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GDF Suez (OTCPK:GDFZY)
Net Margin
-27.86% (As of Dec. 2013)

Net margin is calculated as net income divided by its revenue. GDF Suez's net income for the six months ended in Dec. 2013 was $-15,016 Mil. GDF Suez's revenue for the six months ended in Dec. 2013 was $53,892 Mil. Therefore, GDF Suez's net margin for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2013 was -27.86%.

GDFZY' s 10-Year Net Margin Range
Min: -10.4   Max: 24.55
Current: -10.4

-10.4
24.55
GDFZY's Net Marginis ranked higher than
53% of the 768 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 6.88 vs. GDFZY: -10.40 )

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.

GDF Suez'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 )
=-12655.3133515/121662.125341
=-10.40 %

GDF Suez's Net Margin for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2013 is calculated as

Net Margin=Net Income (Q: Dec. 2013 )/Revenue (Q: Dec. 2013 )
=-15016.3487738/53892.3705722
=-27.86 %

* 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.

GDF Suez Annual Data

Dec04Dec05Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13
netmargin 6.287.779.479.728.236.556.664.411.59-10.40

GDF Suez Semi-Annual Data

Jun09Dec09Jun10Dec10Jun11Dec11Jun12Dec12Jun13Dec13
netmargin 9.792.899.793.527.701.084.60-1.683.48-27.86
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