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General Electric Co. (NYSE:GE)

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Analysis of Profitability Ratios

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Profitability Ratios (Summary)

General Electric Co., profitability ratios

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Dec 31, 2021 Dec 31, 2020 Dec 31, 2019 Dec 31, 2018 Dec 31, 2017
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 (reporting date: 2021-12-31), 10-K (reporting date: 2020-12-31), 10-K (reporting date: 2019-12-31), 10-K (reporting date: 2018-12-31), 10-K (reporting date: 2017-12-31).

Profitability 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. gross profit margin ratio deteriorated from 2019 to 2020 but then improved from 2020 to 2021 exceeding 2019 level.
Operating profit margin A profitability ratio calculated as operating income divided by revenue. General Electric Co. operating profit margin ratio deteriorated from 2019 to 2020 but then slightly improved from 2020 to 2021.
Net profit margin An indicator of profitability, calculated as net income divided by revenue. General Electric Co. net profit margin ratio improved from 2019 to 2020 but then deteriorated significantly from 2020 to 2021.

Profitability ratio Description The company
ROE A profitability ratio calculated as net income divided by shareholders’ equity. General Electric Co. ROE improved from 2019 to 2020 but then slightly deteriorated from 2020 to 2021 not reaching 2019 level.
ROA A profitability ratio calculated as net income divided by total assets. General Electric Co. ROA improved from 2019 to 2020 but then deteriorated significantly from 2020 to 2021.

Gross Profit Margin

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

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Dec 31, 2021 Dec 31, 2020 Dec 31, 2019 Dec 31, 2018 Dec 31, 2017
Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)
Gross profit from sales
Sales of equipment and services
Profitability Ratio
Gross profit margin1
Benchmarks
Gross Profit Margin, Competitors2
Boeing Co.
Caterpillar Inc.
Honeywell International Inc.
Lockheed Martin Corp.
Northrop Grumman Corp.
Raytheon Technologies Corp.

Based on: 10-K (reporting date: 2021-12-31), 10-K (reporting date: 2020-12-31), 10-K (reporting date: 2019-12-31), 10-K (reporting date: 2018-12-31), 10-K (reporting date: 2017-12-31).

1 2021 Calculation
Gross profit margin = 100 × Gross profit from sales ÷ Sales of equipment and services
= 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. General Electric Co. gross profit margin ratio deteriorated from 2019 to 2020 but then improved from 2020 to 2021 exceeding 2019 level.

Operating Profit Margin

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

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Dec 31, 2021 Dec 31, 2020 Dec 31, 2019 Dec 31, 2018 Dec 31, 2017
Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)
Operating earnings
Sales of equipment and services
Profitability Ratio
Operating profit margin1
Benchmarks
Operating Profit Margin, Competitors2
Boeing Co.
Caterpillar Inc.
Honeywell International Inc.
Lockheed Martin Corp.
Northrop Grumman Corp.
Raytheon Technologies Corp.
Operating Profit Margin, Sector
Capital Goods
Operating Profit Margin, Industry
Industrials

Based on: 10-K (reporting date: 2021-12-31), 10-K (reporting date: 2020-12-31), 10-K (reporting date: 2019-12-31), 10-K (reporting date: 2018-12-31), 10-K (reporting date: 2017-12-31).

1 2021 Calculation
Operating profit margin = 100 × Operating earnings ÷ Sales of equipment and services
= 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. General Electric Co. operating profit margin ratio deteriorated from 2019 to 2020 but then slightly improved from 2020 to 2021.

Net Profit Margin

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

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Dec 31, 2021 Dec 31, 2020 Dec 31, 2019 Dec 31, 2018 Dec 31, 2017
Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)
Net earnings (loss) attributable to the Company
Sales of equipment and services
Profitability Ratio
Net profit margin1
Benchmarks
Net Profit Margin, Competitors2
Boeing Co.
Caterpillar Inc.
Honeywell International Inc.
Lockheed Martin Corp.
Northrop Grumman Corp.
Raytheon Technologies Corp.
Net Profit Margin, Sector
Capital Goods
Net Profit Margin, Industry
Industrials

Based on: 10-K (reporting date: 2021-12-31), 10-K (reporting date: 2020-12-31), 10-K (reporting date: 2019-12-31), 10-K (reporting date: 2018-12-31), 10-K (reporting date: 2017-12-31).

1 2021 Calculation
Net profit margin = 100 × Net earnings (loss) attributable to the Company ÷ Sales of equipment and services
= 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. General Electric Co. net profit margin ratio improved from 2019 to 2020 but then deteriorated significantly from 2020 to 2021.

Return on Equity (ROE)

General Electric Co., ROE calculation, comparison to benchmarks

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Dec 31, 2021 Dec 31, 2020 Dec 31, 2019 Dec 31, 2018 Dec 31, 2017
Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)
Net earnings (loss) attributable to the Company
Total GE shareholders’ equity
Profitability Ratio
ROE1
Benchmarks
ROE, Competitors2
Boeing Co.
Caterpillar Inc.
Honeywell International Inc.
Lockheed Martin Corp.
Northrop Grumman Corp.
Raytheon Technologies Corp.
ROE, Sector
Capital Goods
ROE, Industry
Industrials

Based on: 10-K (reporting date: 2021-12-31), 10-K (reporting date: 2020-12-31), 10-K (reporting date: 2019-12-31), 10-K (reporting date: 2018-12-31), 10-K (reporting date: 2017-12-31).

1 2021 Calculation
ROE = 100 × Net earnings (loss) attributable to the Company ÷ Total GE 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. General Electric Co. ROE improved from 2019 to 2020 but then slightly deteriorated from 2020 to 2021 not reaching 2019 level.

Return on Assets (ROA)

General Electric Co., ROA calculation, comparison to benchmarks

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Dec 31, 2021 Dec 31, 2020 Dec 31, 2019 Dec 31, 2018 Dec 31, 2017
Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)
Net earnings (loss) attributable to the Company
Total assets
Profitability Ratio
ROA1
Benchmarks
ROA, Competitors2
Boeing Co.
Caterpillar Inc.
Honeywell International Inc.
Lockheed Martin Corp.
Northrop Grumman Corp.
Raytheon Technologies Corp.
ROA, Sector
Capital Goods
ROA, Industry
Industrials

Based on: 10-K (reporting date: 2021-12-31), 10-K (reporting date: 2020-12-31), 10-K (reporting date: 2019-12-31), 10-K (reporting date: 2018-12-31), 10-K (reporting date: 2017-12-31).

1 2021 Calculation
ROA = 100 × Net earnings (loss) attributable to the Company ÷ 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. General Electric Co. ROA improved from 2019 to 2020 but then deteriorated significantly from 2020 to 2021.