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Rivian Automotive ROIC %

: -151.17% (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 %. Rivian Automotive's annualized return on invested capital (ROIC %) for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2022 was -151.17%.

As of today (2022-08-07), Rivian Automotive's WACC % is 7.81%. Rivian Automotive's ROIC % is -150.78% (calculated using TTM income statement data). Rivian Automotive earns returns that do not match up to its cost of capital. It will destroy value as it grows.


Rivian Automotive ROIC % Historical Data

The historical data trend for Rivian Automotive'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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Rivian Automotive Annual Data
Trend Dec19 Dec20 Dec21
ROIC %
-113.30 -100.84 -151.74

Rivian Automotive Quarterly Data
Dec19 Sep20 Dec20 Mar21 Jun21 Sep21 Dec21 Mar22
ROIC % Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only -98.56 -85.70 -104.51 -275.31 -151.17

Competitive Comparison

For the Auto Manufacturers subindustry, Rivian Automotive'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.

   

Rivian Automotive ROIC % Distribution

For the Vehicles & Parts industry and Consumer Cyclical sector, Rivian Automotive's ROIC % distribution charts can be found below:

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



Rivian Automotive ROIC % Calculation

Rivian Automotive'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 )
=-4220 * ( 1 - 0% )/( (1664 + 3898)/ 2 )
=-4220/2781
=-151.74 %

where

Rivian Automotive'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 )
=-6316 * ( 1 - 0% )/( (3898 + 4458)/ 2 )
=-6316/4178
=-151.17 %

where

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.


Rivian Automotive  (NAS:RIVN) 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, Rivian Automotive's WACC % is 7.81%. Rivian Automotive's ROIC % is -150.78% (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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Rivian Automotive Business Description

Rivian Automotive logo
Traded in Other Exchanges
Address
14600 Myford Road, Irvine, CA, USA, 92606
Rivian Automotive Inc designs, develops and manufactures category-defining electric vehicles and accessories.
Executives
Flatley Jay T director 9885 TOWNE CENTRE DR SAN DIEGO CA 92121
Thomas-graham Pamela director C/O IDENIX PHARMACEUTICALS, INC. 60 HAMPSHIRE STREET CAMBRIDGE MA 02139
Baker Jeff officer: Chief Accounting Officer 1221 BROADWAY OAKLAND CA 94612
Boone Karen director 15 KOCH ROAD SUITE J CORTE MADERA CA 94925
Amazon Com Inc director, 10 percent owner 410 TERRY AVENUE NORTH SEATTLE WA 98109
Ford Motor Co 10 percent owner ONE AMERICAN RD DEARBORN MI 48126
Marcario Rose M director 21101 OXNARD STREET WOODLAND HILLS CA 91367
Mcdonough Claire officer: Chief Financial Officer C/O RIVIAN AUTOMOTIVE, INC. 14600 MYFORD ROAD IRVINE CA 92618
Krawiec Peter director C/O RIVIAN AUTOMOTIVE, INC. 14600 MYFORD ROAD IRVINE CA 92618
Scaringe Robert J director, officer: Chief Executive Officer C/O RIVIAN AUTOMOTIVE, INC. 14600 MYFORD ROAD IRVINE CA 92618
Behl Jiten officer: Chief Growth Officer C/O RIVIAN AUTOMOTIVE, INC. 14600 MYFORD ROAD IRVINE CA 92618
Schwartz Sanford Harold director C/O RIVIAN AUTOMOTIVE, INC. 14600 MYFORD ROAD IRVINE CA 92618
Global Oryx Group Holding Co Ltd 10 percent owner 15 ESPLANADE ST. HELIER Y9 JE1 1RB

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