Stock Analysis on Net
Stock Analysis on Net

Home Depot Inc. (NYSE:HD)

Analysis of Profitability Ratios
Quarterly Data

Beginner level


Profitability Ratios (Summary)

Home Depot Inc., profitability ratios (quarterly data)

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May 3, 2020 Feb 2, 2020 Nov 3, 2019 Aug 4, 2019 May 5, 2019 Feb 3, 2019 Oct 28, 2018 Jul 29, 2018 Apr 29, 2018 Jan 28, 2018 Oct 29, 2017 Jul 30, 2017 Apr 30, 2017 Jan 29, 2017 Oct 30, 2016 Jul 31, 2016 May 1, 2016 Jan 31, 2016 Nov 1, 2015 Aug 2, 2015 May 3, 2015 Feb 1, 2015 Nov 2, 2014 Aug 3, 2014 May 4, 2014
Return on Sales
Gross profit margin 34.06% 34.09% 34.13% 34.20% 34.26% 34.34% 34.31% 34.24% 34.15% 34.05% 34.08% 34.11% 34.14% 34.16% 34.18% 34.16% 34.16% 34.19% 34.41% 34.49% 34.66% 34.81%
Operating profit margin 13.85% 14.37% 14.26% 14.31% 14.36% 14.35% 14.53% 14.52% 14.43% 14.55% 14.53% 14.44% 14.31% 14.19% 13.98% 13.81% 13.56% 13.30% 13.17% 12.87% 12.79% 12.59%
Net profit margin 9.79% 10.20% 10.01% 10.18% 10.24% 10.28% 10.00% 9.45% 8.85% 8.55% 8.66% 8.63% 8.53% 8.41% 8.23% 8.08% 8.00% 7.92% 7.98% 7.88% 7.76% 7.63%
Return on Investment
Return on equity (ROE) 799.70% 490.49% 534.68% 593.54% 337.99% 236.33% 206.16% 183.64% 136.68% 111.76% 114.18% 110.97% 90.79% 77.91% 71.11% 68.06%
Return on assets (ROA) 18.68% 21.94% 21.23% 21.54% 21.80% 25.27% 23.35% 21.31% 19.34% 19.38% 19.09% 18.27% 18.17% 18.52% 17.27% 16.81% 16.23% 16.47% 15.67% 15.36% 15.40% 15.88%

Based on: 10-Q (filing date: 2020-05-27), 10-K (filing date: 2020-03-25), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-11-26), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-08-27), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-05-29), 10-K (filing date: 2019-03-28), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-11-20), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-08-21), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-05-22), 10-K (filing date: 2018-03-22), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-11-21), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-08-22), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-05-23), 10-K (filing date: 2017-03-23), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-11-22), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-08-23), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-05-24), 10-K (filing date: 2016-03-24), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-11-24), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-08-25), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-05-27), 10-K (filing date: 2015-03-26), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-11-25), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-08-27), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-05-28).

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 deteriorated from Q3 2020 to Q4 2020 and from Q4 2020 to Q1 2021.
Operating profit margin A profitability ratio calculated as operating income divided by revenue. Home Depot Inc.’s operating profit margin ratio improved from Q3 2020 to Q4 2020 but then deteriorated significantly from Q4 2020 to Q1 2021.
Net profit margin An indicator of profitability, calculated as net income divided by revenue. Home Depot Inc.’s net profit margin ratio improved from Q3 2020 to Q4 2020 but then deteriorated significantly from Q4 2020 to Q1 2021.

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 Q3 2020 to Q4 2020 but then deteriorated significantly from Q4 2020 to Q1 2021.

Gross Profit Margin

Home Depot Inc., gross profit margin calculation (quarterly data)

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May 3, 2020 Feb 2, 2020 Nov 3, 2019 Aug 4, 2019 May 5, 2019 Feb 3, 2019 Oct 28, 2018 Jul 29, 2018 Apr 29, 2018 Jan 28, 2018 Oct 29, 2017 Jul 30, 2017 Apr 30, 2017 Jan 29, 2017 Oct 30, 2016 Jul 31, 2016 May 1, 2016 Jan 31, 2016 Nov 1, 2015 Aug 2, 2015 May 3, 2015 Feb 1, 2015 Nov 2, 2014 Aug 3, 2014 May 4, 2014
Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)
Gross profit 9,625  8,736  9,387  10,432  9,017  9,027  9,151  10,365  8,617  8,093  8,648  9,461  8,154  7,553  8,042  8,927  7,791  7,156  7,565  8,365  7,179  6,723  7,185  8,161  6,885 
Net sales 28,260  25,782  27,223  30,839  26,381  26,491  26,302  30,463  24,947  23,883  25,026  28,108  23,887  22,207  23,154  26,472  22,762  20,980  21,819  24,829  20,891  19,162  20,516  23,811  19,687 
Profitability Ratio
Gross profit margin1 34.06% 34.09% 34.13% 34.20% 34.26% 34.34% 34.31% 34.24% 34.15% 34.05% 34.08% 34.11% 34.14% 34.16% 34.18% 34.16% 34.16% 34.19% 34.41% 34.49% 34.66% 34.81%
Benchmarks
Gross Profit Margin, Competitors2
Amazon.com Inc. 40.64% 40.99% 41.11% 41.27% 41.07% 40.25% 39.87% 38.78% 37.77% 37.07% 36.46% 35.98% 35.58% 35.09% 34.65% 34.40% 33.76% 33.04%
Costco Wholesale Corp. 11.15% 11.02% 11.09% 11.02% 10.98% 11.00% 10.92% 11.04% 11.14% 11.24% 11.25% 11.33% 11.37% 11.35% 11.42% 11.35% 11.26% 11.19% 11.15% 11.09% 10.95% 10.85% 10.72%
Dollar General Corp. 30.71% 30.59% 30.42% 30.44% 30.40% 30.45% 30.66% 30.78% 30.80% 30.77% 30.65% 30.65% 30.76% 30.85% 30.87% 31.00% 30.99% 30.96% 30.91% 30.88% 30.79% 30.69%
Lowe’s Cos. Inc. 32.23% 31.80% 31.85% 31.47% 31.72% 32.12% 32.65% 33.43% 33.79% 34.11% 34.27% 34.34% 34.40% 34.55% 34.61% 34.71% 34.72% 34.82% 34.83% 34.76% 34.79% 34.79%
Target Corp. 27.78% 28.87% 28.70% 28.46% 28.37% 28.39% 28.48% 28.70% 28.72% 28.87% 29.26% 29.38% 29.57% 29.68% 29.93% 29.72% 29.63% 29.53% 29.69% 29.72% 29.61% 29.39%
TJX Cos. Inc. 25.04% 28.46% 28.30% 28.32% 28.49% 28.59% 28.76% 28.96% 28.88% 28.89% 28.90% 28.81% 29.03% 28.98% 29.11% 28.97% 28.89% 28.79% 28.66% 28.75% 28.64% 28.55%
Walmart Inc. 23.94% 24.10% 24.23% 24.32% 24.43% 24.50% 24.56% 24.61% 24.65% 24.68% 24.85% 24.92% 24.95% 24.94% 24.93% 24.85% 24.72% 24.58% 24.45% 24.30% 24.31% 24.29%

Based on: 10-Q (filing date: 2020-05-27), 10-K (filing date: 2020-03-25), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-11-26), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-08-27), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-05-29), 10-K (filing date: 2019-03-28), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-11-20), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-08-21), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-05-22), 10-K (filing date: 2018-03-22), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-11-21), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-08-22), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-05-23), 10-K (filing date: 2017-03-23), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-11-22), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-08-23), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-05-24), 10-K (filing date: 2016-03-24), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-11-24), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-08-25), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-05-27), 10-K (filing date: 2015-03-26), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-11-25), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-08-27), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-05-28).

1 Q1 2021 Calculation
Gross profit margin = 100 × (Gross profitQ1 2021 + Gross profitQ4 2020 + Gross profitQ3 2020 + Gross profitQ2 2020) ÷ (Net salesQ1 2021 + Net salesQ4 2020 + Net salesQ3 2020 + Net salesQ2 2020)
= 100 × (9,625 + 8,736 + 9,387 + 10,432) ÷ (28,260 + 25,782 + 27,223 + 30,839) = 34.06%

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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 deteriorated from Q3 2020 to Q4 2020 and from Q4 2020 to Q1 2021.

Operating Profit Margin

Home Depot Inc., operating profit margin calculation (quarterly data)

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May 3, 2020 Feb 2, 2020 Nov 3, 2019 Aug 4, 2019 May 5, 2019 Feb 3, 2019 Oct 28, 2018 Jul 29, 2018 Apr 29, 2018 Jan 28, 2018 Oct 29, 2017 Jul 30, 2017 Apr 30, 2017 Jan 29, 2017 Oct 30, 2016 Jul 31, 2016 May 1, 2016 Jan 31, 2016 Nov 1, 2015 Aug 2, 2015 May 3, 2015 Feb 1, 2015 Nov 2, 2014 Aug 3, 2014 May 4, 2014
Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)
Operating income 3,276  3,403  3,947  4,896  3,597  3,378  3,870  4,901  3,381  3,189  3,680  4,463  3,349  2,927  3,320  4,103  3,077  2,549  2,981  3,647  2,597  2,191  2,553  3,448  2,277 
Net sales 28,260  25,782  27,223  30,839  26,381  26,491  26,302  30,463  24,947  23,883  25,026  28,108  23,887  22,207  23,154  26,472  22,762  20,980  21,819  24,829  20,891  19,162  20,516  23,811  19,687 
Profitability Ratio
Operating profit margin1 13.85% 14.37% 14.26% 14.31% 14.36% 14.35% 14.53% 14.52% 14.43% 14.55% 14.53% 14.44% 14.31% 14.19% 13.98% 13.81% 13.56% 13.30% 13.17% 12.87% 12.79% 12.59%
Benchmarks
Operating Profit Margin, Competitors2
Amazon.com Inc. 4.76% 5.18% 5.44% 5.96% 6.17% 5.33% 4.87% 3.55% 2.60% 2.31% 2.01% 2.31% 2.89% 3.08% 3.16% 3.21% 2.69% 2.09%
Costco Wholesale Corp. 3.16% 3.17% 3.21% 3.17% 3.23% 3.24% 3.16% 3.24% 3.29% 3.30% 3.25% 3.26% 3.20% 3.16% 3.21% 3.16% 3.15% 3.14% 3.18% 3.19% 3.14% 3.07% 2.97%
Dollar General Corp. 8.98% 8.30% 8.15% 8.14% 8.18% 8.26% 8.37% 8.44% 8.44% 8.55% 8.84% 8.96% 9.21% 9.39% 9.38% 9.64% 9.62% 9.53% 9.46% 9.48% 9.41% 9.36%
Lowe’s Cos. Inc. 9.30% 8.75% 6.67% 5.83% 5.54% 5.63% 7.99% 8.90% 9.39% 9.60% 9.81% 9.06% 8.73% 8.99% 8.03% 8.85% 8.85% 8.41% 9.17% 8.86% 8.71% 8.52%
Target Corp. 5.05% 6.04% 5.97% 5.79% 5.58% 5.52% 5.57% 5.70% 5.77% 6.00% 6.46% 6.76% 6.98% 7.15% 8.22% 7.83% 7.81% 7.49% 6.69% 6.76% 6.39% 6.25%
TJX Cos. Inc. 5.86% 10.59% 10.49% 10.56% 10.61% 10.82% 10.71% 10.86% 10.89% 10.84% 11.27% 11.30% 11.54% 11.60% 11.70% 11.80% 11.90% 11.97% 12.11% 12.31% 12.37% 12.40%
Walmart Inc. 3.93% 3.96% 4.12% 4.20% 4.25% 4.30% 4.01% 3.98% 4.06% 4.12% 4.52% 4.64% 4.71% 4.73% 4.83% 4.96% 4.94% 5.04% 5.29% 5.39% 5.52% 5.63%

Based on: 10-Q (filing date: 2020-05-27), 10-K (filing date: 2020-03-25), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-11-26), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-08-27), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-05-29), 10-K (filing date: 2019-03-28), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-11-20), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-08-21), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-05-22), 10-K (filing date: 2018-03-22), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-11-21), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-08-22), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-05-23), 10-K (filing date: 2017-03-23), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-11-22), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-08-23), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-05-24), 10-K (filing date: 2016-03-24), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-11-24), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-08-25), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-05-27), 10-K (filing date: 2015-03-26), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-11-25), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-08-27), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-05-28).

1 Q1 2021 Calculation
Operating profit margin = 100 × (Operating incomeQ1 2021 + Operating incomeQ4 2020 + Operating incomeQ3 2020 + Operating incomeQ2 2020) ÷ (Net salesQ1 2021 + Net salesQ4 2020 + Net salesQ3 2020 + Net salesQ2 2020)
= 100 × (3,276 + 3,403 + 3,947 + 4,896) ÷ (28,260 + 25,782 + 27,223 + 30,839) = 13.85%

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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 improved from Q3 2020 to Q4 2020 but then deteriorated significantly from Q4 2020 to Q1 2021.

Net Profit Margin

Home Depot Inc., net profit margin calculation (quarterly data)

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May 3, 2020 Feb 2, 2020 Nov 3, 2019 Aug 4, 2019 May 5, 2019 Feb 3, 2019 Oct 28, 2018 Jul 29, 2018 Apr 29, 2018 Jan 28, 2018 Oct 29, 2017 Jul 30, 2017 Apr 30, 2017 Jan 29, 2017 Oct 30, 2016 Jul 31, 2016 May 1, 2016 Jan 31, 2016 Nov 1, 2015 Aug 2, 2015 May 3, 2015 Feb 1, 2015 Nov 2, 2014 Aug 3, 2014 May 4, 2014
Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)
Net earnings 2,245  2,481  2,769  3,479  2,513  2,344  2,867  3,506  2,404  1,779  2,165  2,672  2,014  1,744  1,969  2,441  1,803  1,471  1,725  2,234  1,579  1,379  1,537  2,050  1,379 
Net sales 28,260  25,782  27,223  30,839  26,381  26,491  26,302  30,463  24,947  23,883  25,026  28,108  23,887  22,207  23,154  26,472  22,762  20,980  21,819  24,829  20,891  19,162  20,516  23,811  19,687 
Profitability Ratio
Net profit margin1 9.79% 10.20% 10.01% 10.18% 10.24% 10.28% 10.00% 9.45% 8.85% 8.55% 8.66% 8.63% 8.53% 8.41% 8.23% 8.08% 8.00% 7.92% 7.98% 7.88% 7.76% 7.63%
Benchmarks
Net Profit Margin, Competitors2
Amazon.com Inc. 3.56% 4.13% 4.27% 4.80% 4.97% 4.33% 4.03% 3.02% 2.04% 1.71% 1.20% 1.28% 1.81% 1.74% 1.64% 1.60% 1.03% 0.56%
Costco Wholesale Corp. 2.36% 2.44% 2.47% 2.45% 2.46% 2.40% 2.30% 2.26% 2.21% 2.23% 2.14% 2.12% 2.11% 2.01% 2.07% 2.02% 2.03% 2.01% 2.07% 2.09% 2.03% 2.00% 1.90%
Dollar General Corp. 6.69% 6.17% 6.09% 6.11% 6.16% 6.20% 7.24% 7.06% 6.77% 6.56% 5.31% 5.38% 5.53% 5.69% 5.71% 5.86% 5.83% 5.72% 5.72% 5.73% 5.68% 5.63%
Lowe’s Cos. Inc. 6.17% 5.93% 4.11% 3.52% 3.31% 3.25% 5.19% 5.58% 5.55% 5.02% 5.16% 4.51% 4.22% 4.76% 3.91% 4.58% 4.58% 4.31% 5.11% 4.91% 4.82% 4.80%
Target Corp. 3.50% 4.25% 4.23% 4.15% 4.00% 3.95% 4.35% 4.21% 4.10% 4.08% 3.80% 3.99% 4.02% 3.94% 4.75% 4.59% 4.61% 4.56% -0.95% -1.22% -1.94% -2.25%
TJX Cos. Inc. 4.57% 7.84% 7.70% 7.65% 7.69% 7.85% 7.98% 7.88% 7.58% 7.27% 7.01% 6.83% 6.96% 6.93% 7.00% 7.23% 7.31% 7.36% 7.46% 7.58% 7.59% 7.62%
Walmart Inc. 2.83% 2.86% 2.79% 2.50% 1.64% 1.31% 1.02% 1.03% 1.79% 1.99% 2.33% 2.62% 2.82% 2.83% 3.01% 3.07% 3.01% 3.07% 3.14% 3.21% 3.34% 3.39%

Based on: 10-Q (filing date: 2020-05-27), 10-K (filing date: 2020-03-25), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-11-26), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-08-27), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-05-29), 10-K (filing date: 2019-03-28), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-11-20), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-08-21), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-05-22), 10-K (filing date: 2018-03-22), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-11-21), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-08-22), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-05-23), 10-K (filing date: 2017-03-23), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-11-22), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-08-23), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-05-24), 10-K (filing date: 2016-03-24), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-11-24), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-08-25), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-05-27), 10-K (filing date: 2015-03-26), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-11-25), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-08-27), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-05-28).

1 Q1 2021 Calculation
Net profit margin = 100 × (Net earningsQ1 2021 + Net earningsQ4 2020 + Net earningsQ3 2020 + Net earningsQ2 2020) ÷ (Net salesQ1 2021 + Net salesQ4 2020 + Net salesQ3 2020 + Net salesQ2 2020)
= 100 × (2,245 + 2,481 + 2,769 + 3,479) ÷ (28,260 + 25,782 + 27,223 + 30,839) = 9.79%

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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 Q3 2020 to Q4 2020 but then deteriorated significantly from Q4 2020 to Q1 2021.

Return on Equity (ROE)

Home Depot Inc., ROE calculation (quarterly data)

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May 3, 2020 Feb 2, 2020 Nov 3, 2019 Aug 4, 2019 May 5, 2019 Feb 3, 2019 Oct 28, 2018 Jul 29, 2018 Apr 29, 2018 Jan 28, 2018 Oct 29, 2017 Jul 30, 2017 Apr 30, 2017 Jan 29, 2017 Oct 30, 2016 Jul 31, 2016 May 1, 2016 Jan 31, 2016 Nov 1, 2015 Aug 2, 2015 May 3, 2015 Feb 1, 2015 Nov 2, 2014 Aug 3, 2014 May 4, 2014
Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)
Net earnings 2,245  2,481  2,769  3,479  2,513  2,344  2,867  3,506  2,404  1,779  2,165  2,672  2,014  1,744  1,969  2,441  1,803  1,471  1,725  2,234  1,579  1,379  1,537  2,050  1,379 
Stockholders’ equity (deficit) (3,490) (3,116) (1,082) (1,160) (2,143) (1,878) 1,320  2,009  1,687  1,454  2,543  3,554  3,962  4,333  5,622  6,657  6,335  6,316  7,619  8,637  9,204  9,322  10,110  11,457  12,146 
Profitability Ratio
ROE1 799.70% 490.49% 534.68% 593.54% 337.99% 236.33% 206.16% 183.64% 136.68% 111.76% 114.18% 110.97% 90.79% 77.91% 71.11% 68.06%
Benchmarks
ROE, Competitors2
Amazon.com Inc. 16.18% 18.67% 20.08% 22.80% 24.80% 23.13% 22.75% 17.93% 12.52% 10.95% 7.81% 8.28% 11.91% 12.29% 11.83% 11.68% 7.90% 4.45%
Costco Wholesale Corp. 22.08% 22.74% 23.55% 24.00% 24.89% 24.89% 24.77% 24.49% 24.79% 25.18% 25.04% 24.86% 25.65% 19.16% 20.17% 19.46% 20.32% 20.99% 21.76% 22.39% 21.79% 22.18% 17.23%
Dollar General Corp. 27.44% 25.55% 24.97% 24.14% 24.49% 24.77% 28.61% 27.23% 26.05% 25.12% 21.60% 21.52% 22.35% 23.14% 22.63% 22.74% 22.40% 21.66% 21.41% 20.80% 20.35% 18.66%
Lowe’s Cos. Inc. 266.43% 217.09% 119.93% 95.76% 73.30% 63.50% 68.43% 68.05% 66.72% 58.69% 61.93% 55.33% 50.82% 48.07% 36.99% 40.47% 38.23% 33.26% 35.63% 32.62% 28.99% 27.07%
Target Corp. 24.80% 27.73% 28.11% 26.64% 27.11% 26.00% 29.24% 27.74% 26.63% 25.06% 23.79% 25.03% 25.28% 24.99% 30.23% 28.39% 26.78% 25.96% -5.30% -6.46% -10.01% -11.69%
TJX Cos. Inc. 35.54% 55.01% 56.45% 57.76% 59.31% 60.61% 58.89% 56.91% 52.98% 50.66% 51.85% 51.03% 51.08% 50.95% 52.81% 52.21% 50.97% 52.88% 51.94% 53.02% 52.10% 51.95%
Walmart Inc. 22.02% 19.93% 20.14% 18.27% 12.28% 9.20% 7.16% 7.30% 11.86% 12.66% 15.03% 16.66% 18.46% 17.54% 18.61% 19.25% 19.20% 18.24% 18.96% 19.64% 21.04% 20.10%

Based on: 10-Q (filing date: 2020-05-27), 10-K (filing date: 2020-03-25), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-11-26), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-08-27), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-05-29), 10-K (filing date: 2019-03-28), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-11-20), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-08-21), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-05-22), 10-K (filing date: 2018-03-22), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-11-21), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-08-22), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-05-23), 10-K (filing date: 2017-03-23), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-11-22), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-08-23), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-05-24), 10-K (filing date: 2016-03-24), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-11-24), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-08-25), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-05-27), 10-K (filing date: 2015-03-26), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-11-25), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-08-27), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-05-28).

1 Q1 2021 Calculation
ROE = 100 × (Net earningsQ1 2021 + Net earningsQ4 2020 + Net earningsQ3 2020 + Net earningsQ2 2020) ÷ Stockholders’ equity (deficit)
= 100 × (2,245 + 2,481 + 2,769 + 3,479) ÷ -3,490 =

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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 (quarterly data)

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May 3, 2020 Feb 2, 2020 Nov 3, 2019 Aug 4, 2019 May 5, 2019 Feb 3, 2019 Oct 28, 2018 Jul 29, 2018 Apr 29, 2018 Jan 28, 2018 Oct 29, 2017 Jul 30, 2017 Apr 30, 2017 Jan 29, 2017 Oct 30, 2016 Jul 31, 2016 May 1, 2016 Jan 31, 2016 Nov 1, 2015 Aug 2, 2015 May 3, 2015 Feb 1, 2015 Nov 2, 2014 Aug 3, 2014 May 4, 2014
Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)
Net earnings 2,245  2,481  2,769  3,479  2,513  2,344  2,867  3,506  2,404  1,779  2,165  2,672  2,014  1,744  1,969  2,441  1,803  1,471  1,725  2,234  1,579  1,379  1,537  2,050  1,379 
Total assets 58,737  51,236  52,309  52,010  51,515  44,003  45,200  46,232  46,650  44,529  45,023  45,959  44,944  42,966  44,502  44,247  44,576  42,549  44,152  43,798  42,510  39,946  41,512  43,479  42,629 
Profitability Ratio
ROA1 18.68% 21.94% 21.23% 21.54% 21.80% 25.27% 23.35% 21.31% 19.34% 19.38% 19.09% 18.27% 18.17% 18.52% 17.27% 16.81% 16.23% 16.47% 15.67% 15.36% 15.40% 15.88%
Benchmarks
ROA, Competitors2
Amazon.com Inc. 4.77% 5.14% 5.70% 6.32% 6.74% 6.19% 6.20% 4.68% 3.12% 2.31% 1.67% 2.19% 3.19% 2.84% 2.97% 2.97% 1.91% 0.91%
Costco Wholesale Corp. 7.17% 7.74% 7.26% 8.06% 8.24% 8.06% 7.44% 7.68% 7.60% 7.65% 7.04% 7.37% 7.13% 6.69% 6.61% 7.09% 6.90% 7.13% 6.66% 7.11% 6.89% 6.74% 6.15%
Dollar General Corp. 7.96% 7.50% 7.41% 7.43% 7.56% 12.04% 13.86% 13.42% 13.00% 12.30% 10.03% 10.10% 10.47% 10.72% 10.18% 10.60% 10.67% 10.35% 10.14% 10.07% 10.00% 9.49%
Lowe’s Cos. Inc. 9.98% 10.85% 7.41% 6.21% 5.49% 6.71% 10.05% 10.60% 10.02% 9.77% 9.67% 8.35% 7.47% 8.99% 6.90% 7.67% 7.42% 8.14% 8.87% 8.65% 7.98% 8.48%
Target Corp. 6.18% 7.67% 7.42% 7.59% 7.42% 7.11% 7.44% 7.75% 7.63% 7.52% 6.51% 7.43% 7.49% 7.31% 8.67% 8.82% 8.42% 8.35% -1.69% -2.23% -3.51% -3.95%
TJX Cos. Inc. 6.63% 13.55% 12.88% 13.40% 13.53% 21.36% 20.60% 21.08% 19.90% 18.55% 17.36% 17.91% 18.23% 17.84% 17.77% 19.92% 19.75% 19.81% 18.84% 19.99% 19.67% 19.91%
Walmart Inc. 6.45% 6.29% 6.02% 5.47% 3.57% 3.04% 2.28% 2.52% 4.37% 4.82% 5.46% 6.32% 6.81% 6.86% 6.99% 7.44% 7.26% 7.36% 7.35% 7.80% 8.03% 8.03%

Based on: 10-Q (filing date: 2020-05-27), 10-K (filing date: 2020-03-25), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-11-26), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-08-27), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-05-29), 10-K (filing date: 2019-03-28), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-11-20), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-08-21), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-05-22), 10-K (filing date: 2018-03-22), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-11-21), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-08-22), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-05-23), 10-K (filing date: 2017-03-23), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-11-22), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-08-23), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-05-24), 10-K (filing date: 2016-03-24), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-11-24), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-08-25), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-05-27), 10-K (filing date: 2015-03-26), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-11-25), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-08-27), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-05-28).

1 Q1 2021 Calculation
ROA = 100 × (Net earningsQ1 2021 + Net earningsQ4 2020 + Net earningsQ3 2020 + Net earningsQ2 2020) ÷ Total assets
= 100 × (2,245 + 2,481 + 2,769 + 3,479) ÷ 58,737 = 18.68%

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Profitability ratio Description The company
ROA A profitability ratio calculated as net income divided by total assets. Home Depot Inc.’s ROA improved from Q3 2020 to Q4 2020 but then deteriorated significantly from Q4 2020 to Q1 2021.