Qualcomm Inc. (QCOM)
Return on Capital (ROC)
High level of difficulty
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)
Qualcomm Inc., ROIC calculation
Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2019-11-06), 10-K (filing date: 2018-11-07), 10-K (filing date: 2017-11-01), 10-K (filing date: 2016-11-02), 10-K (filing date: 2015-11-04), 10-K (filing date: 2014-11-05).
1 NOPAT. See details »
2 Invested capital. See details »
3 2019 Calculation
ROIC = 100 × NOPAT ÷ Invested capital
= 100 × 5,881 ÷ 21,153 = 27.80%
|Performance ratio||Description||The company|
|ROIC||A measure of the periodic, after tax, cash-on-cash yield earned in the business.||Qualcomm Inc.’s ROIC deteriorated from 2017 to 2018 but then improved from 2018 to 2019 exceeding 2017 level.|