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IAC/InterActiveCorp (NAS:IACI)
Net Margin
41.78% (As of Sep. 2014)

Net margin is calculated as net income divided by its revenue. IAC/InterActiveCorp's net income for the three months ended in Sep. 2014 was $327 Mil. IAC/InterActiveCorp's revenue for the three months ended in Sep. 2014 was $782 Mil. Therefore, IAC/InterActiveCorp's net margin for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2014 was 41.78%.

IACI' s 10-Year Net Margin Range
Min: -71.15   Max: 42.26
Current: 14.04

-71.15
42.26
IACI's Net Marginis ranked higher than
86% of the 482 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 2.94 vs. IACI: 14.04 )

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.

IAC/InterActiveCorp'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 )
=285.784/3022.987
=9.45 %

IAC/InterActiveCorp'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 )
=326.812/782.231
=41.78 %

* 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.

IAC/InterActiveCorp Annual Data

Dec04Dec05Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13
netmargin 2.6615.233.07-2.26-10.81-71.156.078.465.699.45

IAC/InterActiveCorp Quarterly Data

Jun12Sep12Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14
netmargin 6.375.705.327.237.2912.8110.624.85-2.3841.78
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