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Eastern American Natural Gas Trust (NYSE:NGT)
Net Margin
754.09% (As of Mar. 2013)

Net margin is calculated as net income divided by its revenue. Eastern American Natural Gas Trust's net income for the three months ended in Mar. 2013 was $6.18 Mil. Eastern American Natural Gas Trust's revenue for the three months ended in Mar. 2013 was $0.82 Mil. Therefore, Eastern American Natural Gas Trust's net margin for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2013 was 754.09%.

NGT' s 10-Year Net Margin Range
Min: 0   Max: 0
Current: 0

NGT's Net Marginis ranked lower than
53% of the 908 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.99 vs. NGT: 0.00 )

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.

Eastern American Natural Gas Trust's Net Margin for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2012 is calculated as

Net Margin=Net Income (A: Dec. 2012 )/Revenue (A: Dec. 2012 )
=2.659/4.973
=53.47 %

Eastern American Natural Gas Trust's Net Margin for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2013 is calculated as

Net Margin=Net Income (Q: Mar. 2013 )/Revenue (Q: Mar. 2013 )
=6.176/0.819
=754.09 %

* 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.

Eastern American Natural Gas Trust Annual Data

Dec03Dec04Dec05Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12
netmargin 81.3882.0380.2980.7081.9082.5173.6070.1271.8753.47

Eastern American Natural Gas Trust Quarterly Data

Dec10Mar11Jun11Sep11Dec11Mar12Jun12Sep12Dec12Mar13
netmargin 71.0460.3183.0074.5468.3557.3762.8156.5626.56754.09
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