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Splunk Gross Profit

: $1,794 Mil (TTM As of Oct. 2019)
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Splunk's gross profit for the three months ended in Oct. 2019 was $519 Mil. Splunk's gross profit for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Oct. 2019 was $1,794 Mil.

Gross Margin % is calculated as gross profit divided by its revenue. Splunk's gross profit for the three months ended in Oct. 2019 was $519 Mil. Splunk's Revenue for the three months ended in Oct. 2019 was $626 Mil. Therefore, Splunk's Gross Margin % for the quarter that ended in Oct. 2019 was 82.79%.

Splunk had a gross margin of 82.79% for the quarter that ended in Oct. 2019 => Durable competitive advantage

During the past 10 years, the highest Gross Margin % of Splunk was 90.60%. The lowest was 79.75%. And the median was 86.50%.

Warning Sign:

Splunk Inc gross margin has been in long term decline. The average rate of decline per year is -1.8%.


Splunk 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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Splunk Annual Data
Jan10 Jan11 Jan12 Jan13 Jan14 Jan15 Jan16 Jan17 Jan18 Jan19
Gross Profit Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 382.50 554.31 752.51 1,052.72 1,458.33

Splunk Quarterly Data
Jan15 Apr15 Jul15 Oct15 Jan16 Apr16 Jul16 Oct16 Jan17 Apr17 Jul17 Oct17 Jan18 Apr18 Jul18 Oct18 Jan19 Apr19 Jul19 Oct19
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 391.76 528.35 329.03 418.25 518.52

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.


Splunk Gross Profit Distribution

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



Splunk Gross Profit Calculation

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

Splunk's Gross Profit for the fiscal year that ended in Jan. 2019 is calculated as

Gross Profit (A: Jan. 2019 )=Revenue - Cost of Goods Sold
=1803.01 - 344.676
=1,458

Splunk's Gross Profit for the quarter that ended in Oct. 2019 is calculated as

Gross Profit (Q: Oct. 2019 )=Revenue - Cost of Goods Sold
=626.336 - 107.819
=519

Gross Profit for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Oct. 2019 was 528.352 (Jan. 2019 ) + 329.027 (Apr. 2019 ) + 418.25 (Jul. 2019 ) + 518.517 (Oct. 2019 ) = $1,794 Mil.

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

Splunk's Gross Margin % for the quarter that ended in Oct. 2019 is calculated as

Gross Margin % (Q: Oct. 2019 )=Gross Profit (Q: Oct. 2019 ) / Revenue (Q: Oct. 2019 )
=(Revenue - Cost of Goods Sold) / Revenue
=519 / 626.336
=82.79 %

* 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.


Splunk  (NAS:SPLK) 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

Splunk had a gross margin of 82.79% for the quarter that ended in Oct. 2019 => Durable competitive advantage


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