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Coca-Cola Femsa SAB de CV (NYSE:KOF)
Gross Profit
$3,969 Mil (TTM As of Sep. 2015)

Coca-Cola Femsa SAB de CV's gross profit for the three months ended in Sep. 2015 was $1,065 Mil. Coca-Cola Femsa SAB de CV's gross profit for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2015 was $3,969 Mil.

Gross Margin is calculated as gross profit divided by its revenue. Coca-Cola Femsa SAB de CV's gross profit for the three months ended in Sep. 2015 was $1,065 Mil. Coca-Cola Femsa SAB de CV's revenue for the three months ended in Sep. 2015 was $2,237 Mil. Therefore, Coca-Cola Femsa SAB de CV's Gross Margin for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2015 was 47.62%.

Coca-Cola Femsa SAB de CV had a gross margin of 47.62% for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2015 => Durable competitive advantage

During the past 13 years, the highest Gross Margin of Coca-Cola Femsa SAB de CV was 49.03%. The lowest was 45.88%. And the median was 46.64%.


Definition

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

Coca-Cola Femsa SAB de CV's Gross Profit for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2014 is calculated as

Gross Profit (A: Dec. 2014 )=Revenue - Cost of Goods Sold
=10144.141042 - 5434.79907717
=4,709

Coca-Cola Femsa SAB de CV's Gross Profit for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2015 is calculated as

Gross Profit (Q: Sep. 2015 )=Revenue - Cost of Goods Sold
=2236.57408232 - 1171.52749322
=1,065

Coca-Cola Femsa SAB de CV Gross Profit for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2015 was 740.057160566 (Dec. 2014 ) + 1034.15914684 (Mar. 2015 ) + 1130.03255982 (Jun. 2015 ) + 1065.04658911 (Sep. 2015 ) = $3,969 Mil.

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

Coca-Cola Femsa SAB de CV's Gross Margin for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2015 is calculated as

Gross Margin (Q: Sep. 2015 )=Gross Profit (Q: Sep. 2015 ) / Revenue (Q: Sep. 2015 )
=(Revenue - Cost of Goods Sold) / Revenue
=1,065 / 2236.57408232
=47.62 %

* 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

Coca-Cola Femsa SAB de CV had a gross margin of 47.62% for the quarter that ended in Sep. 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.

Coca-Cola Femsa SAB de CV Annual Data

Dec05Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14
Gross_Profit 2,4932,5363,0772,9133,7183,8684,1045,3355,6064,709

Coca-Cola Femsa SAB de CV Quarterly Data

Jun13Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15
Gross_Profit 1,3261,3461,6471,3571,5041,4807401,0341,1301,065
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