Home Depot Inc. (HD)


Analysis of Profitability Ratios
Quarterly Data

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Profitability Ratios (Summary)

Home Depot Inc., profitability ratios (quarterly data)

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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 Feb 2, 2014 Nov 3, 2013 Aug 4, 2013 May 5, 2013
Return on Sales
Gross profit margin 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% 34.79% 34.76% 34.77% 34.75%
Operating profit margin 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% 12.29% 12.12% 11.78% 11.63%
Net profit margin 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% 7.32% 7.18% 6.98% 6.83%
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% 59.14% 50.56% 45.60% 43.00%
Return on assets (ROA) 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% 14.40% 13.32% 12.99% 13.29%

Based on: 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), 10-K (filing date: 2014-03-27), 10-Q (filing date: 2013-11-27), 10-Q (filing date: 2013-08-28), 10-Q (filing date: 2013-05-29).

Profitability ratio Description The company
Gross profit margin Gross profit margin indicates the percentage of revenue available to cover operating and other expenditures.
Operating profit margin A profitability ratio calculated as operating income divided by revenue.
Net profit margin An indicator of profitability, calculated as net income divided by revenue.

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.

Gross Profit Margin

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

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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 Feb 2, 2014 Nov 3, 2013 Aug 4, 2013 May 5, 2013
Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)
Gross profit 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  6,192  6,798  7,721  6,679 
Net sales 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  17,696  19,470  22,522  19,124 
Profitability Ratio
Gross profit margin1 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% 34.79% 34.76% 34.77% 34.75%
Benchmarks
Gross Profit Margin, Competitors2
Amazon.com Inc. 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% 32.42% 31.27% 30.31% 29.48%
Costco Wholesale Corp. 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% 10.66%
eBay Inc. 77.19% 77.37% 77.57% 77.83% 77.54% 77.52% 77.18% 76.77% 76.78% 76.92% 77.43% 77.65% 77.98% 78.43% 78.81% 79.39% 74.28% 71.48% 69.48% 67.98%
Lowe’s Cos. Inc. 31.47% 31.72% 32.12% 33.05% 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% 34.79% 34.82% 34.76% 34.59%
Netflix Inc. 37.98% 36.81% 36.58% 36.89% 37.28% 36.57% 34.91% 34.49% 33.79% 33.79% 33.57% 31.72% 31.21% 30.93% 31.40% 32.27% 32.36% 32.32% 32.33% 31.83%
Target Corp. 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% 28.94% 29.00% 29.23% 29.53%
TJX Cos. Inc. 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% 28.39% 28.37% 28.40% 28.51%
Walmart Inc. 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% 24.24% 24.26% 24.29% 24.31%

Based on: 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), 10-K (filing date: 2014-03-27), 10-Q (filing date: 2013-11-27), 10-Q (filing date: 2013-08-28), 10-Q (filing date: 2013-05-29).

1 Q2 2020 Calculation
Gross profit margin = 100 × (Gross profitQ2 2020 + Gross profitQ1 2020 + Gross profitQ4 2019 + Gross profitQ3 2019) ÷ (Net salesQ2 2020 + Net salesQ1 2020 + Net salesQ4 2019 + Net salesQ3 2019)
= 100 × (10,432 + 9,017 + 9,027 + 9,151) ÷ (30,839 + 26,381 + 26,491 + 26,302) = 34.20%

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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.

Operating Profit Margin

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

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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 Feb 2, 2014 Nov 3, 2013 Aug 4, 2013 May 5, 2013
Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)
Operating income 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  1,761  2,293  3,018  2,094 
Net sales 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  17,696  19,470  22,522  19,124 
Profitability Ratio
Operating profit margin1 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% 12.29% 12.12% 11.78% 11.63%
Benchmarks
Operating Profit Margin, Competitors2
Amazon.com Inc. 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% 1.71% 0.80% 0.31% 0.20%
Costco Wholesale Corp. 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% 2.92%
eBay Inc. 21.95% 22.17% 20.83% 20.68% 21.03% 21.73% 23.14% 23.68% 23.96% 24.07% 24.91% 25.89% 26.38% 27.14% 26.33% 25.57% 23.20% 20.82% 20.16% 19.63%
Lowe’s Cos. Inc. 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% 8.31% 8.12% 7.88% 7.77%
Netflix Inc. 12.51% 10.56% 9.74% 10.16% 10.98% 9.82% 8.06% 7.17% 6.87% 6.33% 6.18% 4.30% 3.49% 3.32% 3.60% 4.51% 4.83% 5.69% 6.93% 7.31%
Target Corp. 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% 5.44% 5.16% 5.30% 5.83%
TJX Cos. Inc. 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% 12.28% 12.17% 12.10% 12.22%
Walmart Inc. 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% 5.53% 5.57% 5.62% 5.68%

Based on: 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), 10-K (filing date: 2014-03-27), 10-Q (filing date: 2013-11-27), 10-Q (filing date: 2013-08-28), 10-Q (filing date: 2013-05-29).

1 Q2 2020 Calculation
Operating profit margin = 100 × (Operating incomeQ2 2020 + Operating incomeQ1 2020 + Operating incomeQ4 2019 + Operating incomeQ3 2019) ÷ (Net salesQ2 2020 + Net salesQ1 2020 + Net salesQ4 2019 + Net salesQ3 2019)
= 100 × (4,896 + 3,597 + 3,378 + 3,870) ÷ (30,839 + 26,381 + 26,491 + 26,302) = 14.31%

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Profitability ratio Description The company
Operating profit margin A profitability ratio calculated as operating income divided by revenue.

Net Profit Margin

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

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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 Feb 2, 2014 Nov 3, 2013 Aug 4, 2013 May 5, 2013
Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)
Net earnings 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  1,013  1,351  1,795  1,226 
Net sales 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  17,696  19,470  22,522  19,124 
Profitability Ratio
Net profit margin1 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% 7.32% 7.18% 6.98% 6.83%
Benchmarks
Net Profit Margin, Competitors2
Amazon.com Inc. 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% 0.33% -0.20% -0.44% -0.27%
Costco Wholesale Corp. 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% 1.87%
eBay Inc. 18.33% 22.12% 24.43% 23.54% -7.93% -10.05% -16.56% -10.62% 80.45% 80.93% 86.31% 80.92% 20.29% 22.00% 18.24% 20.08% 20.29% 17.89% 19.09% 0.26%
Lowe’s Cos. Inc. 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% 4.61% 4.52% 4.41% 4.28%
Netflix Inc. 7.49% 6.53% 7.61% 7.67% 8.48% 7.13% 5.26% 4.78% 4.04% 3.55% 3.55% 2.11% 1.99% 1.85% 1.77% 1.81% 2.53% 3.15% 4.09% 4.85%
Target Corp. 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% 2.11% 2.09% 2.61% 2.72%
TJX Cos. Inc. 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% 7.52% 7.72% 7.71% 7.79%
Walmart Inc. 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% 3.29% 3.32% 3.34% 3.39%

Based on: 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), 10-K (filing date: 2014-03-27), 10-Q (filing date: 2013-11-27), 10-Q (filing date: 2013-08-28), 10-Q (filing date: 2013-05-29).

1 Q2 2020 Calculation
Net profit margin = 100 × (Net earningsQ2 2020 + Net earningsQ1 2020 + Net earningsQ4 2019 + Net earningsQ3 2019) ÷ (Net salesQ2 2020 + Net salesQ1 2020 + Net salesQ4 2019 + Net salesQ3 2019)
= 100 × (3,479 + 2,513 + 2,344 + 2,867) ÷ (30,839 + 26,381 + 26,491 + 26,302) = 10.18%

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Profitability ratio Description The company
Net profit margin An indicator of profitability, calculated as net income divided by revenue.

Return on Equity (ROE)

Home Depot Inc., ROE calculation (quarterly data)

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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 Feb 2, 2014 Nov 3, 2013 Aug 4, 2013 May 5, 2013
Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)
Net earnings 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  1,013  1,351  1,795  1,226 
Stockholders’ equity (deficit) (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  12,522  14,214  15,478  16,393 
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% 59.14% 50.56% 45.60% 43.00%
Benchmarks
ROE, Competitors2
Amazon.com Inc. 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% 2.64% -1.60% -3.73% -2.24%
Costco Wholesale Corp. 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% 16.73%
eBay Inc. 60.86% 58.48% 50.76% 40.28% -11.99% -14.40% -21.64% -12.60% 66.66% 64.59% 67.43% 68.94% 26.50% 29.96% 25.03% 26.23% 34.98% 12.14% 15.34% 0.23%
Lowe’s Cos. Inc. 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% 23.80% 21.96% 20.64% 19.29%
Netflix Inc. 20.61% 18.86% 22.18% 23.12% 25.21% 22.01% 16.68% 15.60% 13.23% 11.63% 11.34% 6.97% 6.45% 5.84% 5.46% 5.52% 7.51% 9.48% 12.43% 14.36%
Target Corp. 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% 9.31% 9.21% 11.47% 12.14%
TJX Cos. Inc. 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% 49.14% 50.93% 49.93% 50.53%
Walmart Inc. 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% 20.01% 20.39% 21.66% 21.01%

Based on: 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), 10-K (filing date: 2014-03-27), 10-Q (filing date: 2013-11-27), 10-Q (filing date: 2013-08-28), 10-Q (filing date: 2013-05-29).

1 Q2 2020 Calculation
ROE = 100 × (Net earningsQ2 2020 + Net earningsQ1 2020 + Net earningsQ4 2019 + Net earningsQ3 2019) ÷ Stockholders’ equity (deficit)
= 100 × (3,479 + 2,513 + 2,344 + 2,867) ÷ -1,160 =

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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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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 Feb 2, 2014 Nov 3, 2013 Aug 4, 2013 May 5, 2013
Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)
Net earnings 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  1,013  1,351  1,795  1,226 
Total assets 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  40,518  43,814  42,192  44,195 
Profitability Ratio
ROA1 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% 14.40% 13.32% 12.99% 13.29%
Benchmarks
ROA, Competitors2
Amazon.com Inc. 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% 0.58% -0.36% -0.81% -0.44%
Costco Wholesale Corp. 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% 6.23%
eBay Inc. 10.63% 11.34% 11.83% 11.09% -3.51% -4.29% -6.70% -3.91% 28.99% 26.97% 31.52% 30.47% 8.81% 9.67% 8.06% 9.70% 12.38% 5.27% 6.69% 0.10%
Lowe’s Cos. Inc. 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% 7.50% 7.45% 6.92% 6.98%
Netflix Inc. 4.57% 3.82% 4.65% 4.66% 5.40% 4.37% 3.33% 2.94% 2.60% 2.19% 2.35% 1.37% 1.32% 1.22% 1.12% 1.20% 1.64% 2.00% 2.57% 3.78%
Target Corp. 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% 3.28% 3.41% 4.29% 4.42%
TJX Cos. Inc. 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% 18.54% 19.93% 20.51% 20.95%
Walmart Inc. 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% 7.61% 7.77% 7.81% 7.83%

Based on: 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), 10-K (filing date: 2014-03-27), 10-Q (filing date: 2013-11-27), 10-Q (filing date: 2013-08-28), 10-Q (filing date: 2013-05-29).

1 Q2 2020 Calculation
ROA = 100 × (Net earningsQ2 2020 + Net earningsQ1 2020 + Net earningsQ4 2019 + Net earningsQ3 2019) ÷ Total assets
= 100 × (3,479 + 2,513 + 2,344 + 2,867) ÷ 52,010 = 21.54%

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Profitability ratio Description The company
ROA A profitability ratio calculated as net income divided by total assets.