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Microsoft Excel LibreOffice Calc

CVS Health Corp. (NYSE:CVS)


Analysis of Profitability Ratios

Beginner level


Profitability Ratios (Summary)

CVS Health Corp., 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 (filing date: 2020-02-18), 10-K (filing date: 2019-02-28), 10-K (filing date: 2018-02-14), 10-K (filing date: 2017-02-09), 10-K (filing date: 2016-02-09).

Profitability ratio Description The company
Gross profit margin Gross profit margin indicates the percentage of revenue available to cover operating and other expenditures. CVS Health Corp.’s gross profit margin ratio improved from 2017 to 2018 and from 2018 to 2019.
Operating profit margin A profitability ratio calculated as operating income divided by revenue. CVS Health Corp.’s operating profit margin ratio deteriorated from 2017 to 2018 but then improved from 2018 to 2019 not reaching 2017 level.
Net profit margin An indicator of profitability, calculated as net income divided by revenue. CVS Health Corp.’s net profit margin ratio deteriorated from 2017 to 2018 but then improved from 2018 to 2019 not reaching 2017 level.

Profitability ratio Description The company
ROE A profitability ratio calculated as net income divided by shareholders’ equity. CVS Health Corp.’s ROE deteriorated from 2017 to 2018 but then improved from 2018 to 2019 not reaching 2017 level.
ROA A profitability ratio calculated as net income divided by total assets. CVS Health Corp.’s ROA deteriorated from 2017 to 2018 but then slightly improved from 2018 to 2019.

Gross Profit Margin

CVS Health Corp., gross profit margin calculation, comparison to benchmarks

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Dec 31, 2019 Dec 31, 2018 Dec 31, 2017 Dec 31, 2016 Dec 31, 2015
Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)
Gross profit
Revenues from customers
Profitability Ratio
Gross profit margin1
Benchmarks
Gross Profit Margin, Competitors2
Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc.

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2020-02-18), 10-K (filing date: 2019-02-28), 10-K (filing date: 2018-02-14), 10-K (filing date: 2017-02-09), 10-K (filing date: 2016-02-09).

1 2019 Calculation
Gross profit margin = 100 × Gross profit ÷ Revenues from customers
= 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. CVS Health Corp.’s gross profit margin ratio improved from 2017 to 2018 and from 2018 to 2019.

Operating Profit Margin

CVS Health Corp., operating profit margin calculation, comparison to benchmarks

Microsoft Excel LibreOffice Calc
Dec 31, 2019 Dec 31, 2018 Dec 31, 2017 Dec 31, 2016 Dec 31, 2015
Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)
Operating income
Revenues from customers
Profitability Ratio
Operating profit margin1
Benchmarks
Operating Profit Margin, Competitors2
Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc.
Operating Profit Margin, Sector
Food & Drug Retailers
Operating Profit Margin, Industry
Consumer Services

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2020-02-18), 10-K (filing date: 2019-02-28), 10-K (filing date: 2018-02-14), 10-K (filing date: 2017-02-09), 10-K (filing date: 2016-02-09).

1 2019 Calculation
Operating profit margin = 100 × Operating income ÷ Revenues from customers
= 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. CVS Health Corp.’s operating profit margin ratio deteriorated from 2017 to 2018 but then improved from 2018 to 2019 not reaching 2017 level.

Net Profit Margin

CVS Health Corp., net profit margin calculation, comparison to benchmarks

Microsoft Excel LibreOffice Calc
Dec 31, 2019 Dec 31, 2018 Dec 31, 2017 Dec 31, 2016 Dec 31, 2015
Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)
Net income (loss) attributable to CVS Health
Revenues from customers
Profitability Ratio
Net profit margin1
Benchmarks
Net Profit Margin, Competitors2
Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc.
Net Profit Margin, Sector
Food & Drug Retailers
Net Profit Margin, Industry
Consumer Services

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2020-02-18), 10-K (filing date: 2019-02-28), 10-K (filing date: 2018-02-14), 10-K (filing date: 2017-02-09), 10-K (filing date: 2016-02-09).

1 2019 Calculation
Net profit margin = 100 × Net income (loss) attributable to CVS Health ÷ Revenues from customers
= 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. CVS Health Corp.’s net profit margin ratio deteriorated from 2017 to 2018 but then improved from 2018 to 2019 not reaching 2017 level.

Return on Equity (ROE)

CVS Health Corp., ROE calculation, comparison to benchmarks

Microsoft Excel LibreOffice Calc
Dec 31, 2019 Dec 31, 2018 Dec 31, 2017 Dec 31, 2016 Dec 31, 2015
Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)
Net income (loss) attributable to CVS Health
Total CVS Health shareholders’ equity
Profitability Ratio
ROE1
Benchmarks
ROE, Competitors2
Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc.
ROE, Sector
Food & Drug Retailers
ROE, Industry
Consumer Services

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2020-02-18), 10-K (filing date: 2019-02-28), 10-K (filing date: 2018-02-14), 10-K (filing date: 2017-02-09), 10-K (filing date: 2016-02-09).

1 2019 Calculation
ROE = 100 × Net income (loss) attributable to CVS Health ÷ Total CVS Health shareholders’ 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. CVS Health Corp.’s ROE deteriorated from 2017 to 2018 but then improved from 2018 to 2019 not reaching 2017 level.

Return on Assets (ROA)

CVS Health Corp., ROA calculation, comparison to benchmarks

Microsoft Excel LibreOffice Calc
Dec 31, 2019 Dec 31, 2018 Dec 31, 2017 Dec 31, 2016 Dec 31, 2015
Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)
Net income (loss) attributable to CVS Health
Total assets
Profitability Ratio
ROA1
Benchmarks
ROA, Competitors2
Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc.
ROA, Sector
Food & Drug Retailers
ROA, Industry
Consumer Services

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2020-02-18), 10-K (filing date: 2019-02-28), 10-K (filing date: 2018-02-14), 10-K (filing date: 2017-02-09), 10-K (filing date: 2016-02-09).

1 2019 Calculation
ROA = 100 × Net income (loss) attributable to CVS Health ÷ 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. CVS Health Corp.’s ROA deteriorated from 2017 to 2018 but then slightly improved from 2018 to 2019.