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Microsoft Excel LibreOffice Calc

Walt Disney Co. (DIS)


Return on Capital (ROC)

Advanced level

Return on capital (ROC) is after tax rate of return on net business assets. ROIC is unaffected by changes in interest rates or company’s debt and equity structure. It measures business productivity performance.


Return on Invested Capital (ROIC)

Walt Disney Co., ROIC calculation

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Sep 28, 2019 Sep 29, 2018 Sep 30, 2017 Oct 1, 2016 Oct 3, 2015 Sep 27, 2014
Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)
Net operating profit after taxes (NOPAT)1 hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Invested capital2 hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Performance Ratio
ROIC3 hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2019-11-20), 10-K (filing date: 2018-11-21), 10-K (filing date: 2017-11-22), 10-K (filing date: 2016-11-23), 10-K (filing date: 2015-11-25), 10-K (filing date: 2014-11-19).

1 NOPAT. See details »

2 Invested capital. See details »

3 2019 Calculation
ROIC = 100 × NOPAT ÷ Invested capital
= 100 × hidden ÷ hidden = hidden

Performance ratio Description The company
ROIC A measure of the periodic, after tax, cash-on-cash yield earned in the business. Walt Disney Co.’s ROIC improved from 2017 to 2018 but then deteriorated significantly from 2018 to 2019.