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Meta Platforms Inc. (NASDAQ:FB)

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Profitability Ratios (Summary)

Meta Platforms Inc., 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 (reporting date: 2020-12-31), 10-K (reporting date: 2019-12-31), 10-K (reporting date: 2018-12-31), 10-K (reporting date: 2017-12-31), 10-K (reporting date: 2016-12-31).

Profitability ratio Description The company
Gross profit margin Gross profit margin indicates the percentage of revenue available to cover operating and other expenditures. Meta Platforms Inc. gross profit margin ratio deteriorated from 2018 to 2019 and from 2019 to 2020.
Operating profit margin A profitability ratio calculated as operating income divided by revenue. Meta Platforms Inc. operating profit margin ratio deteriorated from 2018 to 2019 but then slightly improved from 2019 to 2020.
Net profit margin An indicator of profitability, calculated as net income divided by revenue. Meta Platforms Inc. net profit margin ratio deteriorated from 2018 to 2019 but then improved from 2019 to 2020 not reaching 2018 level.

Profitability ratio Description The company
ROE A profitability ratio calculated as net income divided by shareholders’ equity. Meta Platforms Inc. ROE deteriorated from 2018 to 2019 but then improved from 2019 to 2020 not reaching 2018 level.
ROA A profitability ratio calculated as net income divided by total assets. Meta Platforms Inc. ROA deteriorated from 2018 to 2019 but then improved from 2019 to 2020 not reaching 2018 level.

Gross Profit Margin

Meta Platforms Inc., 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
Alphabet Inc.
Charter Communications Inc.
Comcast Corp.
Netflix Inc.
Walt Disney Co.

Based on: 10-K (reporting date: 2020-12-31), 10-K (reporting date: 2019-12-31), 10-K (reporting date: 2018-12-31), 10-K (reporting date: 2017-12-31), 10-K (reporting date: 2016-12-31).

1 2020 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. Meta Platforms Inc. gross profit margin ratio deteriorated from 2018 to 2019 and from 2019 to 2020.

Operating Profit Margin

Meta Platforms Inc., operating profit margin calculation, comparison to benchmarks

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Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)
Income from operations
Revenue
Profitability Ratio
Operating profit margin1
Benchmarks
Operating Profit Margin, Competitors2
Alphabet Inc.
Charter Communications Inc.
Comcast Corp.
Netflix Inc.
Walt Disney Co.
Operating Profit Margin, Sector
Media & Entertainment
Operating Profit Margin, Industry
Communication Services

Based on: 10-K (reporting date: 2020-12-31), 10-K (reporting date: 2019-12-31), 10-K (reporting date: 2018-12-31), 10-K (reporting date: 2017-12-31), 10-K (reporting date: 2016-12-31).

1 2020 Calculation
Operating profit margin = 100 × Income from operations ÷ 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. Meta Platforms Inc. operating profit margin ratio deteriorated from 2018 to 2019 but then slightly improved from 2019 to 2020.

Net Profit Margin

Meta Platforms Inc., net profit margin calculation, comparison to benchmarks

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Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)
Net income
Revenue
Profitability Ratio
Net profit margin1
Benchmarks
Net Profit Margin, Competitors2
Alphabet Inc.
Charter Communications Inc.
Comcast Corp.
Netflix Inc.
Walt Disney Co.
Net Profit Margin, Sector
Media & Entertainment
Net Profit Margin, Industry
Communication Services

Based on: 10-K (reporting date: 2020-12-31), 10-K (reporting date: 2019-12-31), 10-K (reporting date: 2018-12-31), 10-K (reporting date: 2017-12-31), 10-K (reporting date: 2016-12-31).

1 2020 Calculation
Net profit margin = 100 × Net income ÷ 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. Meta Platforms Inc. net profit margin ratio deteriorated from 2018 to 2019 but then improved from 2019 to 2020 not reaching 2018 level.

Return on Equity (ROE)

Meta Platforms Inc., ROE calculation, comparison to benchmarks

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Dec 31, 2020 Dec 31, 2019 Dec 31, 2018 Dec 31, 2017 Dec 31, 2016
Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)
Net income
Stockholders’ equity
Profitability Ratio
ROE1
Benchmarks
ROE, Competitors2
Alphabet Inc.
Charter Communications Inc.
Comcast Corp.
Netflix Inc.
Walt Disney Co.
ROE, Sector
Media & Entertainment
ROE, Industry
Communication Services

Based on: 10-K (reporting date: 2020-12-31), 10-K (reporting date: 2019-12-31), 10-K (reporting date: 2018-12-31), 10-K (reporting date: 2017-12-31), 10-K (reporting date: 2016-12-31).

1 2020 Calculation
ROE = 100 × Net income ÷ Stockholders’ 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. Meta Platforms Inc. ROE deteriorated from 2018 to 2019 but then improved from 2019 to 2020 not reaching 2018 level.

Return on Assets (ROA)

Meta Platforms Inc., ROA calculation, comparison to benchmarks

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Dec 31, 2020 Dec 31, 2019 Dec 31, 2018 Dec 31, 2017 Dec 31, 2016
Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)
Net income
Total assets
Profitability Ratio
ROA1
Benchmarks
ROA, Competitors2
Alphabet Inc.
Charter Communications Inc.
Comcast Corp.
Netflix Inc.
Walt Disney Co.
ROA, Sector
Media & Entertainment
ROA, Industry
Communication Services

Based on: 10-K (reporting date: 2020-12-31), 10-K (reporting date: 2019-12-31), 10-K (reporting date: 2018-12-31), 10-K (reporting date: 2017-12-31), 10-K (reporting date: 2016-12-31).

1 2020 Calculation
ROA = 100 × Net income ÷ 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. Meta Platforms Inc. ROA deteriorated from 2018 to 2019 but then improved from 2019 to 2020 not reaching 2018 level.