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Johnson & Johnson ROC %

: 19.94% (As of Sep. 2021)
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ROC % measures how well a company generates cash flow relative to the capital it has invested in its business. It is also called ROIC %. Johnson & Johnson's annualized return on capital (ROC %) for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2021 was 19.94%.

As of today (2022-01-23), Johnson & Johnson's WACC % is 5.83%. Johnson & Johnson's ROC % is 17.17% (calculated using TTM income statement data). Johnson & Johnson generates higher returns on investment than it costs the company to raise the capital needed for that investment. It is earning excess returns. A firm that expects to continue generating positive excess returns on new investments in the future will see its value increase as growth increases.


Johnson & Johnson ROC % Historical Data

The historical data trend for Johnson & Johnson's ROC % 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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Johnson & Johnson Annual Data
Trend Dec11 Dec12 Dec13 Dec14 Dec15 Dec16 Dec17 Dec18 Dec19 Dec20
ROC %
Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 20.99 1.36 15.39 15.92 14.39

Johnson & Johnson Quarterly Data
Dec16 Mar17 Jun17 Sep17 Dec17 Mar18 Jun18 Sep18 Dec18 Mar19 Jun19 Sep19 Dec19 Mar20 Jun20 Sep20 Dec20 Mar21 Jun21 Sep21
ROC % Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 15.63 14.03 17.38 18.58 19.94

Johnson & Johnson ROC % Calculation

Johnson & Johnson's annualized Return on Capital (ROC %) for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2020 is calculated as:

ROC % (A: Dec. 2020 )
=NOPAT/Average Invested Capital
=Operating Income * ( 1 - Tax Rate % )/( (Invested Capital (A: Dec. 2019 ) + Invested Capital (A: Dec. 2020 ))/ count )
=19914 * ( 1 - 10.81% )/( (117010 + 129772)/ 2 )
=17761.2966/123391
=14.39 %

where

Johnson & Johnson's annualized Return on Capital (ROC %) for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2021 is calculated as:

ROC % (Q: Sep. 2021 )
=NOPAT/Average Invested Capital
=Operating Income * ( 1 - Tax Rate % )/( (Invested Capital (Q: Jun. 2021 ) + Invested Capital (Q: Sep. 2021 ))/ count )
=26664 * ( 1 - 4.73% )/( (128553 + 126283)/ 2 )
=25402.7928/127418
=19.94 %

where

Note: The Operating Income data used here is four times the quarterly (Sep. 2021) 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.


Johnson & Johnson  (NYSE:JNJ) ROC % Explanation

ROC % measures how well a company generates cash flow relative to the capital it has invested in its business. It is also called ROIC %. The reason book values of debt and equity are used is because the book values are the capital the company received when issuing the debt or receiving the equity investments.

There are four key components to this definition. The first is the use of operating income or EBIT rather than net income in the numerator. The second is the tax adjustment to this operating income or EBIT, computed as a hypothetical tax based on an effective or marginal tax rate. The third is the use of book values for invested capital, rather than market values. The final is the timing difference; the capital invested is from the end of the prior year whereas the operating income or EBIT is the current year's number.

Why is ROC % important?

Because it costs money to raise capital. A firm that generates higher returns on investment than it costs the company to raise the capital needed for that investment is earning excess returns. A firm that expects to continue generating positive excess returns on new investments in the future will see its value increase as growth increases, whereas a firm that earns returns that do not match up to its cost of capital will destroy value as it grows.

As of today, Johnson & Johnson's WACC % is 5.83%. Johnson & Johnson's ROC % is 17.17% (calculated using TTM income statement data). Johnson & Johnson generates higher returns on investment than it costs the company to raise the capital needed for that investment. It is earning excess returns. A firm that expects to continue generating positive excess returns on new investments in the future will see its value increase as growth increases.


Be Aware

Like ROE % and ROA %, ROC % is calculated with only 12 months of 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.


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Johnson & Johnson Business Description

Johnson & Johnson logo
Industry
Healthcare » Drug Manufacturers NAICS : 325412 SIC : 2834
Address
One Johnson and Johnson Plaza, New Brunswick, NJ, USA, 08933
Johnson & Johnson is the world's largest and most diverse healthcare firm. Three divisions make up the firm: pharmaceutical, medical devices and diagnostics, and consumer. The drug and device groups represent close to 80% of sales and drive the majority of cash flows for the firm. The drug division focuses on the following therapeutic areas: immunology, oncology, neurology, pulmonary, cardiology, and metabolic diseases. The device segment focuses on orthopedics, surgery tools, vision care, and a few smaller areas. The last segment of consumer focuses on baby care, beauty, oral care, over-the-counter drugs, and women's health. Geographically, just over half of total sales are generated in the United States.
Executives
Weinberger Mark A director METLIFE, INC. 200 PARK AVENUE NEW YORK NY 10166
Hewson Marillyn A director C/O CARPENTER TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION PO BOX 14662 READING PA 19612-4662
Washington A. Eugene director ONE JOHNSON & JOHNSON PLAZA NEW BRUNSWICK NJ 08933
Wengel Kathryn E officer: EVP, Chief GSC Officer JOHNSON & JOHNSON ONE JOHNSON & JOHNSON PLAZA NEW BRUNSWICK NJ 08933
Mcevoy Ashley officer: EVP, WW Chair, Medical Devices JOHNSON & JOHNSON ONE JOHNSON & JOHNSON PLAZA NEW BRUNSWICK NJ 08933
Perez William D director PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN"> Ownership Information: PEREZ WILLIAM D a.header:link {color: #3b4fae; font-weight: bold; text-decoration: underline;} a.header:visited {color: #3b4fae; font-weight: bold; text-decoration: underline;} a.header:hover {color: #191970;}
Mongon Thibaut officer: Exec VP, WW Chair, Consumer JOHNSON & JOHNSON ONE JOHNSON & JOHNSON PLAZA NEW BRUNSWICK NJ 08933
Stoffels Paulus officer: Vice Chair, Exec Committee ONE JOHNSON & JOHNSON PLAZA NEW BRUNSWICK NJ 08933
Ullmann Michael H officer: Exec VP, General Counsel JOHNSON & JOHNSON ONE JOHNSON & JOHNSON PLAZA NEW BRUNSWICK NJ 08933
Fasolo Peter officer: Exec VP, Chief HR Officer JOHNSON & JOHNSON ONE JOHNSON & JOHNSON PLAZA NEW BRUNSWICK NJ 08933
Wolk Joseph J officer: Exec VP, CFO JOHNSON & JOHNSON ONE JOHNSON & JOHNSON PLAZA NEW BRUNSWICK NJ 08933
Taubert Jennifer L officer: EVP, WW Chair, Pharmaceuticals JOHNSON & JOHNSON ONE JOHNSON & JOHNSON PLAZA NEW BRUNSWICK NJ 08933
Sneed Michael E officer: EVP, Global Corp Aff & COO JOHNSON & JOHNSON ONE JOHNSON & JOHNSON PLAZA NEW BRUNSWICK NJ 08933
Decker Robert J officer: Controller, CAO ONE JOHNSON & JOHNSON PLAZA NEW BRUNSWICK NJ 08933
Gorsky Alex director, officer: Chairman, CEO JOHNSON & JOHNSON ONE JOHNSON & JOHNSON PLAZA NEW BRUNSWICK NJ 08933

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