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Alphabet(Google) ROE %

: 25.13% (As of Jun. 2022)
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ROE % is calculated as Net Income attributable to Common Stockholders (Net Income minus dividends to participating security holders) divided by its average Total Stockholders Equity over a certain period of time. Alphabet(Google)'s annualized net income attributable to common stockholders for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2022 was $64,008 Mil. Alphabet(Google)'s average Total Stockholders Equity over the quarter that ended in Jun. 2022 was $254,712 Mil. Therefore, Alphabet(Google)'s annualized ROE % for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2022 was 25.13%.

The historical rank and industry rank for Alphabet(Google)'s ROE % or its related term are showing as below:

GOOGL' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.69   Med: 16.28   Max: 32.07
Current: 28.96

During the past 13 years, Alphabet(Google)'s highest ROE % was 32.07%. The lowest was 8.69%. And the median was 16.28%.

GOOGL's ROE % is ranked better than
88.43% of 562 companies
in the Interactive Media industry
Industry Median: 1.75 vs GOOGL: 28.96

Alphabet(Google) ROE % Historical Data

The historical data trend for Alphabet(Google)'s ROE % 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.

Alphabet(Google) Annual Data
Trend Dec12 Dec13 Dec14 Dec15 Dec16 Dec17 Dec18 Dec19 Dec20 Dec21
ROE %
Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 8.69 18.62 18.12 19.00 32.07

Alphabet(Google) Quarterly Data
Sep17 Dec17 Mar18 Jun18 Sep18 Dec18 Mar19 Jun19 Sep19 Dec19 Mar20 Jun20 Sep20 Dec20 Mar21 Jun21 Sep21 Dec21 Mar22 Jun22
ROE % 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 31.54 31.42 33.28 26.00 25.13

Competitive Comparison

For the Internet Content & Information subindustry, Alphabet(Google)'s ROE %, along with its competitors' market caps and ROE % 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.

   

Alphabet(Google) ROE % Distribution

For the Interactive Media industry and Communication Services sector, Alphabet(Google)'s ROE % distribution charts can be found below:

* The bar in red indicates where Alphabet(Google)'s ROE % falls into.



Alphabet(Google) ROE % Calculation

Alphabet(Google)'s annualized ROE % for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2021 is calculated as

ROE %=Net Income attributable to Common Stockholders (A: Dec. 2021 )/( (Total Stockholders Equity (A: Dec. 2020 )+Total Stockholders Equity (A: Dec. 2021 ))/ count )
=76033/( (222544+251635)/ 2 )
=76033/237089.5
=32.07 %

Alphabet(Google)'s annualized ROE % for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2022 is calculated as

ROE %=Net Income attributable to Common Stockholders (Q: Jun. 2022 )/( (Total Stockholders Equity (Q: Mar. 2022 )+Total Stockholders Equity (Q: Jun. 2022 ))/ count )
=64008/( (254004+255419)/ 2 )
=64008/254711.5
=25.13 %

* 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 ROE %, the net income attributable to common stockholders of the last fiscal year and the average total shareholder equity over the fiscal year are used. In calculating the quarterly data, the net income attributable to common stockholders data used here is four times the quarterly (Jun. 2022) net income attributable to common stockholders data. ROE % is displayed in the 30-year financial page.


Alphabet(Google)  (NAS:GOOGL) ROE % Explanation

ROE % measures the rate of return on the ownership interest (shareholder's equity) of the common stock owners. It measures a firm's efficiency at generating profits from every unit of shareholders' equity (also known as net assets or assets minus liabilities). ROE % shows how well a company uses investment funds to generate earnings growth. ROE %s between 15% and 20% are considered desirable.

The factors that affect a company's ROE % can be illustrated with the three-step DuPont Analysis:

ROE %**(Q: Jun. 2022 )
=Net Income/Total Stockholders Equity
=64008/254711.5
=(Net Income / Revenue )*(Revenue / Total Assets)*(Total Assets / Total Stockholders Equity)
=(64008 / 278740)*(278740 / 356140.5)*(356140.5 / 254711.5)
=Net Margin %*Asset Turnover*Equity Multiplier
=22.96 %*0.7827*1.3982
=ROA %*Equity Multiplier
=17.97 %*1.3982
=25.13 %

With this breakdown, it is clear that if a company grows its Net Profit Margin, its Asset Turnover, or its Leverage, it can grow its ROE %.

The factors that affect a company's ROE % can also be illustrated with the five-step DuPont Analysis:

ROE %**(Q: Jun. 2022 )
=Net Income/Total Stockholders Equity
=64008/254711.5
=(Net Income /Pre-Tax Income) * (Pre-Tax Income/Operating Income) * (Operating Income/Revenue) * (Revenue/Total Assets) * (Total Assets/Total Stockholders Equity)
= (64008 / 76056) * (76056 / 77812) * (77812 / 278740) * (278740 / 356140.5) * (356140.5 / 254711.5)
= Tax Burden * Interest Burden * Operating Margin % * Asset Turnover * Equity Multiplier
= 0.8416 * 0.9774 * 27.92 % * 0.7827 * 1.3982
=25.13 %

Note: The net income attributable to common stockholders data used here is four times the quarterly (Jun. 2022) net income attributable to common stockholders data. The Revenue data used here is four times the quarterly (Jun. 2022) revenue data. The same rule applies to Pre-Tax Income and Operating Income.

* 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.

** The ROE % used above is for Du Pont Analysis only. It is different from the defined ROE % page on our website, as here it uses Net Income instead of Net Income attributable to Common Stockholders in the calculation.


Be Aware

Net income attributable to common stockholders is used.

Because a company can increase its ROE % by having more financial leverage, it is important to watch the equity multiplier when investing in high ROE % companies. Like ROA %, ROE % is calculated with only 12 months data. Fluctuations in company's earnings or business cycles can affect the ratio drastically. It is important to look at the ratio from a long term perspective.

Asset light businesses require very few assets to generate very high earnings. Their ROE %s can be extremely high.


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Alphabet(Google) Business Description

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Alphabet Inc is a holding company, with Google, the Internet media giant, as a wholly owned subsidiary. Google generates 99% of Alphabet revenue, of which more than 85% is from online ads. Google's other revenue is from sales of apps and content on Google Play and YouTube, as well as cloud service fees and other licensing revenue. Sales of hardware such as Chromebooks, the Pixel smartphone, and smart homes products, which include Nest and Google Home, also contribute to other revenue. Alphabet's moonshot investments are in its other bets segment, where it bets on technology to enhance health (Verily), faster Internet access to homes (Google Fiber), self-driving cars (Waymo), and more. Alphabet's operating margin has been 25%-30%, with Google at 30% and other bets operating at a loss.
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