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Global Payments Gross Profit

: $3,230 Mil (TTM As of Mar. 2020)
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Global Payments's gross profit for the three months ended in Mar. 2020 was $970 Mil. Global Payments's gross profit for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2020 was $3,230 Mil.

Gross Margin % is calculated as gross profit divided by its revenue. Global Payments's gross profit for the three months ended in Mar. 2020 was $970 Mil. Global Payments's Revenue for the three months ended in Mar. 2020 was $1,904 Mil. Therefore, Global Payments's Gross Margin % for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2020 was 50.94%.

Global Payments had a gross margin of 50.94% for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2020 => Durable competitive advantage

During the past 13 years, the highest Gross Margin % of Global Payments was 67.47%. The lowest was 51.50%. And the median was 63.44%.

Warning Sign:

Global Payments Inc gross margin has been in long term decline. The average rate of decline per year is -1.1%.


Global Payments 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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Global Payments Annual Data
May10 May11 May12 May13 May14 May15 May16 Dec17 Dec18 Dec19
Gross Profit Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 1,751.61 1,750.51 2,047.13 2,271.35 2,838.09

Global Payments Quarterly Data
May15 Aug15 Nov15 Feb16 May16 Aug16 Nov16 Mar17 Jun17 Sep17 Dec17 Mar18 Jun18 Sep18 Dec18 Mar19 Jun19 Sep19 Dec19 Mar20
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 577.81 632.88 678.22 949.18 969.73

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.


Global Payments Gross Profit Distribution

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



Global Payments Gross Profit Calculation

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

Global Payments'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
=4911.892 - 2073.803
=2,838

Global Payments's Gross Profit for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2020 is calculated as

Gross Profit (Q: Mar. 2020 )=Revenue - Cost of Goods Sold
=1903.598 - 933.871
=970

Gross Profit for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2020 was 632.876 (Jun. 2019 ) + 678.221 (Sep. 2019 ) + 949.183 (Dec. 2019 ) + 969.727 (Mar. 2020 ) = $3,230 Mil.

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

Global Payments's Gross Margin % for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2020 is calculated as

Gross Margin % (Q: Mar. 2020 )=Gross Profit (Q: Mar. 2020 ) / Revenue (Q: Mar. 2020 )
=(Revenue - Cost of Goods Sold) / Revenue
=970 / 1903.598
=50.94 %

* 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.


Global Payments  (NYSE:GPN) 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

Global Payments had a gross margin of 50.94% for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2020 => Durable competitive advantage


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