3-Year Average Return On Invested Capital

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Return on invested capital (ROIC) is not only the most intuitive measure of corporate performance, but it is also the best. It measures how much profit a company generates for every dollar invested in the company.

3-year average return on invested capital (seen in Figure 1) provides additional insights into a firm’s track record of prudent capital management. Companies with a high 3-year average ROIC consistently allocate capital to high return investments.

Properly calculating ROIC, the primary driver of stock prices, is key to measuring a firm’s ability to generate returns on the capital invested in its business. Our Robo-Analyst technology allows us to perform the diligence needed to calculate an accurate ROIC and comparable metrics, such as , 3-year average ROIC, ROGIC and GAAP-based ROIC.

Figure 1: How To Calculate 3-Year Average Return on Invested Capital

 3-Year Average NOPAT / 3-Year Average Invested Capital


3-Year Average NOPAT = Average NOPAT over trailing three years

3-Year Average Invested Capital= Average of the average invested capital over trailing three years

Sources: New Constructs, LLC

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