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Viasat (Viasat) ROA % : -2.95% (As of Dec. 2023)


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What is Viasat ROA %?

ROA % is calculated as Net Income divided by its average Total Assets over a certain period of time. Viasat's annualized Net Income for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2023 was $-498 Mil. Viasat's average Total Assets over the quarter that ended in Dec. 2023 was $16,861 Mil. Therefore, Viasat's annualized ROA % for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2023 was -2.95%.

The historical rank and industry rank for Viasat's ROA % or its related term are showing as below:

VSAT' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -7.06   Med: 0.07   Max: 15.37
Current: -7.06

During the past 13 years, Viasat's highest ROA % was 15.37%. The lowest was -7.06%. And the median was 0.07%.

VSAT's ROA % is ranked worse than
81.15% of 2483 companies
in the Hardware industry
Industry Median: 2.24 vs VSAT: -7.06

Viasat ROA % Historical Data

The historical data trend for Viasat's ROA % 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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Viasat ROA % Chart

Viasat Annual Data
Trend Mar15 Mar16 Mar17 Mar18 Mar19 Mar20 Mar21 Mar22 Mar23 Mar24
ROA %
Get a 7-Day Free Trial Premium Member Only Premium Member Only - 0.07 -0.26 15.37 -8.89

Viasat Quarterly Data
Jun19 Sep19 Dec19 Mar20 Jun20 Sep20 Dec20 Mar21 Jun21 Sep21 Dec21 Mar22 Jun22 Sep22 Dec22 Mar23 Jun23 Sep23 Dec23 Mar24
ROA % Get a 7-Day Free Trial 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 65.89 -2.40 -17.55 -2.95 -2.43

Competitive Comparison of Viasat's ROA %

For the Communication Equipment subindustry, Viasat's ROA %, along with its competitors' market caps and ROA % 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.


Viasat's ROA % Distribution in the Hardware Industry

For the Hardware industry and Technology sector, Viasat's ROA % distribution charts can be found below:

* The bar in red indicates where Viasat's ROA % falls into.



Viasat ROA % Calculation

Viasat's annualized ROA % for the fiscal year that ended in Mar. 2023 is calculated as:

ROA %=Net Income (A: Mar. 2023 )/( (Total Assets (A: Mar. 2022 )+Total Assets (A: Mar. 2023 ))/ count )
=1084.806/( (6389.346+7730.337)/ 2 )
=1084.806/7059.8415
=15.37 %

Viasat's annualized ROA % for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2023 is calculated as:

ROA %=Net Income (Q: Dec. 2023 )/( (Total Assets (Q: Sep. 2023 )+Total Assets (Q: Dec. 2023 ))/ count )
=-497.596/( (17072.044+16650.655)/ 2 )
=-497.596/16861.3495
=-2.95 %

* 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 ROA %, the net income of the last fiscal year and the average total assets over the fiscal year are used. In calculating the quarterly data, the Net Income data used here is four times the quarterly (Dec. 2023) net income data. ROA % is displayed in the 30-year financial page.


Viasat  (NAS:VSAT) ROA % Explanation

ROA % measures the rate of return on the total assets (shareholder equity plus liabilities). It measures a firm's efficiency at generating profits from shareholders' equity plus its liabilities. ROA % shows how well a company uses what it has to generate earnings. ROA %s can vary drastically across industries. Therefore, ROA % should not be used to compare companies in different industries. For retailers, a ROA % of higher than 5% is expected. For example, Wal-Mart (WMT) has a ROA % of about 8% as of 2012. For banks, ROA % is close to their interest spread. A bank’s ROA % is typically well under 2%.

Similar to ROE, ROA % is affected by profit margins and asset turnover. This can be seen from the Du Pont Formula:

ROA %(Q: Dec. 2023 )
=Net Income/Total Assets
=-497.596/16861.3495
=(Net Income / Revenue)*(Revenue / Total Assets)
=(-497.596 / 4514.156)*(4514.156 / 16861.3495)
=Net Margin %*Asset Turnover
=-11.02 %*0.2677
=-2.95 %

Note: The Net Income data used here is four times the quarterly (Dec. 2023) net income data. The Revenue data used here is four times the quarterly (Dec. 2023) revenue 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.


Be Aware

Like ROE, ROA % 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. ROA % can be affected by events such as stock buyback or issuance, and by goodwill, a company's tax rate and its interest payment. ROA % 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 ROA % may indicate vulnerability in the durability of the competitive advantage.

E.g. Raising $43b to take on KO is impossible, but $1.7b to take on Moody's is. Although Moody's ROA % and underlying economics is far superior to Coca Cola, the durability is far weaker because of lower entry cost.


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Viasat (Viasat) Business Description

Traded in Other Exchanges
Address
6155 El Camino Real, Carlsbad, CA, USA, 92009
Viasat Inc provides bandwidth technologies and services in three segments: satellite services, which provides satellite-based high-speed broadband services to consumers, enterprises, and commercial airlines; commercial networks, which develops end-to-end communication and connectivity systems; and government systems, which produces network-centric Internet Protocol-based secure government communication systems. A large majority of the firm's revenue is generated in the United States, with the rest coming from the Americas, Europe, Middle East, Africa, and Asia-Pacific.
Executives
Craig Andrew Miller officer: Pres. Government Systems C/O VIASAT, INC., 6155 EL CAMINO REAL, CARLSBAD CA 92009
Keven K Lippert officer: Vice President General Counsel 6155 EL CAMINO REAL, CARLSBAD CA 92009
Benjamin Edward Palmer officer: President, Maritime C/O VIASAT, INC., 6155 EL CAMINO REAL, CARLSBAD CA 92009
Richard A Baldridge officer: Chief Operating Officer 6155 EL CAMINO REAL, CARLSBAD CA 92009
James Michael Dodd officer: President, Global Mobile 6155 EL CAMINO REAL, CARLSBAD CA 92009
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Warburg Pincus (cayman) Global Growth Gp Llc 10 percent owner C/O WARBURG PINCUS LLC, 450 LEXINGTON AVENUE, NEW YORK NY 10017
Warburg Pincus (cayman) Global Growth Gp, L.p. 10 percent owner C/O WARBURG PINCUS LLC, 450 LEXINGTON AVENUE, NEW YORK NY 10017
Andrew Sukawaty director C/O VIASAT, INC., 6155 EL CAMINO REAL, CARLSBAD CA 92009
Cpp Investment Board Private Holdings (4) Inc. 10 percent owner 1 QUEEN STREET EAST, SUITE 2500, TORONTO A6 M5C 2W5