ3 2019 + Income (loss) from operationsQ2 2019 + Income (loss) from operationsQ1 2019 + Income (loss) from operationsQ4 2018) ÷ (Net salesQ3 2019 + Net salesQ2 2019 + Net salesQ1 2019 + Net salesQ4 2018)
= 100 × (802 + 776 + 908 + 1,016) ÷ (3,562 + 3,539 + 3,753 + 4,014) = 23.55%

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Profitability ratio Description The company
Operating profit margin A profitability ratio calculated as operating income divided by revenue. Applied Materials Inc.’s operating profit margin ratio deteriorated from Q1 2019 to Q2 2019 and from Q2 2019 to Q3 2019.

Net Profit Margin

Applied Materials Inc., net profit margin calculation (quarterly data)

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Jul 28, 2019 Apr 28, 2019 Jan 27, 2019 Oct 28, 2018 Jul 29, 2018 Apr 29, 2018 Jan 28, 2018 Oct 29, 2017 Jul 30, 2017 Apr 30, 2017 Jan 29, 2017 Oct 30, 2016 Jul 31, 2016 May 1, 2016 Jan 31, 2016 Oct 25, 2015 Jul 26, 2015 Apr 26, 2015 Jan 25, 2015 Oct 26, 2014 Jul 27, 2014 Apr 27, 2014 Jan 26, 2014 Oct 27, 2013 Jul 28, 2013 Apr 28, 2013 Jan 27, 2013
Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)
Net income (loss) 571  666  771  876  1,173  1,129  135  982  925  824  703  610  505  320  286  336  329  364  348  256  301  262  253  183  168  (129) 34 
Net sales 3,562  3,539  3,753  4,014  4,468  4,567  4,204  3,969  3,744  3,546  3,278  3,297  2,821  2,450  2,257  2,368  2,490  2,442  2,359  2,264  2,265  2,353  2,190  1,988  1,975  1,973  1,573 
Profitability Ratio
Net profit margin1 19.40% 22.10% 23.50% 19.20% 19.87% 19.24% 18.53% 23.62% 22.08% 20.41% 18.05% 15.90% 14.62% 13.29% 13.76% 14.26% 13.57% 13.60% 12.63% 11.82% 11.36% 10.18% 5.85% 3.41%
Benchmarks
Net Profit Margin, Competitors2
Apple Inc. 21.50% 22.12% 22.72% 22.41% 21.98% 21.55% 21.12% 21.09% 20.87% 20.74% 20.73% 21.19% 21.70% 22.27% 22.87% 22.85% 22.62% 22.53% 22.25% 21.61%
Broadcom Inc. 13.44% 15.92% 30.50% 58.80% 57.66% 55.79% 40.81% 9.59% 3.12% -1.54% -12.03% -13.13% -6.20% -1.58% 19.97% 19.99% 16.28% 10.90% 9.24% 6.16% 8.78% 21.70% 21.15% 21.90%
Cisco Systems Inc. 25.76% 25.31% 2.52% 0.22% -2.61% -3.00% 20.26% 20.02% 20.61% 20.24% 21.73% 21.81% 20.72% 20.84% 19.32% 18.27% 18.30% 18.00% 16.25% 16.66%
Intel Corp. 27.46% 28.05% 29.04% 29.72% 21.91% 20.06% 17.32% 15.30% 22.31% 20.60% 18.57% 17.37% 17.90% 17.84% 20.39% 20.63% 20.79% 21.13% 21.05% 20.95%
NVIDIA Corp. 37.79% 36.22% 34.45% 31.37% 28.78% 27.41% 26.05% 24.11% 19.86% 16.97% 13.32% 12.26% 12.33% 11.01% 13.28% 13.47% 12.77% 12.04% 11.65% 10.65%
Qualcomm Inc. 13.41% 11.57% 10.03% -21.40% -18.40% -20.15% -18.64% 11.06% 17.26% 19.25% 20.56% 24.22% 22.64% 21.70% 20.02% 20.85% 23.02% 26.04% 29.91% 30.08%
Texas Instruments Inc. 35.16% 34.98% 34.84% 35.35% 29.62% 28.08% 26.39% 24.61% 29.98% 29.03% 28.20% 26.89% 25.74% 24.53% 23.65% 22.97% 22.74% 22.83% 22.63% 21.63%

Based on: 10-Q (filing date: 2019-08-22), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-05-23), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-02-21), 10-K (filing date: 2018-12-13), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-08-23), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-05-24), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-02-22), 10-K (filing date: 2017-12-15), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-08-24), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-05-25), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-02-23), 10-K (filing date: 2016-12-15), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-08-25), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-05-26), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-02-25), 10-K (filing date: 2015-12-09), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-08-20), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-05-21), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-02-19), 10-K (filing date: 2014-12-17), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-08-21), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-05-22), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-02-20), 10-K (filing date: 2013-12-04), 10-Q (filing date: 2013-08-22), 10-Q (filing date: 2013-05-23), 10-Q (filing date: 2013-02-21).

1 Q3 2019 Calculation
Net profit margin = 100 × (Net income (loss)Q3 2019 + Net income (loss)Q2 2019 + Net income (loss)Q1 2019 + Net income (loss)Q4 2018) ÷ (Net salesQ3 2019 + Net salesQ2 2019 + Net salesQ1 2019 + Net salesQ4 2018)
= 100 × (571 + 666 + 771 + 876) ÷ (3,562 + 3,539 + 3,753 + 4,014) = 19.40%

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Profitability ratio Description The company
Net profit margin An indicator of profitability, calculated as net income divided by revenue. Applied Materials Inc.’s net profit margin ratio deteriorated from Q1 2019 to Q2 2019 and from Q2 2019 to Q3 2019.

Return on Equity (ROE)

Applied Materials Inc., ROE calculation (quarterly data)

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Jul 28, 2019 Apr 28, 2019 Jan 27, 2019 Oct 28, 2018 Jul 29, 2018 Apr 29, 2018 Jan 28, 2018 Oct 29, 2017 Jul 30, 2017 Apr 30, 2017 Jan 29, 2017 Oct 30, 2016 Jul 31, 2016 May 1, 2016 Jan 31, 2016 Oct 25, 2015 Jul 26, 2015 Apr 26, 2015 Jan 25, 2015 Oct 26, 2014 Jul 27, 2014 Apr 27, 2014 Jan 26, 2014 Oct 27, 2013 Jul 28, 2013 Apr 28, 2013 Jan 27, 2013
Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)
Net income (loss) 571  666  771  876  1,173  1,129  135  982  925  824  703  610  505  320  286  336  329  364  348  256  301  262  253  183  168  (129) 34 
Stockholders’ equity 8,116  8,201  8,209  6,839  6,825  7,042  8,506  9,349  8,716  8,212  7,687  7,217  6,819  6,565  7,168  7,613  7,977  8,351  8,072  7,868  7,684  7,475  7,241  7,088  6,954  6,898  7,141 
Profitability Ratio
ROE1 35.53% 42.51% 48.11% 48.44% 50.10% 45.03% 33.69% 36.73% 35.13% 32.17% 27.81% 23.85% 21.22% 19.36% 18.35% 18.09% 16.26% 15.20% 14.46% 13.62% 13.00% 11.59% 6.56% 3.61%
Benchmarks
ROE, Competitors2
Apple Inc. 57.74% 54.01% 50.41% 55.56% 48.82% 42.02% 36.04% 36.07% 35.23% 34.11% 34.15% 35.62% 37.77% 38.85% 41.89% 44.74% 40.37% 37.06% 36.05% 35.42%
Broadcom Inc. 13.91% 15.66% 27.99% 45.99% 42.53% 34.18% 29.66% 8.34% 2.67% -1.29% -9.86% -9.20% -3.48% -0.71% 27.14% 28.94% 24.99% 16.40% 13.23% 8.11% 9.68% 19.21% 18.75% 19.13%
Cisco Systems Inc. 35.91% 31.54% 2.88% 0.25% -2.72% -2.78% 14.77% 14.53% 15.29% 15.41% 16.77% 16.89% 16.43% 16.98% 15.98% 15.04% 15.15% 14.99% 13.55% 13.86%
Intel Corp. 26.05% 26.35% 27.93% 28.24% 21.22% 18.97% 15.81% 13.91% 19.52% 18.52% 16.81% 15.58% 16.43% 16.46% 18.76% 18.70% 20.09% 20.24% 21.42% 20.95%
NVIDIA Corp. 49.54% 48.91% 49.03% 40.78% 40.66% 38.29% 32.05% 28.91% 22.90% 20.60% 16.40% 13.74% 13.42% 12.57% 13.79% 14.27% 13.90% 12.32% 11.97% 9.87%
Qualcomm Inc. 62.00% 63.55% 59.64% -524.14% -18.22% -19.12% -17.43% 8.02% 12.45% 14.27% 15.66% 17.95% 16.86% 16.56% 15.86% 16.78% 18.38% 18.92% 20.77% 20.34%
Texas Instruments Inc. 57.72% 62.82% 63.75% 62.04% 44.55% 41.38% 38.07% 35.62% 39.91% 38.46% 36.48% 34.33% 32.90% 31.76% 31.09% 30.02% 29.84% 29.43% 28.84% 27.15%

Based on: 10-Q (filing date: 2019-08-22), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-05-23), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-02-21), 10-K (filing date: 2018-12-13), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-08-23), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-05-24), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-02-22), 10-K (filing date: 2017-12-15), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-08-24), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-05-25), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-02-23), 10-K (filing date: 2016-12-15), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-08-25), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-05-26), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-02-25), 10-K (filing date: 2015-12-09), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-08-20), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-05-21), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-02-19), 10-K (filing date: 2014-12-17), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-08-21), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-05-22), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-02-20), 10-K (filing date: 2013-12-04), 10-Q (filing date: 2013-08-22), 10-Q (filing date: 2013-05-23), 10-Q (filing date: 2013-02-21).

1 Q3 2019 Calculation
ROE = 100 × (Net income (loss)Q3 2019 + Net income (loss)Q2 2019 + Net income (loss)Q1 2019 + Net income (loss)Q4 2018) ÷ Stockholders’ equity
= 100 × (571 + 666 + 771 + 876) ÷ 8,116 = 35.53%

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Profitability ratio Description The company
ROE A profitability ratio calculated as net income divided by shareholders’ equity. Applied Materials Inc.’s ROE deteriorated from Q1 2019 to Q2 2019 and from Q2 2019 to Q3 2019.

Return on Assets (ROA)

Applied Materials Inc., ROA calculation (quarterly data)

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Jul 28, 2019 Apr 28, 2019 Jan 27, 2019 Oct 28, 2018 Jul 29, 2018 Apr 29, 2018 Jan 28, 2018 Oct 29, 2017 Jul 30, 2017 Apr 30, 2017 Jan 29, 2017 Oct 30, 2016 Jul 31, 2016 May 1, 2016 Jan 31, 2016 Oct 25, 2015 Jul 26, 2015 Apr 26, 2015 Jan 25, 2015 Oct 26, 2014 Jul 27, 2014 Apr 27, 2014 Jan 26, 2014 Oct 27, 2013 Jul 28, 2013 Apr 28, 2013 Jan 27, 2013
Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)
Net income (loss) 571  666  771  876  1,173  1,129  135  982  925  824  703  610  505  320  286  336  329  364  348  256  301  262  253  183  168  (129) 34 
Total assets 18,805  18,775  18,922  17,773  17,883  18,498  19,663  19,419  19,078  18,240  15,244  14,588  13,699  13,075  13,326  15,308  13,153  13,587  13,073  13,174  12,851  12,555  12,199  12,043  11,751  11,695  11,714 
Profitability Ratio
ROA1 15.34% 18.57% 20.87% 18.64% 19.12% 17.14% 14.58% 17.68% 16.05% 14.48% 14.03% 11.80% 10.56% 9.72% 9.87% 9.00% 9.86% 9.34% 8.93% 8.14% 7.77% 6.90% 3.89% 2.13%
Benchmarks
ROA, Competitors2
Apple Inc. 17.28% 16.72% 15.90% 16.28% 16.07% 14.51% 12.42% 12.88% 13.52% 13.67% 13.65% 14.20% 15.64% 16.60% 18.32% 18.38% 18.57% 18.30% 16.98% 17.04%
Broadcom Inc. 4.29% 4.90% 9.01% 24.46% 23.18% 19.95% 14.09% 3.11% 1.06% -0.50% -3.78% -3.48% -1.36% -0.27% 12.90% 12.88% 10.71% 6.32% 4.49% 2.51% 2.92% 16.51% 16.16% 16.16%
Cisco Systems Inc. 13.59% 12.56% 1.20% 0.10% -1.11% -1.10% 7.42% 7.40% 7.94% 7.79% 8.42% 8.83% 8.63% 9.17% 8.57% 7.91% 8.39% 8.25% 7.39% 7.47%
Intel Corp. 14.46% 15.10% 15.89% 16.45% 11.83% 10.55% 8.62% 7.79% 10.90% 10.41% 9.71% 9.10% 9.24% 9.19% 10.88% 11.08% 11.64% 12.90% 13.14% 12.73%
NVIDIA Corp. 34.37% 33.40% 33.02% 27.11% 26.28% 24.32% 20.88% 16.93% 12.68% 12.37% 9.68% 8.33% 8.35% 7.54% 8.61% 8.76% 8.49% 7.65% 7.26% 6.07%
Qualcomm Inc. 9.92% 7.22% 6.30% -14.88% -6.77% -7.10% -6.48% 3.77% 6.05% 7.98% 9.34% 10.90% 10.18% 9.80% 9.55% 10.38% 11.67% 15.17% 16.64% 16.40%
Texas Instruments Inc. 28.82% 30.67% 31.14% 32.56% 25.22% 23.75% 23.14% 20.87% 25.90% 25.05% 24.29% 21.88% 20.87% 20.16% 19.39% 18.40% 17.99% 17.13% 17.24% 15.92%

Based on: 10-Q (filing date: 2019-08-22), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-05-23), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-02-21), 10-K (filing date: 2018-12-13), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-08-23), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-05-24), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-02-22), 10-K (filing date: 2017-12-15), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-08-24), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-05-25), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-02-23), 10-K (filing date: 2016-12-15), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-08-25), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-05-26), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-02-25), 10-K (filing date: 2015-12-09), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-08-20), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-05-21), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-02-19), 10-K (filing date: 2014-12-17), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-08-21), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-05-22), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-02-20), 10-K (filing date: 2013-12-04), 10-Q (filing date: 2013-08-22), 10-Q (filing date: 2013-05-23), 10-Q (filing date: 2013-02-21).

1 Q3 2019 Calculation
ROA = 100 × (Net income (loss)Q3 2019 + Net income (loss)Q2 2019 + Net income (loss)Q1 2019 + Net income (loss)Q4 2018) ÷ Total assets
= 100 × (571 + 666 + 771 + 876) ÷ 18,805 = 15.34%

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Profitability ratio Description The company
ROA A profitability ratio calculated as net income divided by total assets. Applied Materials Inc.’s ROA deteriorated from Q1 2019 to Q2 2019 and from Q2 2019 to Q3 2019.