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ServiceNow ROIC %

: 0.63% (As of Jun. 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 %. ServiceNow's annualized return on invested capital (ROIC %) for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2022 was 0.63%.

As of today (2022-08-12), ServiceNow's WACC % is 8.16%. ServiceNow's ROIC % is 2.06% (calculated using TTM income statement data). ServiceNow earns returns that do not match up to its cost of capital. It will destroy value as it grows.


ServiceNow ROIC % Historical Data

The historical data trend for ServiceNow'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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ServiceNow Annual Data
Trend Dec12 Dec13 Dec14 Dec15 Dec16 Dec17 Dec18 Dec19 Dec20 Dec21
ROIC %
Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only -2.87 -0.92 8.78 2.41 2.74

ServiceNow Quarterly Data
Sep17 Dec17 Mar18 Jun18 Sep18 Dec18 Mar19 Jun19 Sep19 Dec19 Mar20 Jun20 Sep20 Dec20 Mar21 Jun21 Sep21 Dec21 Mar22 Jun22
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 3.10 3.33 1.25 3.15 0.63

Competitive Comparison

For the Software - Application subindustry, ServiceNow'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.

   

ServiceNow ROIC % Distribution

For the Software industry and Technology sector, ServiceNow's ROIC % distribution charts can be found below:

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



ServiceNow ROIC % Calculation

ServiceNow'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 )
=257 * ( 1 - 7.63% )/( (7466 + 9893)/ 2 )
=237.3909/8679.5
=2.74 %

where

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

ROIC % (Q: Jun. 2022 )
=NOPAT/Average Invested Capital
=Operating Income * ( 1 - Tax Rate % )/( (Invested Capital (Q: Mar. 2022 ) + Invested Capital (Q: Jun. 2022 ))/ count )
=88 * ( 1 - 31.03% )/( (9580 + 9543)/ 2 )
=60.6936/9561.5
=0.63 %

where

Note: The Operating Income data used here is four times the quarterly (Jun. 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.


ServiceNow  (NYSE:NOW) 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, ServiceNow's WACC % is 8.16%. ServiceNow's ROIC % is 2.06% (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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ServiceNow Business Description

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Address
2225 Lawson Lane, Santa Clara, CA, USA, 95054
ServiceNow Inc provides software solutions to structure and automate various business processes via a SaaS delivery model. The company primarily focuses on the IT function for enterprise customers. ServiceNow began with IT service management (ITSM), expanded within the IT function, and more recently directed its workflow automation logic to functional areas beyond IT, notably customer service, HR service delivery, and security operations. ServiceNow also offers an application development platform as a service (PaaS).
Executives
Caimi Lara officer: Chief Customer & Partner Ofc C/O CONFLUENT, INC. 899 W EVELYN AVENUE MOUNTAIN VIEW CA 94041
Bedi Christopher officer: Chief Information Officer 2225 LAWSON LANE SANTA CLARA CA 95054
Smith Paul John officer: Chief Commercial Officer 2225 LAWSON LANE SANTA CLARA CA 95054
Mcbride Kevin Thomas officer: Principal Accounting Officer 2200 MISSION COLLEGE BLVD SANTA CLARA CA 95054
Tzitzon Nicholas officer: Chief Strat & Corp Affairs Ofc 2225 LAWSON LANE SANTA CLARA CA 95054
Rathnam Sukumar director 2225 LAWSON LANE SANTA CLARA CA 95054
Canney Jacqueline P officer: Chief People Officer 702 SW 8TH STREET BENTONVILLE AR 72716
Quinlan Larry director 2225 LAWSON LANE SANTA CLARA CA 95054
Toledano Gabrielle B officer: Chief Talent Officer 209 REDWOOD SHORES PARKWAY REDWOOD CITY CA 94065
Jackson Lawrence director 2225 LAWSON LANE SANTA CLARA CA 95054
Haverty Kevin officer: Chief Revenue Officer 2225 LAWSON LANE SANTA CLARA CA 95054
Mastantuono Gina officer: Chief Financial Officer 237 PARK AVENUE 14TH FLOOR NEW YORK NY 10017
Mcdermott William R director, officer: President & CEO C/O UNDER ARMOUR, INC. 1020 HULL STREET, 3RD FLOOR BALTIMORE MD 21230
Goon Fay Sien officer: Principal Accounting Officer 2225 LAWSON LANE SANTA CLARA CA 95054
Briggs Teresa director 2225 LAWSON LANE SANTA CLARA CA 95054

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