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MercadoLibre Gross Profit

: $2,641 Mil (TTM As of Sep. 2021)
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MercadoLibre's gross profit for the three months ended in Sep. 2021 was $807 Mil. MercadoLibre's gross profit for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2021 was $2,641 Mil.

Gross Margin % is calculated as gross profit divided by its revenue. MercadoLibre's gross profit for the three months ended in Sep. 2021 was $807 Mil. MercadoLibre's Revenue for the three months ended in Sep. 2021 was $1,857 Mil. Therefore, MercadoLibre's Gross Margin % for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2021 was 43.42%.

MercadoLibre had a gross margin of 43.42% for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2021 => Durable competitive advantage

During the past 13 years, the highest Gross Margin % of MercadoLibre was 75.90%. The lowest was 42.15%. And the median was 65.30%.

Warning Sign:

MercadoLibre Inc gross margin has been in long term decline. The average rate of decline per year is -8.9%.


MercadoLibre Gross Profit Historical Data

The historical data trend for MercadoLibre'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.

MercadoLibre 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 536.86 719.60 697.01 1,102.12 1,709.21

MercadoLibre 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 480.19 489.03 591.38 753.92 806.59

Competitive Comparison

For the Internet Retail subindustry, MercadoLibre'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.

   

MercadoLibre Gross Profit Distribution

For the Retail - Cyclical industry and Consumer Cyclical sector, MercadoLibre's Gross Profit distribution charts can be found below:

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



MercadoLibre Gross Profit Calculation

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

MercadoLibre'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
=3973.465 - 2264.255
=1,709

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

Gross Profit (Q: Sep. 2021 )=Revenue - Cost of Goods Sold
=1857.452 - 1050.862
=807

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 $2,641 Mil.

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

MercadoLibre'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
=807 / 1857.452
=43.42 %

* 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.


MercadoLibre  (NAS:MELI) 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

MercadoLibre had a gross margin of 43.42% for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2021 => Durable competitive advantage


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MercadoLibre Business Description

MercadoLibre logo
Industry
Consumer Cyclical » Retail - Cyclical NAICS : 454110 SIC : 5961
Address
Pasaje Posta 4789, 6th Floor, Buenos Aires, ARG, C1430EKG
Founded in 1999, MercadoLibre's commerce segment (representing 64% of net revenue in 2020) includes online marketplaces in more than a dozen Latin American countries, display and paid search advertising capabilities (MercadoClics), online store management services (MercadoShops), and third-party logistics solutions (MercadoEnvios). Its fintech segment includes an online/offline payment-processing platform (MercadoPago), mobile wallet platform, credit solutions for buyers/sellers, and asset management offerings (Mercado Fondo). The company derives more than 95% of its revenue from Brazil, Argentina, and Mexico.
Executives
Aguzin Alejandro Nicolas director ARIAS 3751, 7TH FLOOR BUENOS AIRES C1 C1430DNN
Calemzuk Emiliano director C/O MERCADOLIBRE, INC. TRONADOR 4890, 8TH FLOOR BUENOS AIRES C1 C1430DNN
Segal Susan director PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN"> Ownership Information: SEGAL SUSAN a.header:link {color: #3b4fae; font-weight: bold; text-decoration: underline;} a.header:visited {color: #3b4fae; font-weight: bold; text-decoration: underline;} a.header:hover {color: #191970;}
Vazquez Mario director TRONADOR 4890, 8TH FLOOR BUENOS AIRES C1 430DNN
Malka Meyer director C/O MERCADOLIBRE, INC. ARIAS 3751, 7TH FLOOR BUENOS AIRES C1 C1C1430CRG
Sallouti Roberto Balls director ARIAS 3751, 7TH FLOOR BUENOS AIRES C1 C1 C1430CRG
Galperin Marcos director, officer: President and CEO C/O MERCADOLIBRE, INC. TRONADOR 4890, 8TH FLOOR BUENOS AIRES C1 C1430DNN
Tolda Stelleo officer: Executive VP and COO C/O MERCADOLIBRE, INC. TRONADOR 4890, 8TH FLOOR BUENOS AIRES C1 C1430DNN
Ebay Inc 10 percent owner 2025 HAMILTON AVENUE SAN JOSE CA 95125
Rabinovich Daniel officer: EVP-Chief Technology Officer ARIAS 3751, 7TH FLOOR BUENOS AIRES C1 C1430CRG
Melamud Marcelo officer: VP - Chief Accounting Officer TRONADOR 4890, 8TH FLOOR BUENOS AIRES C1 C1430DNN
Spence A Michael director 121 INNOVATION DR STE 200 IRVINE CA 92612
Arnt Pedro officer: Executive VP and CFO ARIAS 3751, 7TH FLOOR BUENOS AIRES C1 C1430CRG
Osvaldo Gimenez officer: Executive VP - Payments TRONADOR 4890, 8TH FLOOR BUENOS AIRES C1 C1430DNN
Olivan Javier director 62 RIDGE VIEW DRIVE ATHERTON X1 94027

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