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Quanex Building Products Gross Profit

: $207.4 Mil (TTM As of Jan. 2021)
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Quanex Building Products's gross profit for the three months ended in Jan. 2021 was $53.8 Mil. Quanex Building Products's gross profit for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jan. 2021 was $207.4 Mil.

Gross Margin % is calculated as gross profit divided by its revenue. Quanex Building Products's gross profit for the three months ended in Jan. 2021 was $53.8 Mil. Quanex Building Products's Revenue for the three months ended in Jan. 2021 was $230.1 Mil. Therefore, Quanex Building Products's Gross Margin % for the quarter that ended in Jan. 2021 was 23.35%.

Quanex Building Products had a gross margin of 23.35% for the quarter that ended in Jan. 2021 => Competition eroding margins

During the past 13 years, the highest Gross Margin % of Quanex Building Products was 25.68%. The lowest was 16.06%. And the median was 22.52%.


Quanex Building Products Gross Profit Historical Data

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.

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Quanex Building Products Annual Data
Oct11 Oct12 Oct13 Oct14 Oct15 Oct16 Oct17 Oct18 Oct19 Oct20
Gross Profit Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 217.54 194.07 192.76 199.42 192.82

Quanex Building Products Quarterly Data
Apr16 Jul16 Oct16 Jan17 Apr17 Jul17 Oct17 Jan18 Apr18 Jul18 Oct18 Jan19 Apr19 Jul19 Oct19 Jan20 Apr20 Jul20 Oct20 Jan21
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 39.17 37.74 49.67 66.24 53.75

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.


Quanex Building Products Gross Profit Distribution

* The bar in red indicates where Quanex Building Products's Gross Profit falls into.



Quanex Building Products Gross Profit Calculation

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

Quanex Building Products's Gross Profit for the fiscal year that ended in Oct. 2020 is calculated as

Gross Profit (A: Oct. 2020 )=Revenue - Cost of Goods Sold
=851.573 - 658.75
=192.8

Quanex Building Products's Gross Profit for the quarter that ended in Jan. 2021 is calculated as

Gross Profit (Q: Jan. 2021 )=Revenue - Cost of Goods Sold
=230.147 - 176.397
=53.8

Gross Profit for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jan. 2021 was 37.743 (Apr. 2020 ) + 49.669 (Jul. 2020 ) + 66.241 (Oct. 2020 ) + 53.75 (Jan. 2021 ) = $207.4 Mil.

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

Quanex Building Products's Gross Margin % for the quarter that ended in Jan. 2021 is calculated as

Gross Margin % (Q: Jan. 2021 )=Gross Profit (Q: Jan. 2021 ) / Revenue (Q: Jan. 2021 )
=(Revenue - Cost of Goods Sold) / Revenue
=53.8 / 230.147
=23.35 %

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers 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.


Quanex Building Products  (NYSE:NX) 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

Quanex Building Products had a gross margin of 23.35% for the quarter that ended in Jan. 2021 => Competition eroding margins


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