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Alexandria Real Estate Equities Inc (NYSE:ARE)
Net Margin
20.96% (As of Sep. 2014)

Net margin is calculated as net income divided by its revenue. Alexandria Real Estate Equities Inc's net income for the three months ended in Sep. 2014 was $34.6 Mil. Alexandria Real Estate Equities Inc's revenue for the three months ended in Sep. 2014 was $165.1 Mil. Therefore, Alexandria Real Estate Equities Inc's net margin for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2014 was 20.96%.

ARE' s 10-Year Net Margin Range
Min: -10.07   Max: 44.46
Current: 24.52

-10.07
44.46
ARE's Net Marginis ranked higher than
68% of the 840 Companies
in the Global REIT - Office industry.

( Industry Median: 33.25 vs. ARE: 24.52 )

Definition

Net margin - also known as net profit margin is the ratio of Net Income divided by net sales or Revenue, usually presented in percent.

Alexandria Real Estate Equities Inc's Net Margin for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2013 is calculated as

Net Margin=Net Income (A: Dec. 2013 )/Revenue (A: Dec. 2013 )
=136.217/563.199
=24.19 %

Alexandria Real Estate Equities Inc's Net Margin for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2014 is calculated as

Net Margin=Net Income (Q: Sep. 2014 )/Revenue (Q: Sep. 2014 )
=34.603/165.06
=20.96 %

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


Explanation

Although Net Income and Earnings-per-Share (EPS) are the most widely used parameter in measuring a company’s profitability and valuation, it is the least reliable. The reason is that reported earnings can be manipulated easily by adjusting any numbers such as Depreciation, Depletion and Amotorization and non-recurring items.

But the long term trend of the net margin is a good indicator of the competitiveness and health of the business.


Related Terms

Net Income, Revenue, Cost of Goods Sold, Selling, General, & Admin. Expense, Research & Development, Depreciation, Depletion and Amortization, Interest Expense, Non-Recurring Items, Tax Expense


Historical Data

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

Alexandria Real Estate Equities Inc Annual Data

Dec04Dec05Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13
netmargin 40.2333.5631.5130.1431.6433.7532.3926.1019.7624.19

Alexandria Real Estate Equities Inc Quarterly Data

Jun12Sep12Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14
netmargin 18.4213.6220.4022.1023.4022.1128.7225.1823.4620.96
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