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Guardant Health ROIC %

: -40.89% (As of Mar. 2022)
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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 %. Guardant Health's annualized return on invested capital (ROIC %) for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2022 was -40.89%.

As of today (2022-05-21), Guardant Health's WACC % is 4.76%. Guardant Health's ROIC % is -54.35% (calculated using TTM income statement data). Guardant Health earns returns that do not match up to its cost of capital. It will destroy value as it grows.


Guardant Health ROIC % Historical Data

The historical data trend for Guardant Health'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.

* Premium members only.

Guardant Health Annual Data
Trend Dec16 Dec17 Dec18 Dec19 Dec20 Dec21
ROIC %
Premium Member Only -115.20 -71.30 -28.86 -59.48 -48.72

Guardant Health Quarterly Data
Dec16 Sep17 Dec17 Mar18 Jun18 Sep18 Dec18 Mar19 Jun19 Sep19 Dec19 Mar20 Jun20 Sep20 Dec20 Mar21 Jun21 Sep21 Dec21 Mar22
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 -105.35 -95.27 -74.96 -40.79 -40.89

Competitive Comparison

For the Diagnostics & Research subindustry, Guardant Health'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.

   

Guardant Health ROIC % Distribution

For the Medical Diagnostics & Research industry and Healthcare sector, Guardant Health's ROIC % distribution charts can be found below:

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



Guardant Health ROIC % Calculation

Guardant Health's annualized Return on Invested Capital (ROIC %) for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2021 is calculated as:

ROIC % (A: Dec. 2021 )
=NOPAT/Average Invested Capital
=Operating Income * ( 1 - Tax Rate % )/( (Invested Capital (A: Dec. 2020 ) + Invested Capital (A: Dec. 2021 ))/ count )
=-411.001 * ( 1 - -0.08% )/( (453.554 + 1235.051)/ 2 )
=-411.3298008/844.3025
=-48.72 %

where

Invested Capital(A: Dec. 2020 )
=Total Assets - Accounts Payable & Accrued Expense - Excess Cash
=Total Assets - Accounts Payable & Accrued Expense - ( Cash, Cash Equivalents, Marketable Securities - max(0, Total Current Liabilities - Total Current Assets+Cash, Cash Equivalents, Marketable Securities))
=2271.781 - 23.347 - ( 1794.88 - max(0, 66.809 - 1888.361+1794.88))
=453.554

Invested Capital(A: Dec. 2021 )
=Total Assets - Accounts Payable & Accrued Expense - Excess Cash
=Total Assets - Accounts Payable & Accrued Expense - ( Cash, Cash Equivalents, Marketable Securities - max(0, Total Current Liabilities - Total Current Assets+Cash, Cash Equivalents, Marketable Securities))
=2204.499 - 50.009 - ( 932.748 - max(0, 194.687 - 1114.126+932.748))
=1235.051

Guardant Health's annualized Return on Invested Capital (ROIC %) for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2022 is calculated as:

ROIC % (Q: Mar. 2022 )
=NOPAT/Average Invested Capital
=Operating Income * ( 1 - Tax Rate % )/( (Invested Capital (Q: Dec. 2021 ) + Invested Capital (Q: Mar. 2022 ))/ count )
=-493.352 * ( 1 - 0.02% )/( (1235.051 + 1177.602)/ 2 )
=-493.2533296/1206.3265
=-40.89 %

where

Invested Capital(Q: Dec. 2021 )
=Total Assets - Accounts Payable & Accrued Expense - Excess Cash
=Total Assets - Accounts Payable & Accrued Expense - ( Cash, Cash Equivalents, Marketable Securities - max(0, Total Current Liabilities - Total Current Assets+Cash, Cash Equivalents, Marketable Securities))
=2204.499 - 50.009 - ( 932.748 - max(0, 194.687 - 1114.126+932.748))
=1235.051

Invested Capital(Q: Mar. 2022 )
=Total Assets - Accounts Payable & Accrued Expense - Excess Cash
=Total Assets - Accounts Payable & Accrued Expense - ( Cash, Cash Equivalents, Marketable Securities - max(0, Total Current Liabilities - Total Current Assets+Cash, Cash Equivalents, Marketable Securities))
=2129.598 - 67.525 - ( 962.266 - max(0, 228.809 - 1113.28+962.266))
=1177.602

Note: The Operating Income data used here is four times the quarterly (Mar. 2022) 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.


Guardant Health  (NAS:GH) 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, Guardant Health's WACC % is 4.76%. Guardant Health's ROIC % is -54.35% (calculated using TTM income statement data).


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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Guardant Health Business Description

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505 Penobscot Drive, Redwood City, CA, USA, 94063
Guardant Health, based in Redwood City, California, provides cancer blood tests and analytics for clinical and research use, and the firm maintains research partnerships with large biopharmaceutical companies. The company offers Guardant 360, a blood-based (liquid biopsy) test for treatment selection in advanced stage cancer, and Guardant Omni, a broader gene panel for immuno-oncology research. The company's pipeline includes Guardant Reveal (formerly Lunar-1), for cancer recurrence detection in survivors, and Lunar-2, a liquid biopsy for early detection of cancer in higher-risk individuals, with an initial focus on colorectal cancer. Additionally, Guardant offers research development services. The United States accounts for 90% of total revenue, and other markets the remaining 10%.
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