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Medtronic, Inc. (NYSE:MDT)
Net Margin
18.30% (As of Jan. 2014)

Net margin is calculated as net income divided by its revenue. Medtronic, Inc.'s net income for the three months ended in Jan. 2014 was $762 Mil. Medtronic, Inc.'s revenue for the three months ended in Jan. 2014 was $4,163 Mil. Therefore, Medtronic, Inc.'s net margin for the quarter that ended in Jan. 2014 was 18.30%.

MDT' s 10-Year Net Margin Range
Min: 11.03   Max: 22.78
Current: 20.9

11.03
22.78
MDT's Net Marginis ranked higher than
95% of the 366 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 4.82 vs. MDT: 20.90 )

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.

Medtronic, Inc.'s Net Margin for the fiscal year that ended in Apr. 2013 is calculated as

Net Margin=Net Income (A: Apr. 2013 )/Revenue (A: Apr. 2013 )
=3467/16590
=20.90 %

Medtronic, Inc.'s Net Margin for the quarter that ended in Jan. 2014 is calculated as

Net Margin=Net Income (Q: Jan. 2014 )/Revenue (Q: Jan. 2014 )
=762/4163
=18.30 %

* 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.

Medtronic, Inc. Annual Data

Apr04Apr05Apr06Apr07Apr08Apr09Apr10Apr11Apr12Apr13
netmargin 21.5617.9422.5622.7816.5114.1819.5919.9622.3520.90

Medtronic, Inc. Quarterly Data

Oct11Jan12Apr12Jul12Oct12Jan13Apr13Jul13Oct13Jan14
netmargin 21.6523.8623.0621.5615.7824.5321.7323.3421.5118.30
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