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Photronics ROC (Joel Greenblatt) %

: 24.86% (As of Apr. 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. Photronics's annualized ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % for the quarter that ended in Apr. 2022 was 24.86%.

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

PLAB' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.51   Med: 10.51   Max: 20.59
Current: 20.59

During the past 13 years, Photronics's highest ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % was 20.59%. The lowest was 5.51%. And the median was 10.51%.

PLAB's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked worse than
50.87% of 916 companies
in the Semiconductors industry
Industry Median: 20.89 vs PLAB: 20.59

Photronics's 5-Year average Growth Rate of ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % was 6.60% per year.


Photronics ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Historical Data

The historical data trend for Photronics'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.

* Premium members only.

Photronics Annual Data
Trend Oct12 Oct13 Oct14 Oct15 Oct16 Oct17 Oct18 Oct19 Oct20 Oct21
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) %
Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 5.51 11.70 8.02 9.20 13.94

Photronics Quarterly Data
Jul17 Oct17 Jan18 Apr18 Jul18 Oct18 Jan19 Apr19 Jul19 Oct19 Jan20 Apr20 Jul20 Oct20 Jan21 Apr21 Jul21 Oct21 Jan22 Apr22
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 10.41 16.34 19.32 22.07 24.86

Competitive Comparison

For the Semiconductor Equipment & Materials subindustry, Photronics'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.

   

Photronics ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Distribution

For the Semiconductors industry and Technology sector, Photronics's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % distribution charts can be found below:

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



Photronics 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: Jan. 2022 )
=(Accounts Receivable + Total Inventories + Other Current Assets) - (Accounts Payable & Accrued Expense + Defer. Rev. + Other Current Liabilities)
=(170.673 + 61.971 + 50.94) - (172.787 + 0 + 0)
=110.797

Working Capital(Q: Apr. 2022 )
=(Accounts Receivable + Total Inventories + Other Current Assets) - (Accounts Payable & Accrued Expense + Defer. Rev. + Other Current Liabilities)
=(190.259 + 57.94 + 52.864) - (174.061 + 0 + 0)
=127.002

When net working capital is negative, 0 is used.

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

ROC (Joel Greenblatt) %(Q: Apr. 2022 )
=EBIT/Average of (Net fixed Assets + Net Working Capital)
=EBIT/Average of (Property, Plant and Equipment+Net Working Capital)
     Q: Jan. 2022  Q: Apr. 2022
=EBIT/( ( (Property, Plant and Equipment + Net Working Capital) + (Property, Plant and Equipment + Net Working Capital) )/ count )
=197.604/( ( (692.289 + max(110.797, 0)) + (659.881 + max(127.002, 0)) )/ 2 )
=197.604/( ( 803.086 + 786.883 )/ 2 )
=197.604/794.9845
=24.86 %

Note: The EBIT data used here is four times the quarterly (Apr. 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.


Photronics  (NAS:PLAB) 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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Photronics Business Description

Photronics logo
Traded in Other Exchanges
Address
15 Secor Road, Brookfield, CT, USA, 06804
Photronics is a U.S.-based company that is principally engaged in manufacturing photomasks. The photomasks are photographic quartz plates that contain microscopic images of electronic circuits that are used as a component in the manufacture of integrated circuits and flat-panel displays. The revenue from products designed for integrated circuits production accounts for the majority of total revenue, with the rest derived from products for flat-panel display production. The company's assets are located in Taiwan, Korea, and the United States. It generates revenue worldwide, including the United States, Europe, Taiwan, Korea, China, and elsewhere in Asia, with Asia contributing the majority of total revenue.
Executives
Lewis Adam M director 15 SECOR ROAD BROOKFIELD CT 06804
Liao Daniel Jl director 2045 EAST INNOVATION CIRCLE TEMPE AZ 85284
Paladino Mary director 15 SECOR ROAD BROOKFIELD CT 06804
Lee Kang Jyh officer: President, Asia IC Photomask 15 SECOR ROAD BROOKFIELD CT 06804
Jordan John P officer: SVP & Chief Financial Officer 600 EAST GREENWICH AVENUE WEST WARWICK RI 02893
Hsia Liang Choo director 15 SECOR RD. BROOKFIELD CT 06804
Gmt Capital Corp 10 percent owner GMT CAPITAL CORP 2300 WINDY RIDGE PARKWAY SUITE 550 SOUTH ATLANTA GA 30339
Burr Richelle E officer: VP, General Counsel & Secy 15 SECOR RD BROOKFIELD CT 06804
Kirlin Peter S officer: Senior VP, U.S. & Europe 15 SECOR ROAD BROOKFIELD CT 06804
Progler Christopher J officer: VP,Chief Technology Officer 15 SECOR ROAD BROOKFIELD CT 06804
Jeong Soo Hong officer: COO, President-Asia Operations 15 SECOR ROAD BROOKFIELD CT 06804
Luttati Michael J director, officer: Chief Executive Officer 15 SECOR ROAD BROOKFIELD CT 06804
Maris Willem D director 15 SECOR ROAD BROOKFIELD CT 06804
Tyson Mitchell G director 15 SECOR ROAD BROOKFIELD CT 06804
Yomazzo Michael J director 15 SECOR ROAD PO BOX 5226 BROOKFIELD CT 06804

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