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Viasat (NAS:VSAT) Gross Profit

: $1,229 Mil (TTM As of Dec. 2023)
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Viasat's gross profit for the three months ended in Dec. 2023 was $361 Mil. Viasat's gross profit for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2023 was $1,229 Mil.

Gross Margin % is calculated as gross profit divided by its revenue. Viasat's gross profit for the three months ended in Dec. 2023 was $361 Mil. Viasat's Revenue for the three months ended in Dec. 2023 was $1,129 Mil. Therefore, Viasat's Gross Margin % for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2023 was 32.01%.

Viasat had a gross margin of 32.01% for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2023 => Competition eroding margins

During the past 13 years, the highest Gross Margin % of Viasat was 32.73%. The lowest was 25.65%. And the median was 29.57%.


Viasat Gross Profit Historical Data

The historical data trend for Viasat'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.

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Viasat Annual Data
Trend Mar14 Mar15 Mar16 Mar17 Mar18 Mar19 Mar20 Mar21 Mar22 Mar23
Gross Profit
Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 530.54 699.55 565.19 705.90 721.40

Viasat Quarterly Data
Mar19 Jun19 Sep19 Dec19 Mar20 Jun20 Sep20 Dec20 Mar21 Jun21 Sep21 Dec21 Mar22 Jun22 Sep22 Dec22 Mar23 Jun23 Sep23 Dec23
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 168.41 174.05 234.88 459.13 361.26

Competitive Comparison

For the Communication Equipment subindustry, Viasat'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.


Viasat Gross Profit Distribution

For the Hardware industry and Technology sector, Viasat's Gross Profit distribution charts can be found below:

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



Viasat Gross Profit Calculation

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

Viasat's Gross Profit for the fiscal year that ended in Mar. 2023 is calculated as

Gross Profit (A: Mar. 2023 )=Revenue - Cost of Goods Sold
=2556.158 - 1834.754
=721

Viasat's Gross Profit for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2023 is calculated as

Gross Profit (Q: Dec. 2023 )=Revenue - Cost of Goods Sold
=1128.539 - 767.276
=361

Gross Profit for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2023 adds up the quarterly data reported by the company within the most recent 12 months, which was $1,229 Mil.

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

Viasat's Gross Margin % for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2023 is calculated as

Gross Margin % (Q: Dec. 2023 )=Gross Profit (Q: Dec. 2023 ) / Revenue (Q: Dec. 2023 )
=(Revenue - Cost of Goods Sold) / Revenue
=361 / 1128.539
=32.01 %

* 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.


Viasat  (NAS:VSAT) 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

Viasat had a gross margin of 32.01% for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2023 => Competition eroding margins


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Viasat (NAS:VSAT) Business Description

Traded in Other Exchanges
Address
6155 El Camino Real, Carlsbad, CA, USA, 92009
Viasat Inc provides bandwidth technologies and services in three segments: satellite services, which provides satellite-based high-speed broadband services to consumers, enterprises, and commercial airlines; commercial networks, which develops end-to-end communication and connectivity systems; and government systems, which produces network-centric Internet Protocol-based secure government communication systems. A large majority of the firm's revenue is generated in the United States, with the rest coming from the Americas, Europe, Middle East, Africa, and Asia-Pacific.
Executives
Craig Andrew Miller officer: Pres. Government Systems C/O VIASAT, INC., 6155 EL CAMINO REAL, CARLSBAD CA 92009
Keven K Lippert officer: Vice President General Counsel 6155 EL CAMINO REAL, CARLSBAD CA 92009
Benjamin Edward Palmer officer: President, Maritime C/O VIASAT, INC., 6155 EL CAMINO REAL, CARLSBAD CA 92009
Richard A Baldridge officer: Chief Operating Officer 6155 EL CAMINO REAL, CARLSBAD CA 92009
James Michael Dodd officer: President, Global Mobile 6155 EL CAMINO REAL, CARLSBAD CA 92009
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Warburg Pincus (cayman) Global Growth Gp, L.p. 10 percent owner C/O WARBURG PINCUS LLC, 450 LEXINGTON AVENUE, NEW YORK NY 10017
Andrew Sukawaty director C/O VIASAT, INC., 6155 EL CAMINO REAL, CARLSBAD CA 92009
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