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Abbott Laboratories (NYSE:ABT)

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Adjustment to Net Income (Loss): Mark to Market Available-for-sale Securities

Abbott Laboratories, adjustment to net earnings

US$ in millions

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12 months ended: Dec 31, 2019 Dec 31, 2018 Dec 31, 2017 Dec 31, 2016 Dec 31, 2015
Net earnings (as reported)
Add: Unrealized gains (losses) on marketable equity securities, net of taxes
Net earnings (adjusted)

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2020-02-21), 10-K (filing date: 2019-02-22), 10-K (filing date: 2018-02-16), 10-K (filing date: 2017-02-17), 10-K (filing date: 2016-02-19).


Adjusted Profitability Ratios: Mark to Market Available-for-sale Securities (Summary)

Abbott Laboratories, adjusted profitability ratios

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Dec 31, 2019 Dec 31, 2018 Dec 31, 2017 Dec 31, 2016 Dec 31, 2015
Net Profit Margin
Reported net profit margin
Adjusted net profit margin
Return on Equity (ROE)
Reported ROE
Adjusted ROE
Return on Assets (ROA)
Reported ROA
Adjusted ROA

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2020-02-21), 10-K (filing date: 2019-02-22), 10-K (filing date: 2018-02-16), 10-K (filing date: 2017-02-17), 10-K (filing date: 2016-02-19).

Profitability ratio Description The company
Adjusted net profit margin An indicator of profitability, calculated as adjusted net income divided by revenue. Abbott Laboratories’s adjusted net profit margin ratio improved from 2017 to 2018 and from 2018 to 2019.
Adjusted ROE A profitability ratio calculated as adjusted net income divided by shareholders’ equity. Abbott Laboratories’s adjusted ROE improved from 2017 to 2018 and from 2018 to 2019.
Adjusted ROA A profitability ratio calculated as adjusted net income divided by total assets. Abbott Laboratories’s adjusted ROA improved from 2017 to 2018 and from 2018 to 2019.

Abbott Laboratories, Profitability Ratios: Reported vs. Adjusted


Adjusted Net Profit Margin

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Dec 31, 2019 Dec 31, 2018 Dec 31, 2017 Dec 31, 2016 Dec 31, 2015
As Reported
Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)
Net earnings
Net sales
Profitability Ratio
Net profit margin1
Adjusted: Mark to Market Available-for-sale Securities
Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)
Adjusted net earnings
Net sales
Profitability Ratio
Adjusted net profit margin2

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2020-02-21), 10-K (filing date: 2019-02-22), 10-K (filing date: 2018-02-16), 10-K (filing date: 2017-02-17), 10-K (filing date: 2016-02-19).

2019 Calculations

1 Net profit margin = 100 × Net earnings ÷ Net sales
= 100 × ÷ =

2 Adjusted net profit margin = 100 × Adjusted net earnings ÷ Net sales
= 100 × ÷ =

Profitability ratio Description The company
Adjusted net profit margin An indicator of profitability, calculated as adjusted net income divided by revenue. Abbott Laboratories’s adjusted net profit margin ratio improved from 2017 to 2018 and from 2018 to 2019.

Adjusted Return on Equity (ROE)

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Dec 31, 2019 Dec 31, 2018 Dec 31, 2017 Dec 31, 2016 Dec 31, 2015
As Reported
Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)
Net earnings
Total Abbott shareholders’ investment
Profitability Ratio
ROE1
Adjusted: Mark to Market Available-for-sale Securities
Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)
Adjusted net earnings
Total Abbott shareholders’ investment
Profitability Ratio
Adjusted ROE2

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2020-02-21), 10-K (filing date: 2019-02-22), 10-K (filing date: 2018-02-16), 10-K (filing date: 2017-02-17), 10-K (filing date: 2016-02-19).

2019 Calculations

1 ROE = 100 × Net earnings ÷ Total Abbott shareholders’ investment
= 100 × ÷ =

2 Adjusted ROE = 100 × Adjusted net earnings ÷ Total Abbott shareholders’ investment
= 100 × ÷ =

Profitability ratio Description The company
Adjusted ROE A profitability ratio calculated as adjusted net income divided by shareholders’ equity. Abbott Laboratories’s adjusted ROE improved from 2017 to 2018 and from 2018 to 2019.

Adjusted Return on Assets (ROA)

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Dec 31, 2019 Dec 31, 2018 Dec 31, 2017 Dec 31, 2016 Dec 31, 2015
As Reported
Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)
Net earnings
Total assets
Profitability Ratio
ROA1
Adjusted: Mark to Market Available-for-sale Securities
Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)
Adjusted net earnings
Total assets
Profitability Ratio
Adjusted ROA2

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2020-02-21), 10-K (filing date: 2019-02-22), 10-K (filing date: 2018-02-16), 10-K (filing date: 2017-02-17), 10-K (filing date: 2016-02-19).

2019 Calculations

1 ROA = 100 × Net earnings ÷ Total assets
= 100 × ÷ =

2 Adjusted ROA = 100 × Adjusted net earnings ÷ Total assets
= 100 × ÷ =

Profitability ratio Description The company
Adjusted ROA A profitability ratio calculated as adjusted net income divided by total assets. Abbott Laboratories’s adjusted ROA improved from 2017 to 2018 and from 2018 to 2019.