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Xilinx Inc (NAS:XLNX)
Gross Profit
$1,560 Mil (TTM As of Jun. 2016)

Xilinx Inc's gross profit for the three months ended in Jun. 2016 was $407 Mil. Xilinx Inc's gross profit for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jun. 2016 was $1,560 Mil.

Gross Margin is calculated as gross profit divided by its revenue. Xilinx Inc's gross profit for the three months ended in Jun. 2016 was $407 Mil. Xilinx Inc's revenue for the three months ended in Jun. 2016 was $575 Mil. Therefore, Xilinx Inc's Gross Margin for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2016 was 70.73%.

Xilinx Inc had a gross margin of 70.73% for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2016 => Durable competitive advantage

During the past 13 years, the highest Gross Margin of Xilinx Inc was 70.18%. The lowest was 61.00%. And the median was 65.17%.


Definition

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

Xilinx Inc's Gross Profit for the fiscal year that ended in Mar. 2016 is calculated as

Gross Profit (A: Mar. 2016 )=Revenue - Cost of Goods Sold
=2213.881 - 671.907
=1,542

Xilinx Inc's Gross Profit for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2016 is calculated as

Gross Profit (Q: Jun. 2016 )=Revenue - Cost of Goods Sold
=574.981 - 168.297
=407

Xilinx Inc Gross Profit for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jun. 2016 was 369.932 (Sep. 2015 ) + 387.721 (Dec. 2015 ) + 395.267 (Mar. 2016 ) + 406.684 (Jun. 2016 ) = $1,560 Mil.

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

Xilinx Inc's Gross Margin for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2016 is calculated as

Gross Margin (Q: Jun. 2016 )=Gross Profit (Q: Jun. 2016 ) / Revenue (Q: Jun. 2016 )
=(Revenue - Cost of Goods Sold) / Revenue
=407 / 574.981
=70.73 %

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's 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

Xilinx Inc had a gross margin of 70.73% for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2016 => 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 local exchange's currency.

Xilinx Inc Annual Data

Mar07Mar08Mar09Mar10Mar11Mar12Mar13Mar14Mar15Mar16
Gross_Profit 1,1241,1541,1561,1621,5501,4551,4311,6391,6691,542

Xilinx Inc Quarterly Data

Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16Jun16Sep16
Gross_Profit 423435414397389370388395407403
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