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Advance Auto Parts Gross Profit

: $4,327 Mil (TTM As of Sep. 2020)
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Advance Auto Parts's gross profit for the three months ended in Sep. 2020 was $1,128 Mil. Advance Auto Parts's gross profit for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2020 was $4,327 Mil.

Gross Margin % is calculated as gross profit divided by its revenue. Advance Auto Parts's gross profit for the three months ended in Sep. 2020 was $1,128 Mil. Advance Auto Parts's Revenue for the three months ended in Sep. 2020 was $2,542 Mil. Therefore, Advance Auto Parts's Gross Margin % for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2020 was 44.39%.

Advance Auto Parts had a gross margin of 44.39% for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2020 => Durable competitive advantage

During the past 13 years, the highest Gross Margin % of Advance Auto Parts was 50.08%. The lowest was 43.58%. And the median was 45.33%.


Advance Auto Parts Gross Profit Historical Data

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's currency.

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Advance Auto Parts Annual Data
Dec10 Dec11 Dec12 Dec13 Dec14 Dec15 Dec16 Dec17 Dec18 Dec19
Gross Profit Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 4,422.77 4,255.92 4,085.05 4,219.41 4,254.75

Advance Auto Parts Quarterly Data
Dec14 Apr15 Sep15 Dec15 Apr16 Sep16 Dec16 Apr17 Sep17 Dec17 Apr18 Sep18 Dec18 Mar19 Jun19 Sep19 Dec19 Mar20 Jun20 Sep20
Gross Profit Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 1,011.93 928.77 1,172.73 1,096.71 1,128.47

Competitive Comparison
* Competitive companies are chosen from companies within the same industry, with headquarter located in same country, with closest market capitalization; x-axis shows the market cap, and y-axis shows the term value; the bigger the dot, the larger the market cap.


Advance Auto Parts Gross Profit Distribution

* The bar in red indicates where Advance Auto Parts's Gross Profit falls into.



Advance Auto Parts Gross Profit Calculation

Gross Profit is the different between the sale prices and the cost of buying or producing the goods.

Advance Auto Parts's Gross Profit for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2019 is calculated as

Gross Profit (A: Dec. 2019 )=Revenue - Cost of Goods Sold
=9709.003 - 5454.257
=4,255

Advance Auto Parts's Gross Profit for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2020 is calculated as

Gross Profit (Q: Sep. 2020 )=Revenue - Cost of Goods Sold
=2541.928 - 1413.457
=1,128

Gross Profit for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2020 was 928.769 (Dec. 2019 ) + 1172.733 (Mar. 2020 ) + 1096.714 (Jun. 2020 ) + 1128.471 (Sep. 2020 ) = $4,327 Mil.

Gross Profit is the numerator in the calculation of Gross Margin.

Advance Auto Parts's Gross Margin % for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2020 is calculated as

Gross Margin % (Q: Sep. 2020 )=Gross Profit (Q: Sep. 2020 ) / Revenue (Q: Sep. 2020 )
=(Revenue - Cost of Goods Sold) / Revenue
=1,128 / 2541.928
=44.39 %

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's currency.

A positive Gross Profit is only the first step for a company to make a net profit. The gross profit needs to be big enough to also cover related labor, equipment, rental, marketing/advertising, research and development and a lot of other costs in selling the products.


Advance Auto Parts  (NYSE:AAP) Gross Profit Explanation

Warren Buffett believes that firms with excellent long term economics tend to have consistently higher margins.

Durable competitive advantage creates a high Gross Margin % because of the freedom to price in excess of cost. Companies can be categorized by their Gross Margin %

1. Greater than 40% = Durable competitive advantage
2. Less than 40% = Competition eroding margins
3. Less than 20% = no sustainable competitive advantage
Consistency of Gross Margin is key

Advance Auto Parts had a gross margin of 44.39% for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2020 => Durable competitive advantage


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