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Griffin Land & Nurseries Inc (NAS:GRIF)
COGS to Revenue
0.33 (As of Aug. 2014)

Griffin Land & Nurseries Inc's cost of goods sold for the three months ended in Aug. 2014 was $2.03 Mil. Its revenue for the three months ended in Aug. 2014 was $6.10 Mil.

Griffin Land & Nurseries Inc's COGS to Revenue for the three months ended in Aug. 2014 was 0.33.

Cost of Goods Sold is directly linked to profitability of the company through Gross Margin. Griffin Land & Nurseries Inc's Gross Margin for the three months ended in Aug. 2014 was 66.72%.


Definition

Griffin Land & Nurseries Inc's COGS to Revenue for the fiscal year that ended in Nov. 2013 is calculated as

COGS to Revenue=Cost of Goods Sold / Revenue
=8.627 / 25.526
=0.34

Griffin Land & Nurseries Inc's COGS to Revenue for the quarter that ended in Aug. 2014 is calculated as

COGS to Revenue=Cost of Goods Sold / Revenue
=2.03 / 6.099
=0.33

* 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.

Griffin Land & Nurseries Inc's Gross Margin for the three months ended in Aug. 2014 is calculated as:

Gross Margin=1 - COGS to Revenue
=1 - Cost of Goods Sold / Revenue
=1 - 2.03 / 6.099
=66.72 %

* 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.

Griffin Land & Nurseries Inc Annual Data

Nov04Nov05Nov06Nov07Nov08Nov09Nov10Nov11Nov12Nov13
cogs2rev 0.870.860.770.640.970.860.800.740.670.34

Griffin Land & Nurseries Inc Quarterly Data

May12Aug12Nov12Feb13May13Aug13Nov13Feb14May14Aug14
cogs2rev 0.790.490.760.670.720.750.000.490.340.33
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