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Chevron (NYSE:CVX) ROIC %

: 5.76% (As of Dec. 2023)
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ROIC % measures how well a company generates cash flow relative to the capital it has invested in its business. It is also called ROC %. Chevron's annualized return on invested capital (ROIC %) for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2023 was 5.76%.

As of today (2024-02-24), Chevron's WACC % is 8.40%. Chevron's ROIC % is 8.52% (calculated using TTM income statement data). Chevron 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.


Chevron ROIC % Historical Data

The historical data trend for Chevron's ROIC % 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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Chevron Annual Data
Trend Dec14 Dec15 Dec16 Dec17 Dec18 Dec19 Dec20 Dec21 Dec22 Dec23
ROIC %
Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 0.02 -2.13 5.55 13.75 8.14

Chevron Quarterly Data
Mar19 Jun19 Sep19 Dec19 Mar20 Jun20 Sep20 Dec20 Mar21 Jun21 Sep21 Dec21 Mar22 Jun22 Sep22 Dec22 Mar23 Jun23 Sep23 Dec23
ROIC % 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 9.94 10.21 9.13 9.28 5.76

Competitive Comparison

For the Oil & Gas Integrated subindustry, Chevron's ROIC %, along with its competitors' market caps and ROIC % 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.


Chevron ROIC % Distribution

For the Oil & Gas industry and Energy sector, Chevron's ROIC % distribution charts can be found below:

* The bar in red indicates where Chevron's ROIC % falls into.



Chevron ROIC % Calculation

Chevron's annualized Return on Invested Capital (ROIC %) for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2023 is calculated as:

ROIC % (A: Dec. 2023 )
=NOPAT/Average Invested Capital
=Operating Income * ( 1 - Tax Rate % )/( (Invested Capital (A: Dec. 2022 ) + Invested Capital (A: Dec. 2023 ))/ count )
=26017 * ( 1 - 27.63% )/( (209330 + 253454)/ 2 )
=18828.5029/231392
=8.14 %

where

Chevron's annualized Return on Invested Capital (ROIC %) for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2023 is calculated as:

ROIC % (Q: Dec. 2023 )
=NOPAT/Average Invested Capital
=Operating Income * ( 1 - Tax Rate % )/( (Invested Capital (Q: Sep. 2023 ) + Invested Capital (Q: Dec. 2023 ))/ count )
=21452 * ( 1 - 35.73% )/( (225166 + 253454)/ 2 )
=13787.2004/239310
=5.76 %

where

Note: The Operating Income data used here is four times the quarterly (Dec. 2023) 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.


Chevron  (NYSE:CVX) ROIC % Explanation

ROIC % measures how well a company generates cash flow relative to the capital it has invested in its business. It is also called ROC %. 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 ROIC % 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, Chevron's WACC % is 8.40%. Chevron's ROIC % is 8.52% (calculated using TTM income statement data). Chevron 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. Chevron earns returns that do not match up to its cost of capital. It will destroy value as it grows.


Be Aware

Like ROE % and ROA %, ROIC % 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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Chevron (NYSE:CVX) Business Description

Address
6001 Bollinger Canyon Road, San Ramon, CA, USA, 94583-2324
Chevron is an integrated energy company with exploration, production, and refining operations worldwide. It is the second-largest oil company in the United States with production of 3.0 million of barrels of oil equivalent a day, including 7.7 million cubic feet a day of natural gas and 1.7 million of barrels of liquids a day. Production activities take place in North America, South America, Europe, Africa, Asia, and Australia. Its refineries are in the U.S. and Asia for total refining capacity of 1.8 million barrels of oil a day. Proven reserves at year-end 2022 stood at 11.2 billion barrels of oil equivalent, including 6.1 billion barrels of liquids and 30.9 trillion cubic feet of natural gas.
Executives
Pierre R Breber officer: Vice President and President 6001 BOLLINGER CANYON ROAD, SAN RAMON CA 94583
Jeff B Gustavson officer: Vice President 6001 BOLLINGER CANYON ROAD, SAN RAMON CA 94583
Alana K Knowles officer: VP and Controller 6001 BOLLINGER CANYON ROAD, SAN RAMON CA 94583
Rhonda J Morris officer: Vice President 6001 BOLLINGER CANYON ROAD, SAN RAMON CA 94583
James William Johnson officer: Senior Vice President 5125 DOLIVER DRIVE, HOUSTON TX 77056
Alice P Gast director LEHIGH UNIVERSITY, 27 MEMORIAL DRIVE WEST, BETHLEHEM PA 18015
Michael K Wirth officer: Executive Vice President 6001 BOLLINGER CANYON ROAD, SAN RAMON CA 94583
R. Hewitt Pate officer: VP and General Counsel 6001 BOLLINGER CANYON ROAD, SAN RAMON CA 94583
Andrew Nigel Hearne officer: Executive Vice President 6001 BOLLINGER CANYON ROAD, SAN RAMON CA 94583
Wanda M Austin director 6001 BOLLINGER CANYON ROAD, SAN RAMON CA 94583
Cynthia J Warner director 1925 WEST FIELD COURT, SUITE 200, LAKE FOREST IL 60045
Joseph C Geagea officer: Senior Vice President 6001 BOLLINGER CANYON ROAD, SAN RAMON CA 94583
Enrique Jr Hernandez director INTER-CON SECURITY SYSTEMS, INC., 210 SOUTH DELACEY AVENUE, PASADENA CA 91105
David A Inchausti officer: Vice Pres. and Comptroller 6001 BOLLINGER CANYON ROAD, SAN RAMON CA 94583
Mark A Nelson officer: Vice President 6001 BOLLINGER CANYON ROAD, SAN RAMON CA 94583