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Looking Into SolarEdge Technologies's Return On Capital Employed

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Looking at Q2, SolarEdge Technologies (NASDAQ: SEDG) earned $29.96 million, a 55.79% increase from the preceding quarter. SolarEdge Technologies's sales decreased to $331.85 million, a 23.04% change since Q1. In Q1, SolarEdge Technologies earned $67.78 million, and total sales reached $431.22 million.

What Is Return On Capital Employed?

Changes in earnings and sales indicate shifts in SolarEdge Technologies’s Return on Capital Employed, a measure of yearly pre-tax profit relative to capital employed in a business. Generally, a higher ROCE suggests successful growth in a company and is a sign of higher earnings per share for shareholders in the future. In Q2, SolarEdge Technologies posted an ROCE of 0.03%.

It is important to keep in mind ROCE evaluates past performance and is not used as a predictive tool. It is a good measure of a company's recent performance, but several factors could affect earnings and sales in the near future.

ROCE is an important metric for the comparison of similar companies. A relatively high ROCE shows SolarEdge Technologies is potentially operating at a higher level of efficiency than other companies in its industry. If the company is generating high profits with its current level of capital, some of that money can be reinvested in more capital which will lead to higher returns and earnings per share growth.

In SolarEdge Technologies's case, the positive ROCE ratio will be something investors pay attention to before making long-term financial decisions.

Q2 Earnings Recap

SolarEdge Technologies reported Q2 earnings per share at $0.97/share, which beat analyst predictions of $0.69/share.

 

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