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Griffin Land & Nurseries Inc (NAS:GRIF)
Net Margin
3.54% (As of Nov. 2014)

Net margin is calculated as net income divided by its revenue. Griffin Land & Nurseries Inc's net income for the three months ended in Nov. 2014 was $0.27 Mil. Griffin Land & Nurseries Inc's revenue for the three months ended in Nov. 2014 was $7.72 Mil. Therefore, Griffin Land & Nurseries Inc's net margin for the quarter that ended in Nov. 2014 was 3.54%.

GRIF' s 10-Year Net Margin Range
Min: -22.8   Max: 75.09
Current: -4.56

-22.8
75.09
GRIF's Net Marginis ranked lower than
54% of the 1580 Companies
in the Global Real Estate Services industry.

( Industry Median: 14.51 vs. GRIF: -4.56 )

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.

Griffin Land & Nurseries Inc's Net Margin for the fiscal year that ended in Nov. 2014 is calculated as

Net Margin=Net Income (A: Nov. 2014 )/Revenue (A: Nov. 2014 )
=-1.104/24.219
=-4.56 %

Griffin Land & Nurseries Inc's Net Margin for the quarter that ended in Nov. 2014 is calculated as

Net Margin=Net Income (Q: Nov. 2014 )/Revenue (Q: Nov. 2014 )
=0.273/7.72
=3.54 %

* 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.

Griffin Land & Nurseries Inc Annual Data

Nov05Nov06Nov07Nov08Nov09Nov10Nov11Nov12Nov13Nov14
netmargin -3.27-0.4014.02-18.60-14.06-13.20-6.653.99-22.80-4.56

Griffin Land & Nurseries Inc Quarterly Data

Aug12Nov12Feb13May13Aug13Nov13Feb14May14Aug14Nov14
netmargin 15.0018.0723.29-1.75-16.88-76.04-27.083.09-2.823.54
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