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Toast ROA %

: -12.40% (As of Jun. 2022)
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ROA % is calculated as Net Income divided by its average Total Assets over a certain period of time. Toast's annualized Net Income for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2022 was $-216 Mil. Toast's average Total Assets over the quarter that ended in Jun. 2022 was $1,742 Mil. Therefore, Toast's annualized ROA % for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2022 was -12.40%.

The historical rank and industry rank for Toast's ROA % or its related term are showing as below:

TOST' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -68.36   Med: -45.85   Max: -21.75
Current: -21.75

During the past 3 years, Toast's highest ROA % was -21.75%. The lowest was -68.36%. And the median was -45.85%.

TOST's ROA % is ranked worse than
79.73% of 2738 companies
in the Software industry
Industry Median: 1.25 vs TOST: -21.75

Toast ROA % Historical Data

The historical data trend for Toast's ROA % can be seen below:

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.

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Toast Annual Data
Trend Dec19 Dec20 Dec21
ROA %
-68.36 -45.85 -38.79

Toast Quarterly Data
Dec19 Sep20 Dec20 Mar21 Jun21 Sep21 Dec21 Mar22 Jun22
ROA % Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only -77.57 -85.83 0.03 -5.30 -12.40

Competitive Comparison

For the Software - Infrastructure subindustry, Toast's ROA %, along with its competitors' market caps and ROA % data, can be viewed below:

* Competitive companies are chosen from companies within the same industry, with headquarter located in same country, with closest market capitalization; x-axis shows the market cap, and y-axis shows the term value; the bigger the dot, the larger the market cap. Note that "N/A" values will not show up in the chart.

   

Toast ROA % Distribution

For the Software industry and Technology sector, Toast's ROA % distribution charts can be found below:

* The bar in red indicates where Toast's ROA % falls into.



Toast ROA % Calculation

Toast's annualized ROA % for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2021 is calculated as:

ROA %=Net Income (A: Dec. 2021 )/( (Total Assets (A: Dec. 2020 )+Total Assets (A: Dec. 2021 ))/ count )
=-487/( (776+1735)/ 2 )
=-487/1255.5
=-38.79 %

Toast's annualized ROA % for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2022 is calculated as:

ROA %=Net Income (Q: Jun. 2022 )/( (Total Assets (Q: Mar. 2022 )+Total Assets (Q: Jun. 2022 ))/ count )
=-216/( (1734+1750)/ 2 )
=-216/1742
=-12.40 %

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.

In the calculation of annual ROA %, the net income of the last fiscal year and the average total assets over the fiscal year are used. In calculating the quarterly data, the Net Income data used here is four times the quarterly (Jun. 2022) net income data. ROA % is displayed in the 30-year financial page.


Toast  (NYSE:TOST) ROA % Explanation

ROA % measures the rate of return on the total assets (shareholder equity plus liabilities). It measures a firm's efficiency at generating profits from shareholders' equity plus its liabilities. ROA % shows how well a company uses what it has to generate earnings. ROA %s can vary drastically across industries. Therefore, ROA % should not be used to compare companies in different industries. For retailers, a ROA % of higher than 5% is expected. For example, Wal-Mart (WMT) has a ROA % of about 8% as of 2012. For banks, ROA % is close to their interest spread. A bank’s ROA % is typically well under 2%.

Similar to ROE, ROA % is affected by profit margins and asset turnover. This can be seen from the Du Pont Formula:

ROA %(Q: Jun. 2022 )
=Net Income/Total Assets
=-216/1742
=(Net Income / Revenue)*(Revenue / Total Assets)
=(-216 / 2700)*(2700 / 1742)
=Net Margin %*Asset Turnover
=-8 %*1.5499
=-12.40 %

Note: The Net Income data used here is four times the quarterly (Jun. 2022) net income data. The Revenue data used here is four times the quarterly (Jun. 2022) revenue data.

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.


Be Aware

Like ROE, ROA % is calculated with only 12 months data. Fluctuations in the company's earnings or business cycles can affect the ratio drastically. It is important to look at the ratio from a long term perspective. ROA % can be affected by events such as stock buyback or issuance, and by goodwill, a company's tax rate and its interest payment. ROA % may not reflect the true earning power of the assets. A more accurate measurement is ROC % (ROC).

Many analysts argue the higher return the better. Buffett states that really high ROA % may indicate vulnerability in the durability of the competitive advantage.

E.g. Raising $43b to take on KO is impossible, but $1.7b to take on Moody's is. Although Moody's ROA % and underlying economics is far superior to Coca Cola, the durability is far weaker because of lower entry cost.


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Toast Business Description

Toast logo
Traded in Other Exchanges
Address
401 Park Drive, Suite 801, Boston, MA, USA, 02215
Toast is a U.S.-based restaurant technology company that provides point-of-sale, payment processing, and various software services to 57,000 restaurant locations across the United States. The firm generates sales from software subscription fees, as a percentage take rate from each financial transaction it processes, and from hardware installation and professional services. Unlike competitors, Toast intermediates every payment transaction on its platform, processing some $57 billion in gross platform volume in 2021. The firm's product offerings span point-of-sale systems, inventory and payroll management, delivery integration, e-commerce ordering, and loyalty programs.
Executives
Grimm Jonathan 10 percent owner, officer: Chief Technology Officer TOAST, INC. 401 PARK DRIVE, SUITE 801 BOSTON MA 02215
Hmi Capital Partners, L.p. 10 percent owner C/O HMI CAPITAL, LLC 555 CALIFORNIA STREET, SUITE 4900 SAN FRANCISCO CA 94104
Hmi Capital Management, L.p. 10 percent owner 555 CALIFORNIA STREET SUITE 4900 SAN FRANCISCO CA 94104
Koplow Hilarie A. director C/O NEW RELIC, INC. 188 SPEAR STREET, STE. 1200 SAN FRANCISCO CA 94105
Matlock James Michael officer: Principal Accounting Officer TOAST, INC. 401 PARK DRIVE, SUITE 801 BOSTON MA 02215
Fmr Llc 10 percent owner, other: See Remark 1 245 SUMMER STREET BOSTON MA 02210
Tcv X Member Fund, L.p. other: May be part of a 13(d) group 250 MIDDLEFIELD ROAD MENLO PARK CA 94025
Technology Investment Dining Group, Llc 10 percent owner 18 BANK STREET LEBANON NH 03766
Bell Paul D director C/O DELL INC. ONE DELL WAY ROUND ROCK TX 78682-2244
Bessemer Venture Partners Century Fund Institutional L.p. 10 percent owner 1865 PALMER AVENUE SUITE 104 LARCHMONT NY 10538
Bessemer Venture Partners Century Fund L.p. 10 percent owner 1865 PALMER AVENUE SUITE 104 LARCHMONT NY 10538
Papa Steve 10 percent owner C/O DESKTOP METAL, INC. 63 THIRD AVENUE BURLINGTON MA 01803
Bennett Richard Kent director 1865 PALMER AVENUE SUITE 104 LARCHMONT NY 10538
Comparato Christopher P director, officer: Chief Executive Officer TOAST, INC. 401 PARK DRIVE, SUITE 801 BOSTON MA 02215
Fredette Stephen director, officer: Co-President TOAST, INC. 401 PARK DRIVE, SUITE 801 BOSTON MA 02215

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