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Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ)
Net Margin
25.39% (As of Jun. 2015)

Net margin is calculated as net income divided by its revenue. Johnson & Johnson's net income for the three months ended in Jun. 2015 was $4,516 Mil. Johnson & Johnson's revenue for the three months ended in Jun. 2015 was $17,787 Mil. Therefore, Johnson & Johnson's net margin for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2015 was 25.39%.

JNJ' s 10-Year Net Margin Range
Min: 12.52   Max: 21.96
Current: 22.41

12.52
21.96
JNJ's Net Marginis ranked higher than
90% of the 669 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Major industry.

( Industry Median: 5.89 vs. JNJ: 22.41 )

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.

Johnson & Johnson's Net Margin for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2014 is calculated as

Net Margin=Net Income (A: Dec. 2014 )/Revenue (A: Dec. 2014 )
=16323/74331
=21.96 %

Johnson & Johnson's Net Margin for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2015 is calculated as

Net Margin=Net Income (Q: Jun. 2015 )/Revenue (Q: Jun. 2015 )
=4516/17787
=25.39 %

* 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.

Johnson & Johnson Annual Data

Dec05Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14
netmargin 19.9220.7317.3120.3119.8221.6514.8716.1419.4021.96

Johnson & Johnson Quarterly Data

Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15
netmargin 19.9821.4416.9719.1726.0922.1925.7213.8124.8625.39
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