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Merck & Co. Inc. (MRK)


DuPont Analysis: Disaggregation of ROE, ROA, and Net Profit Margin
Quarterly Data

Low level of difficulty


Two-Component Disaggregation of ROE

Merck & Co. Inc., decomposition of ROE (quarterly data)

Microsoft Excel LibreOffice Calc
ROE = ROA × Financial Leverage
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Based on: 10-Q (filing date: 2019-11-05), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-08-06), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-05-08), 10-K (filing date: 2019-02-27), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-11-06), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-08-07), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-05-08), 10-K (filing date: 2018-02-27), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-11-07), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-08-08), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-05-09), 10-K (filing date: 2017-02-28), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-11-07), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-08-08), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-05-09), 10-K (filing date: 2016-02-26), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-11-05), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-08-06), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-05-07), 10-K (filing date: 2015-02-27), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-11-10), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-08-07), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-05-08).

The primary reason for the increase in return on equity ratio (ROE) over Q3 2019 is the increase in financial leverage ratio.


Three-Component Disaggregation of ROE

Merck & Co. Inc., decomposition of ROE (quarterly data)

Microsoft Excel LibreOffice Calc
ROE = Net Profit Margin × Asset Turnover × Financial Leverage
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Based on: 10-Q (filing date: 2019-11-05), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-08-06), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-05-08), 10-K (filing date: 2019-02-27), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-11-06), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-08-07), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-05-08), 10-K (filing date: 2018-02-27), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-11-07), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-08-08), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-05-09), 10-K (filing date: 2017-02-28), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-11-07), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-08-08), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-05-09), 10-K (filing date: 2016-02-26), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-11-05), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-08-06), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-05-07), 10-K (filing date: 2015-02-27), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-11-10), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-08-07), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-05-08).

The primary reason for the increase in return on equity ratio (ROE) over Q3 2019 is the increase in efficiency measured by asset turnover ratio.


Two-Component Disaggregation of ROA

Merck & Co. Inc., decomposition of ROA (quarterly data)

Microsoft Excel LibreOffice Calc
ROA = Net Profit Margin × Asset Turnover
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Jun 30, 2019 hidden = hidden × hidden
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Based on: 10-Q (filing date: 2019-11-05), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-08-06), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-05-08), 10-K (filing date: 2019-02-27), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-11-06), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-08-07), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-05-08), 10-K (filing date: 2018-02-27), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-11-07), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-08-08), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-05-09), 10-K (filing date: 2017-02-28), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-11-07), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-08-08), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-05-09), 10-K (filing date: 2016-02-26), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-11-05), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-08-06), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-05-07), 10-K (filing date: 2015-02-27), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-11-10), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-08-07), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-05-08).

The primary reason for the increase in return on assets ratio (ROA) over Q3 2019 is the increase in asset turnover ratio.