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Block Return-on-Tangible-Asset

: -5.70% (As of Jun. 2022)
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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. Block's annualized Net Income for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2022 was $-832 Mil. Block's average total tangible assets for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2022 was $14,589 Mil. Therefore, Block's annualized Return-on-Tangible-Asset for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2022 was -5.70%.

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

SQ' s Return-on-Tangible-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -38.12   Med: -3.87   Max: 10.49
Current: -3.57

During the past 10 years, Block's highest Return-on-Tangible-Asset was 10.49%. The lowest was -38.12%. And the median was -3.87%.

SQ's Return-on-Tangible-Asset is ranked worse than
59.52% of 2757 companies
in the Software industry
Industry Median: 1.22 vs SQ: -3.57

Block Return-on-Tangible-Asset Historical Data

The historical data trend for Block'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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Block Annual Data
Trend Dec12 Dec13 Dec14 Dec15 Dec16 Dec17 Dec18 Dec19 Dec20 Dec21
Return-on-Tangible-Asset
Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only -3.87 -1.52 10.49 3.13 1.47

Block Quarterly Data
Sep17 Dec17 Mar18 Jun18 Sep18 Dec18 Mar19 Jun19 Sep19 Dec19 Mar20 Jun20 Sep20 Dec20 Mar21 Jun21 Sep21 Dec21 Mar22 Jun22
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 6.81 - -2.34 -5.92 -5.70

Competitive Comparison

For the Software - Infrastructure subindustry, Block'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.

   

Block Return-on-Tangible-Asset Distribution

For the Software industry and Technology sector, Block's Return-on-Tangible-Asset distribution charts can be found below:

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



Block Return-on-Tangible-Asset Calculation

Block's annualized Return-on-Tangible-Asset for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2021 is calculated as:

Return-on-Tangible-Asset=Net Income/( (Total Tangible Assets+Total Tangible Assets)/ count )
(A: Dec. 2021 )  (A: Dec. 2020 )(A: Dec. 2021 )
=Net Income/( (Total Assets - Intangible Assets+Total Assets - Intangible Assets)/ count )
(A: Dec. 2021 )  (A: Dec. 2020 )(A: Dec. 2021 )
=166.284/( (9415.237+13149.439)/ 2 )
=166.284/11282.338
=1.47 %

Block's annualized Return-on-Tangible-Asset for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2022 is calculated as:

Return-on-Tangible-Asset=Net Income/( (Total Tangible Assets+Total Tangible Assets)/ count )
(Q: Jun. 2022 )  (Q: Mar. 2022 )(Q: Jun. 2022 )
=Net Income/( (Total Assets - Intangible Assets+Total Assets - Intangible Assets)/ count )
(Q: Jun. 2022 )  (Q: Mar. 2022 )(Q: Jun. 2022 )
=-832.056/( (14423.338+14754.947)/ 2 )
=-832.056/14589.1425
=-5.70 %

* 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 four times the quarterly (Jun. 2022) net income data.


Block  (NYSE:SQ) 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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Block Business Description

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1455 Market Street, Suite 600, San Francisco, CA, USA, 94103
Founded in 2009, Block provides payment acquiring services to merchants, along with related services. The company also launched Cash App, a person-to-person payment network. Block has operations in Canada, Japan, Australia, and the United Kingdom; about 5% of revenue is generated outside the U.S.
Executives
Rothstein Sharon director C/O YELP INC. 350 MISSION STREET, 10TH FLOOR SAN FRANCISCO CA 94105
Carter Shawn Corey director C/O S. CARTER ENTERPRISES, LLC 1411 BROADWAY NEW YORK NY 10018
Walker Darren director PEPSICO, INC., 700 ANDERSON HILL ROAD PURCHASE NY 10577
Grassadonia Brian officer: Cash App Lead 1455 MARKET STREET SUITE 600 SAN FRANCISCO CA 94103
Meeker Mary G director 2750 SAND HILL ROAD MENLO PARK CA 94025
Brooks Amy director 1455 MARKET STREET, SUITE 600 SAN FRANCISCO CA 94103
Ahuja Amrita officer: Chief Financial Officer 1455 MARKET STREET SUITE 600 SAN FRANCISCO CA 94103
Murphy Timothy Hugh officer: Interim CFO & Treasurer C/O SQUARE, INC. 1455 MARKET STREET, SUITE 600 SAN FRANCISCO CA 94103
Daswani Mohit officer: Interim CFO & Treasurer C/O SQUARE, INC. 1455 MARKET STREET, SUITE 600 SAN FRANCISCO CA 94103
Whiteley Sivan officer: Gen. Counsel & Corp. Secretary 1455 MARKET STREET SUITE 600 SAN FRANCISCO CA 94103
Patterson Anna director C/O SQUARE, INC. 1455 MARKET STREET, SUITE 600 SAN FRANCISCO CA 94103
Rao Naveen G director C/O SQUARE, INC. 1455 MARKET STREET, SUITE 600 SAN FRANCISCO CA 94103
Garutti Randall J director C/O SHAKE SHACK INC. 24 UNION SQUARE EAST, 5TH FLOOR NEW YORK NY 10003
Reses Jacqueline D officer: Capital Lead & People Lead C/O SQUARE, INC. 1455 MARKET STREET #600 SAN FRANCISCO CA 94103
Smith Hillary B officer: Gen. Counsel & Corp. Secretary C/O YEXT, INC 61 NINTH AVENUE NEW YORK NY 10011

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