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Bon-Ton Stores Inc (NAS:BONT)
Net Margin
5.32% (As of Jan. 2016)

Net margin is calculated as net income divided by its revenue. Bon-Ton Stores Inc's net income for the three months ended in Jan. 2016 was $51 Mil. Bon-Ton Stores Inc's revenue for the three months ended in Jan. 2016 was $950 Mil. Therefore, Bon-Ton Stores Inc's net margin for the quarter that ended in Jan. 2016 was 5.32%.

BONT' s Net Margin Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -5.27   Max: 1.36
Current: -2.05

-5.27
1.36
BONT's Net Margin is ranked lower than
83% of the 942 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.19 vs. BONT: -2.05 )

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.

Bon-Ton Stores Inc's Net Margin for the fiscal year that ended in Jan. 2016 is calculated as

Net Margin=Net Income (A: Jan. 2016 )/Revenue (A: Jan. 2016 )
=-57.053/2789.497
=-2.05 %

Bon-Ton Stores Inc's Net Margin for the quarter that ended in Jan. 2016 is calculated as

Net Margin=Net Income (Q: Jan. 2016 )/Revenue (Q: Jan. 2016 )
=50.576/950.359
=5.32 %

* 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.

Bon-Ton Stores Inc Annual Data

Jan07Jan08Jan09Jan10Jan11Jan12Jan13Jan14Jan15Jan16
netmargin 1.360.33-5.27-0.130.71-0.41-0.72-0.13-0.25-2.05

Bon-Ton Stores Inc Quarterly Data

Oct13Jan14Apr14Jul14Oct14Jan15Apr15Jul15Oct15Jan16
netmargin -0.146.56-5.06-6.26-1.677.45-5.43-6.93-5.305.32
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