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Forrester Research Gross Profit

: $284.1 Mil (TTM As of Sep. 2021)
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Forrester Research's gross profit for the three months ended in Sep. 2021 was $68.3 Mil. Forrester Research's gross profit for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2021 was $284.1 Mil.

Gross Margin % is calculated as gross profit divided by its revenue. Forrester Research's gross profit for the three months ended in Sep. 2021 was $68.3 Mil. Forrester Research's Revenue for the three months ended in Sep. 2021 was $118.1 Mil. Therefore, Forrester Research's Gross Margin % for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2021 was 57.81%.

Forrester Research had a gross margin of 57.81% for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2021 => Durable competitive advantage

During the past 13 years, the highest Gross Margin % of Forrester Research was 63.45%. The lowest was 57.39%. And the median was 59.73%.


Forrester Research Gross Profit Historical Data

The historical data trend for Forrester Research's Gross Profit can be seen below:

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.

* Premium members only.

Forrester Research Annual Data
Trend Dec11 Dec12 Dec13 Dec14 Dec15 Dec16 Dec17 Dec18 Dec19 Dec20
Gross Profit
Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 197.92 200.80 211.07 264.97 268.09

Forrester Research Quarterly Data
Dec16 Mar17 Jun17 Sep17 Dec17 Mar18 Jun18 Sep18 Dec18 Mar19 Jun19 Sep19 Dec19 Mar20 Jun20 Sep20 Dec20 Mar21 Jun21 Sep21
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 62.45 73.06 66.30 76.41 68.30

Competitive Comparison

For the Consulting Services subindustry, Forrester Research's Gross Profit, along with its competitors' market caps and Gross Profit data, can be viewed below:

* 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. Note that "N/A" values will not show up in the chart.

   

Forrester Research Gross Profit Distribution

For the Business Services industry and Industrials sector, Forrester Research's Gross Profit distribution charts can be found below:

* The bar in red indicates where Forrester Research's Gross Profit falls into.



Forrester Research Gross Profit Calculation

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

Forrester Research's Gross Profit for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2020 is calculated as

Gross Profit (A: Dec. 2020 )=Revenue - Cost of Goods Sold
=448.984 - 180.899
=268.1

Forrester Research's Gross Profit for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2021 is calculated as

Gross Profit (Q: Sep. 2021 )=Revenue - Cost of Goods Sold
=118.136 - 49.836
=68.3

Gross Profit for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2021 adds up the quarterly data reported by the company within the most recent 12 months, which was $284.1 Mil.

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

Forrester Research's Gross Margin % for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2021 is calculated as

Gross Margin % (Q: Sep. 2021 )=Gross Profit (Q: Sep. 2021 ) / Revenue (Q: Sep. 2021 )
=(Revenue - Cost of Goods Sold) / Revenue
=68.3 / 118.136
=57.81 %

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange 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.


Forrester Research  (NAS:FORR) 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

Forrester Research had a gross margin of 57.81% for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2021 => Durable competitive advantage


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Forrester Research Business Description

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Industry
Industrials » Business Services NAICS : 541910 SIC : 8732
Traded in Other Exchanges
Address
60 Acorn Park Drive, Cambridge, MA, USA, 02140
Forrester Research Inc is a United-States-based company that provides independent research, data, and advisory services. It operates through the following segments: The Research segment develops and delivers research, connect, and analytics products; The consulting segment includes the revenues and the related costs of the company's consulting organization, and the Events segment is engaged in developing and hosting in-person and virtual events.
Executives
Peltzman Steven P. officer: CBTO C/O FORRESTER RESEARCH, INC. 60 ACORN PARK DRIVE CAMBRIDGE MA 02140
Bradford Neil director C/O FORRESTER RESEARCH INC 400 TECHNOLOGY SQ CAMBRIDGE MA 02129
Johnson Carrie officer: Chief Research Officer C/O FORRESTER RESEARCH, INC. 60 ACORN PARK DRIVE CAMBRIDGE MA 02140
Teichgraeber Gretchen director C/O FORRESTER RESEARCH 400 TECHNOLOGY SQUARE CAMBRIDGE MA 02139
Doyle Michael A officer: Chief Financial Officer C/O EASYLINK SERVICES CORPORATION 33 KNIGHTSBRIDGE ROAD PISCATAWAY NJ 08854
Chouinard Scott officer: Chief Accounting Officer C/O FORRESTER RESEARCH, INC. 400 TECHNOLOGY SQUARE CAMBRIDGE MA 02139
Darrah Ryan officer: Chief Legal Officer C/O FORRESTER RESEARCH, INC. 60 ACORN PARK DRIVE CAMBRIDGE MA 02140
Hippler Kelley officer: Chief Sales Officer C/O FORRESTER RESEARCH, INC. 60 ACORN PARK DR. CAMBRIDGE MA 02140
Kottmann Sherri officer: Chief People Officer C/O FORRESTER RESEARCH, INC. 60 ACORN PARK DRIVE CAMBRIDGE MA 02140
Kasparian Michael officer: Chief Information Officer C/O FORRESTER RESEARCH 60 ACORN PARK DRIVE CAMBRIDGE MA 02140
Birch Jean director 3050 SOFT HORIZON WAY LAS VEGAS NV 89135
Boyce David director C/O FORRESTER RESEARCH, INC. 60 ACORN PARK DRIVE CAMBRIDGE MA 02140
Wassenaar Yvonne director C/O FORRESTER RESEARCH, INC. 60 ACORN PARK DRIVE CAMBRIDGE MA 02140
Friscia Anthony J director C/O FORRESTER RESEARCH, INC. 60 ACORN PARK DRIVE CAMBRIDGE MA 02140
Galford Robert director C/O FORRESTER RESEARCH 400 TECHNOLOGY SQUARE CAMBRIDGE MA 02139

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