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Intuit Inc. (NASDAQ:INTU)

Analysis of Profitability Ratios

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Profitability Ratios (Summary)

Intuit Inc., profitability ratios

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Jul 31, 2019 Jul 31, 2018 Jul 31, 2017 Jul 31, 2016 Jul 31, 2015 Jul 31, 2014
Return on Sales
Gross profit margin 82.80% 83.62% 84.37% 83.98% 82.71% 85.18%
Operating profit margin 27.33% 25.10% 26.95% 26.46% 17.60% 29.16%
Net profit margin 22.95% 20.31% 18.76% 20.86% 8.71% 20.13%
Return on Investment
Return on equity (ROE) 41.53% 51.44% 71.71% 84.32% 15.65% 29.47%
Return on assets (ROA) 24.78% 23.39% 23.87% 23.04% 7.35% 17.44%

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2019-08-30), 10-K (filing date: 2018-08-31), 10-K (filing date: 2017-09-01), 10-K (filing date: 2016-09-01), 10-K (filing date: 2015-09-01), 10-K (filing date: 2014-09-12).

Profitability ratio Description The company
Gross profit margin Gross profit margin indicates the percentage of revenue available to cover operating and other expenditures. Intuit Inc.’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. Intuit Inc.’s operating profit margin ratio deteriorated from 2017 to 2018 but then improved from 2018 to 2019 exceeding 2017 level.
Net profit margin An indicator of profitability, calculated as net income divided by revenue. Intuit Inc.’s net profit margin ratio improved 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. Intuit Inc.’s ROE deteriorated from 2017 to 2018 and from 2018 to 2019.
ROA A profitability ratio calculated as net income divided by total assets. Intuit Inc.’s ROA deteriorated from 2017 to 2018 but then improved from 2018 to 2019 exceeding 2017 level.

Gross Profit Margin

Intuit Inc., gross profit margin calculation, comparison to benchmarks

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Jul 31, 2019 Jul 31, 2018 Jul 31, 2017 Jul 31, 2016 Jul 31, 2015 Jul 31, 2014
Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)
Gross profit 5,617  4,987  4,368  3,942  3,467  3,838 
Net revenue 6,784  5,964  5,177  4,694  4,192  4,506 
Profitability Ratio
Gross profit margin1 82.80% 83.62% 84.37% 83.98% 82.71% 85.18%
Benchmarks
Gross Profit Margin, Competitors2
Adobe Inc. 85.03% 86.77% 86.16% 86.00% 84.48% 85.00%
Alphabet Inc. 55.58% 56.48% 58.88% 61.08% 62.44%
Autodesk Inc. 88.87% 85.25% 83.17% 85.20% 86.38%
Facebook Inc. 81.94% 83.25% 86.58% 86.29% 84.01%
International Business Machines Corp. 47.30% 46.41% 45.78% 47.92% 49.77%
Microsoft Corp. 65.90% 65.25% 61.91% 61.58% 64.70% 68.82%
Oracle Corp. 79.76% 79.71% 80.20% 79.81% 80.30%
salesforce.com inc. 74.02% 73.54% 73.38% 75.18% 76.01%
ServiceNow Inc. 76.98% 76.13% 74.15% 71.33% 67.24%

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2019-08-30), 10-K (filing date: 2018-08-31), 10-K (filing date: 2017-09-01), 10-K (filing date: 2016-09-01), 10-K (filing date: 2015-09-01), 10-K (filing date: 2014-09-12).

1 2019 Calculation
Gross profit margin = 100 × Gross profit ÷ Net revenue
= 100 × 5,617 ÷ 6,784 = 82.80%

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. Intuit Inc.’s gross profit margin ratio deteriorated from 2017 to 2018 and from 2018 to 2019.

Operating Profit Margin

Intuit Inc., operating profit margin calculation, comparison to benchmarks

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Jul 31, 2019 Jul 31, 2018 Jul 31, 2017 Jul 31, 2016 Jul 31, 2015 Jul 31, 2014
Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)
Operating income from continuing operations 1,854  1,497  1,395  1,242  738  1,314 
Net revenue 6,784  5,964  5,177  4,694  4,192  4,506 
Profitability Ratio
Operating profit margin1 27.33% 25.10% 26.95% 26.46% 17.60% 29.16%
Benchmarks
Operating Profit Margin, Competitors2
Adobe Inc. 29.25% 31.45% 29.69% 25.51% 18.83% 9.95%
Alphabet Inc. 21.15% 19.24% 23.59% 26.27% 25.82%
Autodesk Inc. -0.97% -24.75% -24.60% 0.05% 4.80%
Facebook Inc. 33.93% 44.62% 49.70% 44.96% 34.72%
International Business Machines Corp. 13.67% 16.61% 14.91% 16.40% 19.19%
Microsoft Corp. 34.14% 31.77% 24.82% 23.65% 19.41% 31.97%
Oracle Corp. 34.26% 34.34% 33.69% 34.02% 36.29%
salesforce.com inc. 4.03% 2.25% 0.77% 1.72% -2.71%
ServiceNow Inc. 1.22% -1.63% -5.25% -30.41% -16.55%
Operating Profit Margin, Sector
Software & Computer Services 25.56% 25.90% 25.11% 24.75% 23.05%
Operating Profit Margin, Industry
Technology 25.94% 27.04% 25.48% 24.49% 25.18%

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2019-08-30), 10-K (filing date: 2018-08-31), 10-K (filing date: 2017-09-01), 10-K (filing date: 2016-09-01), 10-K (filing date: 2015-09-01), 10-K (filing date: 2014-09-12).

1 2019 Calculation
Operating profit margin = 100 × Operating income from continuing operations ÷ Net revenue
= 100 × 1,854 ÷ 6,784 = 27.33%

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. Intuit Inc.’s operating profit margin ratio deteriorated from 2017 to 2018 but then improved from 2018 to 2019 exceeding 2017 level.

Net Profit Margin

Intuit Inc., net profit margin calculation, comparison to benchmarks

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Jul 31, 2019 Jul 31, 2018 Jul 31, 2017 Jul 31, 2016 Jul 31, 2015 Jul 31, 2014
Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)
Net income 1,557  1,211  971  979  365  907 
Net revenue 6,784  5,964  5,177  4,694  4,192  4,506 
Profitability Ratio
Net profit margin1 22.95% 20.31% 18.76% 20.86% 8.71% 20.13%
Benchmarks
Net Profit Margin, Competitors2
Adobe Inc. 26.42% 28.69% 23.20% 19.96% 13.13% 6.47%
Alphabet Inc. 21.22% 22.46% 11.42% 21.58% 21.80%
Autodesk Inc. -3.14% -27.56% -28.66% -13.20% 3.26%
Facebook Inc. 26.15% 39.60% 39.20% 36.97% 20.57%
International Business Machines Corp. 12.22% 10.97% 7.27% 14.86% 16.14%
Microsoft Corp. 31.18% 15.02% 23.57% 19.69% 13.03% 25.42%
Oracle Corp. 28.05% 9.60% 24.74% 24.03% 26.00%
salesforce.com inc. 8.36% 1.22% 2.14% -0.71% -4.89%
ServiceNow Inc. 18.11% -1.02% -7.71% -32.49% -19.73%
Net Profit Margin, Sector
Software & Computer Services 23.18% 18.85% 17.49% 20.09% 17.26%
Net Profit Margin, Industry
Technology 22.91% 20.79% 18.52% 19.28% 19.30%

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2019-08-30), 10-K (filing date: 2018-08-31), 10-K (filing date: 2017-09-01), 10-K (filing date: 2016-09-01), 10-K (filing date: 2015-09-01), 10-K (filing date: 2014-09-12).

1 2019 Calculation
Net profit margin = 100 × Net income ÷ Net revenue
= 100 × 1,557 ÷ 6,784 = 22.95%

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. Intuit Inc.’s net profit margin ratio improved from 2017 to 2018 and from 2018 to 2019.

Return on Equity (ROE)

Intuit Inc., ROE calculation, comparison to benchmarks

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Jul 31, 2019 Jul 31, 2018 Jul 31, 2017 Jul 31, 2016 Jul 31, 2015 Jul 31, 2014
Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)
Net income 1,557  1,211  971  979  365  907 
Stockholders’ equity 3,749  2,354  1,354  1,161  2,332  3,078 
Profitability Ratio
ROE1 41.53% 51.44% 71.71% 84.32% 15.65% 29.47%
Benchmarks
ROE, Competitors2
Adobe Inc. 28.03% 27.67% 20.02% 15.74% 8.99% 3.96%
Alphabet Inc. 17.05% 17.30% 8.30% 14.01% 13.59%
Autodesk Inc. -79.35% -20.41% 3.69%
Facebook Inc. 18.29% 26.28% 21.43% 17.26% 8.34%
International Business Machines Corp. 45.25% 51.96% 32.70% 65.07% 92.48%
Microsoft Corp. 38.35% 20.03% 29.29% 23.33% 15.23% 24.59%
Oracle Corp. 50.87% 8.37% 17.33% 18.82% 20.42%
salesforce.com inc. 7.11% 1.36% 2.40% -0.95% -6.61%
ServiceNow Inc. 29.45% -2.40% -25.53% -116.76% -35.01%
ROE, Sector
Software & Computer Services 24.78% 19.89% 17.21% 19.52% 17.29%
ROE, Industry
Technology 30.04% 27.15% 20.28% 20.75% 22.58%

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2019-08-30), 10-K (filing date: 2018-08-31), 10-K (filing date: 2017-09-01), 10-K (filing date: 2016-09-01), 10-K (filing date: 2015-09-01), 10-K (filing date: 2014-09-12).

1 2019 Calculation
ROE = 100 × Net income ÷ Stockholders’ equity
= 100 × 1,557 ÷ 3,749 = 41.53%

2 Click competitor name to see calculations.

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

Return on Assets (ROA)

Intuit Inc., ROA calculation, comparison to benchmarks

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Jul 31, 2019 Jul 31, 2018 Jul 31, 2017 Jul 31, 2016 Jul 31, 2015 Jul 31, 2014
Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)
Net income 1,557  1,211  971  979  365  907 
Total assets 6,283  5,178  4,068  4,250  4,968  5,201 
Profitability Ratio
ROA1 24.78% 23.39% 23.87% 23.04% 7.35% 17.44%
Benchmarks
ROA, Competitors2
Adobe Inc. 14.22% 13.80% 11.65% 9.20% 5.37% 2.49%
Alphabet Inc. 12.45% 13.20% 6.42% 11.63% 11.09%
Autodesk Inc. -1.71% -13.78% -12.13% -5.99% 1.66%
Facebook Inc. 13.86% 22.72% 18.85% 15.73% 7.46%
International Business Machines Corp. 6.20% 7.07% 4.59% 10.11% 11.94%
Microsoft Corp. 13.69% 6.40% 8.80% 8.67% 6.92% 12.81%
Oracle Corp. 10.20% 2.79% 6.92% 7.93% 8.96%
salesforce.com inc. 3.61% 0.61% 1.02% -0.37% -2.46%
ServiceNow Inc. 10.41% -0.69% -4.39% -22.22% -10.98%
ROA, Sector
Software & Computer Services 11.58% 9.45% 8.10% 9.90% 8.90%
ROA, Industry
Technology 12.91% 11.93% 9.22% 10.14% 11.34%

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2019-08-30), 10-K (filing date: 2018-08-31), 10-K (filing date: 2017-09-01), 10-K (filing date: 2016-09-01), 10-K (filing date: 2015-09-01), 10-K (filing date: 2014-09-12).

1 2019 Calculation
ROA = 100 × Net income ÷ Total assets
= 100 × 1,557 ÷ 6,283 = 24.78%

2 Click competitor name to see calculations.

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