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Microsoft Excel LibreOffice Calc

International Business Machines Corp. (IBM)


Profitability Analysis

Difficulty: Beginner


Ratios (Summary)

International Business Machines Corp., profitability ratios

Microsoft Excel LibreOffice Calc
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: 2018-02-27), 10-K (filing date: 2017-02-28), 10-K (filing date: 2016-02-23), 10-K (filing date: 2015-02-24).

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

Ratio Description The company
ROE A profitability ratio calculated as net income divided by shareholders’ equity. International Business Machines Corp.’s ROE deteriorated from 2016 to 2017 but then improved from 2017 to 2018 not reaching 2016 level.
ROA A profitability ratio calculated as net income divided by total assets. International Business Machines Corp.’s ROA deteriorated from 2016 to 2017 but then slightly improved from 2017 to 2018.

Gross Profit Margin

International Business Machines Corp., gross 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 (US$ in millions)
Gross profit hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Revenue hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Ratio
Gross profit margin1 hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Benchmarks
Gross Profit Margin, Competitors2
Adobe Inc. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Alphabet Inc. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Facebook Inc. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Intuit Inc. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Microsoft Corp. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Oracle Corp. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
salesforce.com inc. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2019-02-26), 10-K (filing date: 2018-02-27), 10-K (filing date: 2017-02-28), 10-K (filing date: 2016-02-23), 10-K (filing date: 2015-02-24).

1 2018 Calculation
Gross profit margin = 100 × Gross profit ÷ Revenue
= 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. International Business Machines Corp.’s gross profit margin deteriorated from 2016 to 2017 but then slightly improved from 2017 to 2018.

Operating Profit Margin

International Business Machines Corp., 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 (US$ in millions)
Operating income hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Revenue hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Ratio
Operating profit margin1 hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Benchmarks
Operating Profit Margin, Competitors2
Adobe Inc. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Alphabet Inc. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Facebook Inc. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Intuit Inc. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Microsoft Corp. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Oracle Corp. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
salesforce.com inc. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Operating Profit Margin, Sector
Software & Computer Services hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Operating Profit Margin, Industry
Technology hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2019-02-26), 10-K (filing date: 2018-02-27), 10-K (filing date: 2017-02-28), 10-K (filing date: 2016-02-23), 10-K (filing date: 2015-02-24).

1 2018 Calculation
Operating profit margin = 100 × Operating income ÷ Revenue
= 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. International Business Machines Corp.’s operating profit margin deteriorated from 2016 to 2017 but then improved from 2017 to 2018 exceeding 2016 level.

Net Profit Margin

International Business Machines Corp., 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 (US$ in millions)
Net income attributable to IBM hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Revenue hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Ratio
Net profit margin1 hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Benchmarks
Net Profit Margin, Competitors2
Adobe Inc. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Alphabet Inc. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Facebook Inc. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Intuit Inc. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Microsoft Corp. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Oracle Corp. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
salesforce.com inc. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Net Profit Margin, Sector
Software & Computer Services hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Net Profit Margin, Industry
Technology hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2019-02-26), 10-K (filing date: 2018-02-27), 10-K (filing date: 2017-02-28), 10-K (filing date: 2016-02-23), 10-K (filing date: 2015-02-24).

1 2018 Calculation
Net profit margin = 100 × Net income attributable to IBM ÷ Revenue
= 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. International Business Machines Corp.’s net profit margin deteriorated from 2016 to 2017 but then slightly improved from 2017 to 2018.

Return on Equity (ROE)

International Business Machines Corp., 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 (US$ in millions)
Net income attributable to IBM hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Total IBM stockholders’ equity hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Ratio
ROE1 hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Benchmarks
ROE, Competitors2
Adobe Inc. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Alphabet Inc. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Facebook Inc. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Intuit Inc. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Microsoft Corp. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Oracle Corp. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
salesforce.com inc. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
ROE, Sector
Software & Computer Services hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
ROE, Industry
Technology hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2019-02-26), 10-K (filing date: 2018-02-27), 10-K (filing date: 2017-02-28), 10-K (filing date: 2016-02-23), 10-K (filing date: 2015-02-24).

1 2018 Calculation
ROE = 100 × Net income attributable to IBM ÷ Total IBM stockholders’ 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. International Business Machines Corp.’s ROE deteriorated from 2016 to 2017 but then improved from 2017 to 2018 not reaching 2016 level.

Return on Assets (ROA)

International Business Machines Corp., 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 (US$ in millions)
Net income attributable to IBM hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Total assets hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Ratio
ROA1 hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Benchmarks
ROA, Competitors2
Adobe Inc. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Alphabet Inc. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Facebook Inc. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Intuit Inc. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Microsoft Corp. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Oracle Corp. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
salesforce.com inc. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
ROA, Sector
Software & Computer Services hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
ROA, Industry
Technology hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2019-02-26), 10-K (filing date: 2018-02-27), 10-K (filing date: 2017-02-28), 10-K (filing date: 2016-02-23), 10-K (filing date: 2015-02-24).

1 2018 Calculation
ROA = 100 × Net income attributable to IBM ÷ 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. International Business Machines Corp.’s ROA deteriorated from 2016 to 2017 but then slightly improved from 2017 to 2018.