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Comcast Corp. (NASDAQ:CMCSA)

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Analysis of Profitability Ratios

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Profitability Ratios (Summary)

Comcast Corp., profitability ratios

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

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2020-01-30), 10-K (filing date: 2019-01-31), 10-K (filing date: 2018-01-31), 10-K (filing date: 2017-02-03), 10-K (filing date: 2016-02-05).

Profitability ratio Description The company
Gross profit margin Gross profit margin indicates the percentage of revenue available to cover operating and other expenditures. Comcast Corp.’s gross profit margin ratio deteriorated from 2017 to 2018 and from 2018 to 2019.
Operating profit margin A profitability ratio calculated as operating income divided by revenue. Comcast Corp.’s operating profit margin ratio deteriorated from 2017 to 2018 and from 2018 to 2019.
Net profit margin An indicator of profitability, calculated as net income divided by revenue. Comcast Corp.’s net profit margin ratio deteriorated from 2017 to 2018 and from 2018 to 2019.

Profitability ratio Description The company
ROE A profitability ratio calculated as net income divided by shareholders’ equity. Comcast Corp.’s ROE deteriorated from 2017 to 2018 and from 2018 to 2019.
ROA A profitability ratio calculated as net income divided by total assets. Comcast Corp.’s ROA deteriorated from 2017 to 2018 but then slightly improved from 2018 to 2019.

Gross Profit Margin

Comcast Corp., gross profit margin calculation, comparison to benchmarks

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Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)
Gross profit
Revenue
Profitability Ratio
Gross profit margin1
Benchmarks
Gross Profit Margin, Competitors2
Charter Communications Inc.
Netflix Inc.
Walt Disney Co.

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2020-01-30), 10-K (filing date: 2019-01-31), 10-K (filing date: 2018-01-31), 10-K (filing date: 2017-02-03), 10-K (filing date: 2016-02-05).

1 2019 Calculation
Gross profit margin = 100 × Gross profit ÷ Revenue
= 100 × ÷ =

2 Click competitor name to see calculations.

Profitability ratio Description The company
Gross profit margin Gross profit margin indicates the percentage of revenue available to cover operating and other expenditures. Comcast Corp.’s gross profit margin ratio deteriorated from 2017 to 2018 and from 2018 to 2019.

Operating Profit Margin

Comcast Corp., operating profit margin calculation, comparison to benchmarks

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Dec 31, 2019 Dec 31, 2018 Dec 31, 2017 Dec 31, 2016 Dec 31, 2015
Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)
Operating income
Revenue
Profitability Ratio
Operating profit margin1
Benchmarks
Operating Profit Margin, Competitors2
Charter Communications Inc.
Netflix Inc.
Walt Disney Co.
Operating Profit Margin, Sector
Media
Operating Profit Margin, Industry
Consumer Services

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2020-01-30), 10-K (filing date: 2019-01-31), 10-K (filing date: 2018-01-31), 10-K (filing date: 2017-02-03), 10-K (filing date: 2016-02-05).

1 2019 Calculation
Operating profit margin = 100 × Operating income ÷ Revenue
= 100 × ÷ =

2 Click competitor name to see calculations.

Profitability ratio Description The company
Operating profit margin A profitability ratio calculated as operating income divided by revenue. Comcast Corp.’s operating profit margin ratio deteriorated from 2017 to 2018 and from 2018 to 2019.

Net Profit Margin

Comcast Corp., net profit margin calculation, comparison to benchmarks

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Dec 31, 2019 Dec 31, 2018 Dec 31, 2017 Dec 31, 2016 Dec 31, 2015
Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)
Net income attributable to Comcast Corporation
Revenue
Profitability Ratio
Net profit margin1
Benchmarks
Net Profit Margin, Competitors2
Charter Communications Inc.
Netflix Inc.
Walt Disney Co.
Net Profit Margin, Sector
Media
Net Profit Margin, Industry
Consumer Services

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2020-01-30), 10-K (filing date: 2019-01-31), 10-K (filing date: 2018-01-31), 10-K (filing date: 2017-02-03), 10-K (filing date: 2016-02-05).

1 2019 Calculation
Net profit margin = 100 × Net income attributable to Comcast Corporation ÷ Revenue
= 100 × ÷ =

2 Click competitor name to see calculations.

Profitability ratio Description The company
Net profit margin An indicator of profitability, calculated as net income divided by revenue. Comcast Corp.’s net profit margin ratio deteriorated from 2017 to 2018 and from 2018 to 2019.

Return on Equity (ROE)

Comcast Corp., ROE calculation, comparison to benchmarks

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Dec 31, 2019 Dec 31, 2018 Dec 31, 2017 Dec 31, 2016 Dec 31, 2015
Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)
Net income attributable to Comcast Corporation
Total Comcast Corporation shareholders’ equity
Profitability Ratio
ROE1
Benchmarks
ROE, Competitors2
Charter Communications Inc.
Netflix Inc.
Walt Disney Co.
ROE, Sector
Media
ROE, Industry
Consumer Services

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2020-01-30), 10-K (filing date: 2019-01-31), 10-K (filing date: 2018-01-31), 10-K (filing date: 2017-02-03), 10-K (filing date: 2016-02-05).

1 2019 Calculation
ROE = 100 × Net income attributable to Comcast Corporation ÷ Total Comcast Corporation shareholders’ equity
= 100 × ÷ =

2 Click competitor name to see calculations.

Profitability ratio Description The company
ROE A profitability ratio calculated as net income divided by shareholders’ equity. Comcast Corp.’s ROE deteriorated from 2017 to 2018 and from 2018 to 2019.

Return on Assets (ROA)

Comcast Corp., ROA calculation, comparison to benchmarks

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Dec 31, 2019 Dec 31, 2018 Dec 31, 2017 Dec 31, 2016 Dec 31, 2015
Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)
Net income attributable to Comcast Corporation
Total assets
Profitability Ratio
ROA1
Benchmarks
ROA, Competitors2
Charter Communications Inc.
Netflix Inc.
Walt Disney Co.
ROA, Sector
Media
ROA, Industry
Consumer Services

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2020-01-30), 10-K (filing date: 2019-01-31), 10-K (filing date: 2018-01-31), 10-K (filing date: 2017-02-03), 10-K (filing date: 2016-02-05).

1 2019 Calculation
ROA = 100 × Net income attributable to Comcast Corporation ÷ Total assets
= 100 × ÷ =

2 Click competitor name to see calculations.

Profitability ratio Description The company
ROA A profitability ratio calculated as net income divided by total assets. Comcast Corp.’s ROA deteriorated from 2017 to 2018 but then slightly improved from 2018 to 2019.