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Daktronics Inc (NAS:DAKT)
COGS to Revenue
0.76 (As of Oct. 2014)

Daktronics Inc's cost of goods sold for the three months ended in Oct. 2014 was $132.2 Mil. Its revenue for the three months ended in Oct. 2014 was $173.1 Mil.

Daktronics Inc's COGS to Revenue for the three months ended in Oct. 2014 was 0.76.

Cost of Goods Sold is directly linked to profitability of the company through Gross Margin. Daktronics Inc's Gross Margin for the three months ended in Oct. 2014 was 23.61%.


Definition

Daktronics Inc's COGS to Revenue for the fiscal year that ended in Apr. 2014 is calculated as

COGS to Revenue=Cost of Goods Sold / Revenue
=410.26 / 551.97
=0.74

Daktronics Inc's COGS to Revenue for the quarter that ended in Oct. 2014 is calculated as

COGS to Revenue=Cost of Goods Sold / Revenue
=132.238 / 173.115
=0.76

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


Explanation

Cost of Goods Sold is directly linked to profitability of the company through Gross Margin.

Daktronics Inc's Gross Margin for the three months ended in Oct. 2014 is calculated as:

Gross Margin=1 - COGS to Revenue
=1 - Cost of Goods Sold / Revenue
=1 - 132.238 / 173.115
=23.61 %

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

A company that has a “moat” can usually maintain or even expand their Gross Margin. A company can increase its Gross Margin in two ways. It can increase the prices of the goods it sells and keeps its Cost of Goods Sold unchanged. Or it can keep the sales price unchanged and squeeze its suppliers to reduce the Cost of Goods Sold. Warren Buffett believes businesses with the power to raise prices have “moats”.


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.

Daktronics Inc Annual Data

Apr05Apr06Apr07Apr08Apr09Apr10Apr11Apr12Apr13Apr14
cogs2rev 0.680.700.710.700.730.760.750.770.740.74

Daktronics Inc Quarterly Data

Jul12Oct12Jan13Apr13Jul13Oct13Jan14Apr14Jul14Oct14
cogs2rev 0.730.720.760.770.740.730.750.750.740.76
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