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Jack Henry & Associates Inc (NAS:JKHY)
Gross Profit
$559 Mil (TTM As of Dec. 2015)

Jack Henry & Associates Inc's gross profit for the three months ended in Dec. 2015 was $142 Mil. Jack Henry & Associates Inc's gross profit for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2015 was $559 Mil.

Gross Margin is calculated as gross profit divided by its revenue. Jack Henry & Associates Inc's gross profit for the three months ended in Dec. 2015 was $142 Mil. Jack Henry & Associates Inc's revenue for the three months ended in Dec. 2015 was $333 Mil. Therefore, Jack Henry & Associates Inc's Gross Margin for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2015 was 42.79%.

Jack Henry & Associates Inc had a gross margin of 42.79% for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2015 => Durable competitive advantage

During the past 13 years, the highest Gross Margin of Jack Henry & Associates Inc was 43.30%. The lowest was 40.16%. And the median was 41.51%.


Definition

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

Jack Henry & Associates Inc's Gross Profit for the fiscal year that ended in Jun. 2015 is calculated as

Gross Profit (A: Jun. 2015 )=Revenue - Cost of Goods Sold
=1256.19 - 720.336
=536

Jack Henry & Associates Inc's Gross Profit for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2015 is calculated as

Gross Profit (Q: Dec. 2015 )=Revenue - Cost of Goods Sold
=332.872 - 190.445
=142

Jack Henry & Associates Inc Gross Profit for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2015 was 131.815 (Mar. 2015 ) + 146.415 (Jun. 2015 ) + 137.955 (Sep. 2015 ) + 142.427 (Dec. 2015 ) = $559 Mil.

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

Jack Henry & Associates Inc's Gross Margin for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2015 is calculated as

Gross Margin (Q: Dec. 2015 )=Gross Profit (Q: Dec. 2015 ) / Revenue (Q: Dec. 2015 )
=(Revenue - Cost of Goods Sold) / Revenue
=142 / 332.872
=42.79 %

* 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

Jack Henry & Associates Inc had a gross margin of 42.79% for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2015 => 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.

Jack Henry & Associates Inc Annual Data

Jun06Jun07Jun08Jun09Jun10Jun11Jun12Jun13Jun14Jun15
Gross_Profit 256286307299345399419461494536

Jack Henry & Associates Inc Quarterly Data

Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15
Gross_Profit 117123117136127131132146138142
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