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Oil-Dri Corp of America (NYSE:ODC)
Net Margin
5.85% (As of Jan. 2016)

Net margin is calculated as net income divided by its revenue. Oil-Dri Corp of America's net income for the three months ended in Jan. 2016 was $3.8 Mil. Oil-Dri Corp of America's revenue for the three months ended in Jan. 2016 was $65.4 Mil. Therefore, Oil-Dri Corp of America's net margin for the quarter that ended in Jan. 2016 was 5.85%.

ODC' s Net Margin Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.53   Max: 5.82
Current: 5.95

2.53
5.82
ODC's Net Margin is ranked higher than
59% of the 1049 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 4.58 vs. ODC: 5.95 )

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.

Oil-Dri Corp of America's Net Margin for the fiscal year that ended in Jul. 2015 is calculated as

Net Margin=Net Income (A: Jul. 2015 )/Revenue (A: Jul. 2015 )
=11.368/261.402
=4.35 %

Oil-Dri Corp of America's Net Margin for the quarter that ended in Jan. 2016 is calculated as

Net Margin=Net Income (Q: Jan. 2016 )/Revenue (Q: Jan. 2016 )
=3.821/65.367
=5.85 %

* 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.

Oil-Dri Corp of America Annual Data

Jul06Jul07Jul08Jul09Jul10Jul11Jul12Jul13Jul14Jul15
netmargin 2.563.613.894.064.323.992.535.823.144.35

Oil-Dri Corp of America Quarterly Data

Oct13Jan14Apr14Jul14Oct14Jan15Apr15Jul15Oct15Jan16
netmargin 4.546.181.070.713.214.332.127.738.005.85
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