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Cryo-Cell International Inc (OTCPK:CCEL)
Gross Profit
$14.23 Mil (TTM As of Aug. 2014)

Cryo-Cell International Inc's gross profit for the three months ended in Aug. 2014 was $3.44 Mil. Cryo-Cell International Inc's gross profit for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Aug. 2014 was $14.23 Mil.

Gross Margin is calculated as gross profit divided by its revenue. Cryo-Cell International Inc's gross profit for the three months ended in Aug. 2014 was $3.44 Mil. Cryo-Cell International Inc's revenue for the three months ended in Aug. 2014 was $4.94 Mil. Therefore, Cryo-Cell International Inc's Gross Margin for the quarter that ended in Aug. 2014 was 69.62%.

Cryo-Cell International Inc had a gross margin of 69.62% for the quarter that ended in Aug. 2014 => Durable competitive advantage

During the past 13 years, the highest Gross Margin of Cryo-Cell International Inc was 100.00%. The lowest was 60.00%. And the median was 71.66%.


Definition

Gross Profit is the different between the sale prices and the cost of buying or producing the goods.

Cryo-Cell International Inc's Gross Profit for the fiscal year that ended in Nov. 2013 is calculated as

Gross Profit (A: Nov. 2013 )=Revenue - Cost of Goods Sold
=18.995 - 5.322
=13.67

Cryo-Cell International Inc's Gross Profit for the quarter that ended in Aug. 2014 is calculated as

Gross Profit (Q: Aug. 2014 )=Revenue - Cost of Goods Sold
=4.938 - 1.5
=3.44

Cryo-Cell International Inc Gross Profit for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Aug. 2014 was 3.399 (Nov. 2013 ) + 3.986 (Feb. 2014 ) + 3.403 (May. 2014 ) + 3.438 (Aug. 2014 ) = $14.23 Mil.

Gross Profit is the numerator in the calculation of Gross Margin:

Cryo-Cell International Inc's Gross Margin for the quarter that ended in Aug. 2014 is calculated as

Gross Margin (Q: Aug. 2014 )=Gross Profit (Q: Aug. 2014 ) / Revenue (Q: Aug. 2014 )
=(Revenue - Cost of Goods Sold) / Revenue
=3.44 / 4.938
=69.62 %

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their own currency.

A positive Gross Profit is only the first step for a company to make a net profit. The gross profit needs to be big enough to also cover related labor, equipment, rental, marketing/advertising, research and development and a lot of other costs in selling the products.


Explanation

Warren Buffett believes that firms with excellent long term economics tend to have consistently higher margins.

Durable competitive advantage creates a high Gross Margin because of the freedom to price in excess of cost. Companies can be categorized by their Gross Margin

1. Greater than 40% = Durable competitive advantage
2. Less than 40% = Competition eroding margins
3. Less than 20% = no sustainable competitive advantage
Consistency of Gross Margin is key

Cryo-Cell International Inc had a gross margin of 69.62% for the quarter that ended in Aug. 2014 => Durable competitive advantage


Related Terms

Cost of Goods Sold, Gross Margin, Revenue


Historical Data

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their own currency.

Cryo-Cell International Inc Annual Data

Nov04Nov05Nov06Nov07Nov08Nov09Nov10Nov11Nov12Nov13
Gross_Profit 9.0510.3111.1110.8711.1713.1313.2613.5213.0813.67

Cryo-Cell International Inc Quarterly Data

May12Aug12Nov12Feb13May13Aug13Nov13Feb14May14Aug14
Gross_Profit 3.223.223.503.323.483.473.403.993.403.44
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