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Abbott Laboratories (ABT)


Return on Capital (ROC)

Difficulty: Advanced

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)

Abbott Laboratories, ROIC calculation

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Dec 31, 2018 Dec 31, 2017 Dec 31, 2016 Dec 31, 2015 Dec 31, 2014
Selected Financial Data (USD $ in millions)
Net operating profit after taxes (NOPAT)1 hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Invested capital2 hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Ratio
ROIC3 hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden

Based on: 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), 10-K (filing date: 2015-02-27).

2018 Calculations

1 NOPAT. See Details »

2 Invested capital. See Details »

3 ROIC = 100 × NOPAT ÷ Invested capital
= 100 × hidden ÷ hidden = hidden

Ratio Description The company
ROIC A measure of the periodic, after tax, cash-on-cash yield earned in the business. Abbott Laboratories’s ROIC deteriorated from 2016 to 2017 but then improved from 2017 to 2018 exceeding 2016 level.