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Time Warner Gross Profit

: $13,501 Mil (TTM As of Mar. 2018)
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Time Warner's gross profit for the three months ended in Mar. 2018 was $3,279 Mil. Time Warner's gross profit for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2018 was $13,501 Mil.

Gross Margin % is calculated as gross profit divided by its revenue. Time Warner's gross profit for the three months ended in Mar. 2018 was $3,279 Mil. Time Warner's Revenue for the three months ended in Mar. 2018 was $7,996 Mil. Therefore, Time Warner's Gross Margin % for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2018 was 41.01%.

Time Warner had a gross margin of 41.01% for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2018 => Durable competitive advantage


Time Warner 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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Time Warner Annual Data
Dec08 Dec09 Dec10 Dec11 Dec12 Dec13 Dec14 Dec15 Dec16 Dec17
Gross Profit Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 11,526.00 11,484.00 11,964.00 12,942.00 13,624.00

Time Warner Quarterly Data
Jun13 Sep13 Dec13 Mar14 Jun14 Sep14 Dec14 Mar15 Jun15 Sep15 Dec15 Mar16 Jun16 Sep16 Dec16 Mar17 Jun17 Sep17 Dec17 Mar18
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 3,403.00 3,125.00 3,667.00 3,430.00 3,279.00

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.


Time Warner Gross Profit Distribution

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



Time Warner Gross Profit Calculation

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

Time Warner's Gross Profit for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2017 is calculated as

Gross Profit (A: Dec. 2017 )=Revenue - Cost of Goods Sold
=31271 - 17647
=13,624

Time Warner's Gross Profit for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2018 is calculated as

Gross Profit (Q: Mar. 2018 )=Revenue - Cost of Goods Sold
=7996 - 4717
=3,279

Gross Profit for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2018 was 3125 (Jun. 2017 ) + 3667 (Sep. 2017 ) + 3430 (Dec. 2017 ) + 3279 (Mar. 2018 ) = $13,501 Mil.

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

Time Warner's Gross Margin % for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2018 is calculated as

Gross Margin % (Q: Mar. 2018 )=Gross Profit (Q: Mar. 2018 ) / Revenue (Q: Mar. 2018 )
=(Revenue - Cost of Goods Sold) / Revenue
=3,279 / 7996
=41.01 %

* 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.


Time Warner  (NYSE:TWX) 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

Time Warner had a gross margin of 41.01% for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2018 => Durable competitive advantage


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