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Mettler-Toledo International Inc (NYSE:MTD)
Net Margin
14.71% (As of Sep. 2015)

Net margin is calculated as net income divided by its revenue. Mettler-Toledo International Inc's net income for the three months ended in Sep. 2015 was $89 Mil. Mettler-Toledo International Inc's revenue for the three months ended in Sep. 2015 was $604 Mil. Therefore, Mettler-Toledo International Inc's net margin for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2015 was 14.71%.

MTD' s Net Margin Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.35   Max: 13.61
Current: 14.49

7.35
13.61
MTD's Net Margin is ranked higher than
83% of the 193 Companies
in the Global Medical Instruments & Supplies industry.

( Industry Median: 2.63 vs. MTD: 14.49 )

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.

Mettler-Toledo International Inc'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 )
=338.241/2485.983
=13.61 %

Mettler-Toledo International Inc's Net Margin for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2015 is calculated as

Net Margin=Net Income (Q: Sep. 2015 )/Revenue (Q: Sep. 2015 )
=88.861/604.154
=14.71 %

* 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.

Mettler-Toledo International Inc Annual Data

Dec05Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14
netmargin 7.359.889.9510.289.9811.8011.6712.4212.8713.61

Mettler-Toledo International Inc Quarterly Data

Jun13Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15
netmargin 11.9312.5616.1010.5412.1613.5117.3711.7713.3214.71
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