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Microsoft Excel LibreOffice Calc

General Electric Co. (GE)


Profitability Analysis

Difficulty: Beginner


Ratios (Summary)

General Electric Co., profitability ratios

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Dec 31, 2018 Dec 31, 2017 Dec 31, 2016 Dec 31, 2015 Dec 31, 2014
Return on Sales
Gross profit margin hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Operating profit margin hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Net profit margin hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Return on Investment
Return on equity (ROE) hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Return on assets (ROA) hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2019-02-26), 10-K (filing date: 2018-02-23), 10-K (filing date: 2017-02-24), 10-K (filing date: 2016-02-26), 10-K (filing date: 2015-02-27).

Ratio Description The company
Gross profit margin Gross profit margin indicates the percentage of revenue available to cover operating and other expenditures. General Electric Co.’s gross profit margin deteriorated from 2016 to 2017 and from 2017 to 2018.
Operating profit margin A profitability ratio calculated as operating income divided by revenue. General Electric Co.’s operating profit margin deteriorated from 2016 to 2017 but then slightly improved from 2017 to 2018.
Net profit margin An indicator of profitability, calculated as net income divided by revenue. General Electric Co.’s net profit margin deteriorated from 2016 to 2017 and from 2017 to 2018.

Ratio Description The company
ROE A profitability ratio calculated as net income divided by shareholders’ equity. General Electric Co.’s ROE deteriorated from 2016 to 2017 and from 2017 to 2018.
ROA A profitability ratio calculated as net income divided by total assets. General Electric Co.’s ROA deteriorated from 2016 to 2017 and from 2017 to 2018.

Gross Profit Margin

General Electric Co., gross profit margin calculation, comparison to benchmarks

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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)
Gross profit from sales hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Sales of goods and services hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Ratio
Gross profit margin1 hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Benchmarks
Gross Profit Margin, Competitors2
3M Co. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Danaher Corp. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Honeywell International Inc. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2019-02-26), 10-K (filing date: 2018-02-23), 10-K (filing date: 2017-02-24), 10-K (filing date: 2016-02-26), 10-K (filing date: 2015-02-27).

1 2018 Calculation
Gross profit margin = 100 × Gross profit from sales ÷ Sales of goods and services
= 100 × hidden ÷ hidden = hidden

2 Click competitor name to see calculations.

Ratio Description The company
Gross profit margin Gross profit margin indicates the percentage of revenue available to cover operating and other expenditures. General Electric Co.’s gross profit margin deteriorated from 2016 to 2017 and from 2017 to 2018.

Operating Profit Margin

General Electric Co., operating profit margin calculation, comparison to benchmarks

Microsoft Excel LibreOffice Calc
Dec 31, 2018 Dec 31, 2017 Dec 31, 2016 Dec 31, 2015 Dec 31, 2014
Selected Financial Data (USD $ in millions)
Operating earnings hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Sales of goods and services hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Ratio
Operating profit margin1 hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Benchmarks
Operating Profit Margin, Competitors2
3M Co. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Danaher Corp. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Honeywell International Inc. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Operating Profit Margin, Sector
General Industrials hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Operating Profit Margin, Industry
Industrials hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2019-02-26), 10-K (filing date: 2018-02-23), 10-K (filing date: 2017-02-24), 10-K (filing date: 2016-02-26), 10-K (filing date: 2015-02-27).

1 2018 Calculation
Operating profit margin = 100 × Operating earnings ÷ Sales of goods and services
= 100 × hidden ÷ hidden = hidden

2 Click competitor name to see calculations.

Ratio Description The company
Operating profit margin A profitability ratio calculated as operating income divided by revenue. General Electric Co.’s operating profit margin deteriorated from 2016 to 2017 but then slightly improved from 2017 to 2018.

Net Profit Margin

General Electric Co., net profit margin calculation, comparison to benchmarks

Microsoft Excel LibreOffice Calc
Dec 31, 2018 Dec 31, 2017 Dec 31, 2016 Dec 31, 2015 Dec 31, 2014
Selected Financial Data (USD $ in millions)
Net earnings (loss) attributable to the Company hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Sales of goods and services hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Ratio
Net profit margin1 hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Benchmarks
Net Profit Margin, Competitors2
3M Co. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Danaher Corp. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Honeywell International Inc. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Net Profit Margin, Sector
General Industrials hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Net Profit Margin, Industry
Industrials hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2019-02-26), 10-K (filing date: 2018-02-23), 10-K (filing date: 2017-02-24), 10-K (filing date: 2016-02-26), 10-K (filing date: 2015-02-27).

1 2018 Calculation
Net profit margin = 100 × Net earnings (loss) attributable to the Company ÷ Sales of goods and services
= 100 × hidden ÷ hidden = hidden

2 Click competitor name to see calculations.

Ratio Description The company
Net profit margin An indicator of profitability, calculated as net income divided by revenue. General Electric Co.’s net profit margin deteriorated from 2016 to 2017 and from 2017 to 2018.

Return on Equity (ROE)

General Electric Co., ROE calculation, comparison to benchmarks

Microsoft Excel LibreOffice Calc
Dec 31, 2018 Dec 31, 2017 Dec 31, 2016 Dec 31, 2015 Dec 31, 2014
Selected Financial Data (USD $ in millions)
Net earnings (loss) attributable to the Company hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Total GE shareowners’ equity hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Ratio
ROE1 hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Benchmarks
ROE, Competitors2
3M Co. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Danaher Corp. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Honeywell International Inc. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
ROE, Sector
General Industrials hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
ROE, Industry
Industrials hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2019-02-26), 10-K (filing date: 2018-02-23), 10-K (filing date: 2017-02-24), 10-K (filing date: 2016-02-26), 10-K (filing date: 2015-02-27).

1 2018 Calculation
ROE = 100 × Net earnings (loss) attributable to the Company ÷ Total GE shareowners’ equity
= 100 × hidden ÷ hidden = hidden

2 Click competitor name to see calculations.

Ratio Description The company
ROE A profitability ratio calculated as net income divided by shareholders’ equity. General Electric Co.’s ROE deteriorated from 2016 to 2017 and from 2017 to 2018.

Return on Assets (ROA)

General Electric Co., ROA calculation, comparison to benchmarks

Microsoft Excel LibreOffice Calc
Dec 31, 2018 Dec 31, 2017 Dec 31, 2016 Dec 31, 2015 Dec 31, 2014
Selected Financial Data (USD $ in millions)
Net earnings (loss) attributable to the Company hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Total assets hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Ratio
ROA1 hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Benchmarks
ROA, Competitors2
3M Co. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Danaher Corp. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Honeywell International Inc. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
ROA, Sector
General Industrials hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
ROA, Industry
Industrials hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2019-02-26), 10-K (filing date: 2018-02-23), 10-K (filing date: 2017-02-24), 10-K (filing date: 2016-02-26), 10-K (filing date: 2015-02-27).

1 2018 Calculation
ROA = 100 × Net earnings (loss) attributable to the Company ÷ Total assets
= 100 × hidden ÷ hidden = hidden

2 Click competitor name to see calculations.

Ratio Description The company
ROA A profitability ratio calculated as net income divided by total assets. General Electric Co.’s ROA deteriorated from 2016 to 2017 and from 2017 to 2018.