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Amazon.com ROC (Joel Greenblatt) %

: -3.62% (As of Jun. 2022)
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Joel Greenblatt defined Return on Capital differently in his book The Little Book That Still Beats the Market (Little Books. Big Profits). He defines ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % as EBIT divided by the total of Property, Plant and Equipment and net working capital. Amazon.com's annualized ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2022 was -3.62%.

The historical rank and industry rank for Amazon.com's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % or its related term are showing as below:

AMZN' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.71   Med: 14.56   Max: 22.91
Current: 6.37

During the past 13 years, Amazon.com's highest ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % was 22.91%. The lowest was 0.71%. And the median was 14.56%.

AMZN's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked worse than
60.83% of 1113 companies
in the Retail - Cyclical industry
Industry Median: 11.69 vs AMZN: 6.37

Amazon.com's 5-Year average Growth Rate of ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % was 8.00% per year.


Amazon.com ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Historical Data

The historical data trend for Amazon.com's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 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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Amazon.com Annual Data
Trend Dec12 Dec13 Dec14 Dec15 Dec16 Dec17 Dec18 Dec19 Dec20 Dec21
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) %
Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 11.94 22.91 19.51 20.78 21.77

Amazon.com Quarterly Data
Sep17 Dec17 Mar18 Jun18 Sep18 Dec18 Mar19 Jun19 Sep19 Dec19 Mar20 Jun20 Sep20 Dec20 Mar21 Jun21 Sep21 Dec21 Mar22 Jun22
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 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 21.49 10.23 29.67 -8.69 -3.62

Competitive Comparison

For the Internet Retail subindustry, Amazon.com's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) %, along with its competitors' market caps and ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 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.

   

Amazon.com ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Distribution

For the Retail - Cyclical industry and Consumer Cyclical sector, Amazon.com's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % distribution charts can be found below:

* The bar in red indicates where Amazon.com's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % falls into.



Amazon.com ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Calculation

Joel Greenblatt defined Return on Capital differently in his book The Little Book That Still Beats the Market (Little Books. Big Profits) . He defines Return on Capital as follows:

ROC (Joel Greenblatt) %=EBIT/Average of (Net fixed Assets + Net Working Capital)

EBIT stands for Earnings Before Interest and Taxes.

Fixed Assets are also known as non-current assets. They include the Property, Plant and Equipment that the firm needs in its operation.

GuruFocus calculates net working capital as: (Accounts Receivable + Total Inventories + Other Current Assets) - (Accounts Payable & Accrued Expense + Deferred Revenue + Other Current Liabilities). We're trying to account for OPERATING assets and liabilities (part of daily business) when calculating working capital. Cash and marketable securities are considered NON-OPERATING assets and are not included in calculation. We will also back out all interest bearing debt, short term debt and the portion of long term debt that is due in the current period from the current liabilities. This debt will be considered when computing cost of capital and it would be inappropriate to count it twice.

Working Capital(Q: Mar. 2022 )
=(Accounts Receivable + Total Inventories + Other Current Assets) - (Accounts Payable & Accrued Expense + Defer. Rev. + Other Current Liabilities)
=(32504 + 34987 + 0) - (126688 + 12820 + 0)
=-72017

Working Capital(Q: Jun. 2022 )
=(Accounts Receivable + Total Inventories + Other Current Assets) - (Accounts Payable & Accrued Expense + Defer. Rev. + Other Current Liabilities)
=(34804 + 38153 + 0) - (127473 + 12818 + 0)
=-67334

When net working capital is negative, 0 is used.

So ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % of Amazon.com for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2022 can be restated as:

ROC (Joel Greenblatt) %(Q: Jun. 2022 )
=EBIT/Average of (Net fixed Assets + Net Working Capital)
=EBIT/Average of (Property, Plant and Equipment+Net Working Capital)
     Q: Mar. 2022  Q: Jun. 2022
=EBIT/( ( (Property, Plant and Equipment + Net Working Capital) + (Property, Plant and Equipment + Net Working Capital) )/ count )
=-8276/( ( (224629 + max(-72017, 0)) + (232136 + max(-67334, 0)) )/ 2 )
=-8276/( ( 224629 + 232136 )/ 2 )
=-8276/228382.5
=-3.62 %

Note: The EBIT data used here is four times the quarterly (Jun. 2022) EBIT 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.


Amazon.com  (NAS:AMZN) ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Explanation

The way Joel Greenblatt defines Return on Capital is a more accurate measure of how efficiently the company generates returns onthe capital actually invested in the business. EBIT is used instead of net income because the tax and interest payment may be affected by factors other than the core business operation. Intangible assets are not included in the calculation because they don't need to be replaced.

Joel Greenblatt uses his definition of Return on Capital and Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) % to rank companies.


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Amazon.com Business Description

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Address
410 Terry Avenue North, Seattle, WA, USA, 98109-5210
Amazon is a leading online retailer and one of the highest-grossing e-commerce aggregators, with $386 billion in net sales and approximately $578 billion in estimated physical/digital online gross merchandise volume, or GMV, in 2021. Retail related revenue represents approximately 80% of total, followed by Amazon Web Services' cloud computing, storage, database, and other offerings (10% to 15%), advertising services (5%), and other the remainder. International segments constitute 25% to 30% of Amazon's non-AWS sales, led by Germany, the United Kingdom, and Japan.
Executives
Jassy Andrew R director, officer: President and CEO PO BOX 81226 SEATTLE WA 98108-1226
Cooper Edith W director C/O ETSY, INC. 117 ADAMS STREET BROOKLYN NY 11249
Selipsky Adam officer: CEO Amazon Web Services PO BOX 81226 SEATTLE WA 98108
Clark David H officer: Senior Vice President PO BOX 81226 SEATTLE WA 98108
Alexander Keith Brian director P.O. BOX 81226 SEATTLE WA 98108-1226
Nooyi Indra K director 700 ANDERSON HILL RD PURCHASE NY 10577
Bezos Jeffrey P director, 10 percent owner, officer: Chairman, CEO and President PO BOX 81226 PO BOX 81226 SEATTLE WA 98108-1226
Mcgrath Judith A director PO BOX 81226 SEATTLE WA 98108
Zapolsky David officer: Senior Vice President PO BOX 81226 SEATTLE WA 98108
Brewer Rosalind G director C/O MOLSON COORS BREWING COMPANY 1225 17TH STREET, SUITE 3200 DENVER CO 80202
Wilke Jeffrey A officer: CEO Worldwide Consumer PO BOX 81226 SEATTLE WA 98108-1226
Huttenlocher Daniel P director ONE RIVERFRONT PLAZA CORNING NY 14831
Weeks Wendell P director ONE RIVERFRONT PLZ CORNING NY 14831
Olsavsky Brian T officer: Senior Vice President and CFO PO BOX 81226 SEATTLE WA 98108
Gordon William B director

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