Nissan Motor Company made a net profit of JPY 458 bil in 2014, up 17.6% when compared to the previous year. Historically, company's net profit reached an all time high of JPY 518 bil in 2005 and an all time low of JPY -234 bil in 2008.
This implies return on equity of 9.28% and return on invested capital of 6.59% in 2014. That is compared to 8.88% and 6.59% average seen in the last five years.
Since 2009, net profit of the firm increased by 709% or 51.9% a year on average.
As far as Nissan Motor Company's peers are concerned, Toyota Motor Corporation generated ROE of 13.2% and ROCE of 6.06% in 2014, Mazda Motor Corporation's profitability reached 20.3% and 11.9%, respectively. Suzuki Motor Corporation operated with 6.06% and 7.39% returns in 2014..