Top 20 Management Teams in the Consumer Goods Sector

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by: Kapitall

The following is a list of the most effective management teams in the consumer goods sector, as defined by the return on assets, return on equity and return on invested capital ratios.

To develop the list, we only focused on management teams that have outperformed their industries on all three ratios over the past 5 years.

If you're looking for a starting point, this list of top management teams might be an interesting source for ideas.

Management data and industry comps sourced from Reuters. Full analysis below.

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The list has been sorted by the average 5-year return on assets.

1. Philip Morris International Inc. (NYSE:PM): Cigarettes Industry. Market cap of $107.24B. 5-year average return on assets at 22.69% vs. industry average at 13.34%. 5-year average return on investments at 31.68% vs. industry average at 18.44%. 5-year average return on equity at 54.31% vs. industry average at 22.28%.

2. Colgate-Palmolive Company (NYSE:CL): Personal Products Industry. Market cap of $37.48B. 5-year average return on assets at 18.77% vs. industry average at 12.34%. 5-year average return on investments at 28.37% vs. industry average at 22.17%. 5-year average return on equity at 105.86% vs. industry average at 29.09%.

3. Deckers Outdoor Corp (NASDAQ:DECK): Apparel Footwear & Accessories Industry. Market cap of $2.25B. 5-year average return on assets at 18.77% vs. industry average at 7.93%. 5-year average return on investments at 22.84% vs. industry average at 11.9%. 5-year average return on equity at 23.04% vs. industry average at 14.51%.

4. Volcom Inc (NASDAQ:VLCM): Apparel Footwear & Accessories Industry. Market cap of $419.12M. 5-year average return on assets at 16.22% vs. industry average at 9.38%. 5-year average return on investments at 18.42% vs. industry average at 13.91%. 5-year average return on equity at 18.54% vs. industry average at 18.16%.

5. Pepsico, Inc. (NYSE:PEP): Processed & Packaged Goods Industry. Market cap of $103.49B. 5-year average return on assets at 15.97% vs. industry average at 6.92%. 5-year average return on investments at 21.25% vs. industry average at 9.67%. 5-year average return on equity at 35.43% vs. industry average at 12.7%.

6. The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO): Soft Drinks Industry. Market cap of $141.96B. 5-year average return on assets at 15.7% vs. industry average at 6.92%. 5-year average return on investments at 22.97% vs. industry average at 9.67%. 5-year average return on equity at 29.8% vs. industry average at 12.7%.

7. Polaris Industries, Inc. (NYSE:PII): Recreational Vehicles Industry. Market cap of $2.36B. 5-year average return on assets at 15.11% vs. industry average at 6.2%. 5-year average return on investments at 29.91% vs. industry average at 9.03%. 5-year average return on equity at 51.12% vs. industry average at 11.52%.

8. Cal-Maine Foods, Inc. (NASDAQ:CALM): Farm Products Industry. Market cap of $690.93M. 5-year average return on assets at 15.01% vs. industry average at 4.06%. 5-year average return on investments at 18.7% vs. industry average at 5.23%. 5-year average return on equity at 29.55% vs. industry average at 7.29%.

9. Balchem Corporation (NASDAQ:BCPC): Meat Products Industry. Market cap of $865.46M. 5-year average return on assets at 14.19% vs. industry average at 9.44%. 5-year average return on investments at 17.04% vs. industry average at 15.41%. 5-year average return on equity at 19.25% vs. industry average at 17.95%.

10. Tempur-Pedic International Inc. (NYSE:TPX): Home Furnishings & Fixtures Industry. Market cap of $2.41B. 5-year average return on assets at 14.11% vs. industry average at 8.07%. 5-year average return on investments at 17.07% vs. industry average at 11.11%. 5-year average return on equity at 65.98% vs. industry average at 14.9%.

11. NIKE, Inc. (NYSE:NKE): Apparel Footwear & Accessories Industry. Market cap of $38.92B. 5-year average return on assets at 14.1% vs. industry average at 7.91%. 5-year average return on investments at 18.81% vs. industry average at 11.9%. 5-year average return on equity at 21.74% vs. industry average at 14.51%.

12. Steven Madden, Ltd. (NASDAQ:SHOO): Apparel Footwear & Accessories Industry. Market cap of $1.17B. 5-year average return on assets at 14.1% vs. industry average at 7.91%. 5-year average return on investments at 17.05% vs. industry average at 11.9%. 5-year average return on equity at 17.37% vs. industry average at 14.51%.

13. Gildan Activewear Inc. (NYSE:GIL): Apparel Clothing Industry. Market cap of $3.5B. 5-year average return on assets at 13.83% vs. industry average at 9.38%. 5-year average return on investments at 16.83% vs. industry average at 13.91%. 5-year average return on equity at 18.47% vs. industry average at 18.16%.

14. Herman Miller, Inc. (NASDAQ:MLHR): Business Equipment Industry. Market cap of $1.1B. 5-year average return on assets at 13.17% vs. industry average at 2.96%. 5-year average return on investments at 22.24% vs. industry average at 5.04%. 5-year average return on equity at 105.88% vs. industry average at 6.64%.

15. Wolverine World Wide Inc (NYSE:WWW): Apparel Footwear & Accessories Industry. Market cap of $1.42B. 5-year average return on assets at 12.48% vs. industry average at 7.91%. 5-year average return on investments at 15.64% vs. industry average at 11.9%. 5-year average return on equity at 17.29% vs. industry average at 14.51%.

16. Avon Products, Inc. (NYSE:AVP): Personal Products Industry. Market cap of $13.06B. 5-year average return on assets at 12.36% vs. industry average at 12.33%. 5-year average return on investments at 23.72% vs. industry average at 22.15%. 5-year average return on equity at 81.87% vs. industry average at 29.06%.

17. Harley-Davidson, Inc. (NYSE:HOG): Recreational Vehicles Industry. Market cap of $7.22B. 5-year average return on assets at 11.68% vs. industry average at 3.08%. 5-year average return on investments at 16.14% vs. industry average at 5.84%. 5-year average return on equity at 28.41% vs. industry average at 8.72%.

18. Companhia de Bebidas das Americas AmBev (ABV): Brewers Industry. Market cap of $86.2B. 5-year average return on assets at 11.34% vs. industry average at 3.57%. 5-year average return on investments at 14.54% vs. industry average at 5.23%. 5-year average return on equity at 23.49% vs. industry average at 8.29%.

19. Campbell Soup Company (NYSE:CPB): Processed & Packaged Goods Industry. Market cap of $12.17B. 5-year average return on assets at 11.31% vs. industry average at 7.11%. 5-year average return on investments at 16.88% vs. industry average at 14.87%. 5-year average return on equity at 59.79% vs. industry average at 19.89%.

20. Gentex Corporation (NASDAQ:GNTX): Auto Parts Industry. Market cap of $2.8B. 5-year average return on assets at 11.1% vs. industry average at 5.17%. 5-year average return on investments at 11.92% vs. industry average at 7.79%. 5-year average return on equity at 12.26% vs. industry average at 9.96%.

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