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Gold Fields (NYSE:GFI) Return-on-Tangible-Asset

: 6.11% (As of Dec. 2023)
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Return-on-Tangible-Asset is calculated as Net Income divided by its average total tangible assets. Total tangible assets equals to Total Assets minus Intangible Assets. Gold Fields's annualized Net Income for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2023 was $491 Mil. Gold Fields's average total tangible assets for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2023 was $8,037 Mil. Therefore, Gold Fields's annualized Return-on-Tangible-Asset for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2023 was 6.11%.

The historical rank and industry rank for Gold Fields's Return-on-Tangible-Asset or its related term are showing as below:

GFI' s Return-on-Tangible-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -5.9   Med: 2.62   Max: 11
Current: 9.24

During the past 13 years, Gold Fields's highest Return-on-Tangible-Asset was 11.00%. The lowest was -5.90%. And the median was 2.62%.

GFI's Return-on-Tangible-Asset is ranked better than
94% of 2684 companies
in the Metals & Mining industry
Industry Median: -16.035 vs GFI: 9.24

Gold Fields Return-on-Tangible-Asset Historical Data

The historical data trend for Gold Fields's Return-on-Tangible-Asset 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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Gold Fields Annual Data
Trend Dec14 Dec15 Dec16 Dec17 Dec18 Dec19 Dec20 Dec21 Dec22 Dec23
Return-on-Tangible-Asset
Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 2.59 10.30 10.65 9.68 9.04

Gold Fields Semi-Annual Data
Jun14 Dec14 Jun15 Dec15 Jun16 Dec16 Jun17 Dec17 Jun18 Dec18 Jun19 Dec19 Jun20 Dec20 Jun21 Dec21 Jun22 Dec22 Jun23 Dec23
Return-on-Tangible-Asset 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 10.84 13.69 5.41 12.06 6.11

Competitive Comparison

For the Gold subindustry, Gold Fields's Return-on-Tangible-Asset, along with its competitors' market caps and Return-on-Tangible-Asset 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.


Gold Fields Return-on-Tangible-Asset Distribution

For the Metals & Mining industry and Basic Materials sector, Gold Fields's Return-on-Tangible-Asset distribution charts can be found below:

* The bar in red indicates where Gold Fields's Return-on-Tangible-Asset falls into.



Gold Fields Return-on-Tangible-Asset Calculation

Gold Fields's annualized Return-on-Tangible-Asset for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2023 is calculated as:

Return-on-Tangible-Asset=Net Income/( (Total Tangible Assets+Total Tangible Assets)/ count )
(A: Dec. 2023 )  (A: Dec. 2022 )(A: Dec. 2023 )
=Net Income/( (Total Assets - Intangible Assets+Total Assets - Intangible Assets)/ count )
(A: Dec. 2023 )  (A: Dec. 2022 )(A: Dec. 2023 )
=703.3/( (7338.1+8226.3)/ 2 )
=703.3/7782.2
=9.04 %

Gold Fields's annualized Return-on-Tangible-Asset for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2023 is calculated as:

Return-on-Tangible-Asset=Net Income/( (Total Tangible Assets+Total Tangible Assets)/ count )
(Q: Dec. 2023 )  (Q: Jun. 2023 )(Q: Dec. 2023 )
=Net Income/( (Total Assets - Intangible Assets+Total Assets - Intangible Assets)/ count )
(Q: Dec. 2023 )  (Q: Jun. 2023 )(Q: Dec. 2023 )
=491/( (7847.3+8226.3)/ 2 )
=491/8036.8
=6.11 %

* 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 Return-on-Tangible-Asset, the net income of the last fiscal year and the average total tangible assets over the fiscal year are used. In calculating the quarterly data, the Net Income data used here is two times the semi-annual (Dec. 2023) net income data.


Gold Fields  (NYSE:GFI) Return-on-Tangible-Asset Explanation

Return-on-Tangible-Asset measures the rate of return on the average total tangible assets (total assets minus intangible assets). Tangible means physical in nature. Intangible Assets are assets that are not physical in nature, and typically "derive their value from legal or intellectual rights." Return-on-Tangible-Asset measures a firm's efficiency at generating profits from its tangible assets. It shows how well a company uses what it has to generate earnings. Return-on-Tangible-Assets can vary drastically across industries. Therefore, Return-on-Tangible-Asset should not be used to compare companies in different industries.


Be Aware

Like ROE and ROA, Return-on-Tangible-Asset is calculated with only 12 months 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. Return-on-Tangible-Asset can be affected by events such as stock buyback or issuance, and by a company’s tax rate and its interest payment. Return-on-Tangible-Asset may not reflect the true earning power of the assets. A more accurate measurement is ROC % (ROC).

Many analysts argue the higher return the better. Buffett states that really high Return-on-Tangible-Asset may indicate vulnerability in the durability of the competitive advantage.


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Gold Fields (NYSE:GFI) Business Description

Address
150 Helen Road, Sandown, Sandton, Johannesburg, GT, ZAF, 2196
Gold Fields Ltd is a producer of gold and is a holder of gold reserves and resources in South Africa, Ghana, Australia and Peru. In Peru, the company also produces copper. The company is primarily involved in underground and surface gold and surface copper mining and silver and related activities, including exploration, extraction, processing and smelting. It conducts underground and surface mining operations at St. Ives, underground-only operations at Agnew, Granny Smith and South Deep and surface-only open pit mining at Damang, Tarkwa and Cerro Corona. The company's revenues are derived from the sale of gold that it produces.