Costco Wholesale Corp. (COST)
Return on Capital (ROC)
Return on capital (ROC) is after tax rate of return on net business assets. ROIC is unaffected by changes in interest rates or company’s debt and equity structure. It measures business productivity performance.
Return on Invested Capital (ROIC)
Costco Wholesale Corp., ROIC calculation
|Sep 1, 2019||Sep 2, 2018||Sep 3, 2017||Aug 28, 2016||Aug 30, 2015||Aug 31, 2014|
|Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)|
|Net operating profit after taxes (NOPAT)1|
Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2019-10-11), 10-K (filing date: 2018-10-26), 10-K (filing date: 2017-10-18), 10-K (filing date: 2016-10-12), 10-K (filing date: 2015-10-14), 10-K (filing date: 2014-10-15).
1 NOPAT. See details »
2 Invested capital. See details »
3 2019 Calculation
ROIC = 100 × NOPAT ÷ Invested capital
= 100 × ÷ =
|Performance ratio||Description||The company|
|ROIC||A measure of the periodic, after tax, cash-on-cash yield earned in the business.||Costco Wholesale Corp.’s ROIC improved from 2017 to 2018 and from 2018 to 2019.|