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Home Depot Inc. (NYSE:HD)

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Analysis of Profitability Ratios

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Profitability Ratios (Summary)

Home Depot Inc., profitability ratios

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Feb 2, 2020 Feb 3, 2019 Jan 28, 2018 Jan 29, 2017 Jan 31, 2016 Feb 1, 2015
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: 2020-03-25), 10-K (filing date: 2019-03-28), 10-K (filing date: 2018-03-22), 10-K (filing date: 2017-03-23), 10-K (filing date: 2016-03-24), 10-K (filing date: 2015-03-26).

Profitability ratio Description The company
Gross profit margin Gross profit margin indicates the percentage of revenue available to cover operating and other expenditures. Home Depot Inc.’s gross profit margin ratio improved from 2018 to 2019 but then slightly deteriorated from 2019 to 2020 not reaching 2018 level.
Operating profit margin A profitability ratio calculated as operating income divided by revenue. Home Depot Inc.’s operating profit margin ratio deteriorated from 2018 to 2019 but then slightly improved from 2019 to 2020.
Net profit margin An indicator of profitability, calculated as net income divided by revenue. Home Depot Inc.’s net profit margin ratio improved from 2018 to 2019 but then slightly deteriorated from 2019 to 2020.

Profitability ratio Description The company
ROE A profitability ratio calculated as net income divided by shareholders’ equity.
ROA A profitability ratio calculated as net income divided by total assets. Home Depot Inc.’s ROA improved from 2018 to 2019 but then slightly deteriorated from 2019 to 2020 not reaching 2018 level.

Gross Profit Margin

Home Depot Inc., gross profit margin calculation, comparison to benchmarks

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Feb 2, 2020 Feb 3, 2019 Jan 28, 2018 Jan 29, 2017 Jan 31, 2016 Feb 1, 2015
Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)
Gross profit
Net sales
Profitability Ratio
Gross profit margin1
Benchmarks
Gross Profit Margin, Competitors2
Amazon.com Inc.
Costco Wholesale Corp.
Dollar General Corp.
Lowe’s Cos. Inc.
Target Corp.
TJX Cos. Inc.
Walmart Inc.

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2020-03-25), 10-K (filing date: 2019-03-28), 10-K (filing date: 2018-03-22), 10-K (filing date: 2017-03-23), 10-K (filing date: 2016-03-24), 10-K (filing date: 2015-03-26).

1 2020 Calculation
Gross profit margin = 100 × Gross profit ÷ Net sales
= 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. Home Depot Inc.’s gross profit margin ratio improved from 2018 to 2019 but then slightly deteriorated from 2019 to 2020 not reaching 2018 level.

Operating Profit Margin

Home Depot Inc., operating profit margin calculation, comparison to benchmarks

Microsoft Excel LibreOffice Calc
Feb 2, 2020 Feb 3, 2019 Jan 28, 2018 Jan 29, 2017 Jan 31, 2016 Feb 1, 2015
Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)
Operating income
Net sales
Profitability Ratio
Operating profit margin1
Benchmarks
Operating Profit Margin, Competitors2
Amazon.com Inc.
Costco Wholesale Corp.
Dollar General Corp.
Lowe’s Cos. Inc.
Target Corp.
TJX Cos. Inc.
Walmart Inc.
Operating Profit Margin, Sector
General Retailers
Operating Profit Margin, Industry
Consumer Services

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2020-03-25), 10-K (filing date: 2019-03-28), 10-K (filing date: 2018-03-22), 10-K (filing date: 2017-03-23), 10-K (filing date: 2016-03-24), 10-K (filing date: 2015-03-26).

1 2020 Calculation
Operating profit margin = 100 × Operating income ÷ Net sales
= 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. Home Depot Inc.’s operating profit margin ratio deteriorated from 2018 to 2019 but then slightly improved from 2019 to 2020.

Net Profit Margin

Home Depot Inc., net profit margin calculation, comparison to benchmarks

Microsoft Excel LibreOffice Calc
Feb 2, 2020 Feb 3, 2019 Jan 28, 2018 Jan 29, 2017 Jan 31, 2016 Feb 1, 2015
Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)
Net earnings
Net sales
Profitability Ratio
Net profit margin1
Benchmarks
Net Profit Margin, Competitors2
Amazon.com Inc.
Costco Wholesale Corp.
Dollar General Corp.
Lowe’s Cos. Inc.
Target Corp.
TJX Cos. Inc.
Walmart Inc.
Net Profit Margin, Sector
General Retailers
Net Profit Margin, Industry
Consumer Services

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2020-03-25), 10-K (filing date: 2019-03-28), 10-K (filing date: 2018-03-22), 10-K (filing date: 2017-03-23), 10-K (filing date: 2016-03-24), 10-K (filing date: 2015-03-26).

1 2020 Calculation
Net profit margin = 100 × Net earnings ÷ Net sales
= 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. Home Depot Inc.’s net profit margin ratio improved from 2018 to 2019 but then slightly deteriorated from 2019 to 2020.

Return on Equity (ROE)

Home Depot Inc., ROE calculation, comparison to benchmarks

Microsoft Excel LibreOffice Calc
Feb 2, 2020 Feb 3, 2019 Jan 28, 2018 Jan 29, 2017 Jan 31, 2016 Feb 1, 2015
Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)
Net earnings
Stockholders’ equity (deficit)
Profitability Ratio
ROE1
Benchmarks
ROE, Competitors2
Amazon.com Inc.
Costco Wholesale Corp.
Dollar General Corp.
Lowe’s Cos. Inc.
Target Corp.
TJX Cos. Inc.
Walmart Inc.
ROE, Sector
General Retailers
ROE, Industry
Consumer Services

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2020-03-25), 10-K (filing date: 2019-03-28), 10-K (filing date: 2018-03-22), 10-K (filing date: 2017-03-23), 10-K (filing date: 2016-03-24), 10-K (filing date: 2015-03-26).

1 2020 Calculation
ROE = 100 × Net earnings ÷ Stockholders’ equity (deficit)
= 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.

Return on Assets (ROA)

Home Depot Inc., ROA calculation, comparison to benchmarks

Microsoft Excel LibreOffice Calc
Feb 2, 2020 Feb 3, 2019 Jan 28, 2018 Jan 29, 2017 Jan 31, 2016 Feb 1, 2015
Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)
Net earnings
Total assets
Profitability Ratio
ROA1
Benchmarks
ROA, Competitors2
Amazon.com Inc.
Costco Wholesale Corp.
Dollar General Corp.
Lowe’s Cos. Inc.
Target Corp.
TJX Cos. Inc.
Walmart Inc.
ROA, Sector
General Retailers
ROA, Industry
Consumer Services

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2020-03-25), 10-K (filing date: 2019-03-28), 10-K (filing date: 2018-03-22), 10-K (filing date: 2017-03-23), 10-K (filing date: 2016-03-24), 10-K (filing date: 2015-03-26).

1 2020 Calculation
ROA = 100 × Net earnings ÷ 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. Home Depot Inc.’s ROA improved from 2018 to 2019 but then slightly deteriorated from 2019 to 2020 not reaching 2018 level.