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GAMCO Investors Operating Income

: $109.0 Mil (TTM As of Sep. 2020)
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GAMCO Investors's Operating Income for the three months ended in Sep. 2020 was $31.8 Mil. Its Operating Income for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2020 was $109.0 Mil.

Operating Margin % is calculated as Operating Income divided by its Revenue. GAMCO Investors's Operating Income for the three months ended in Sep. 2020 was $31.8 Mil. GAMCO Investors's Revenue for the three months ended in Sep. 2020 was $61.3 Mil. Therefore, GAMCO Investors's Operating Margin % for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2020 was 51.99%.

Good Sign:

GAMCO Investors Inc operating margin is expanding. Margin expansion is usually a good sign.

GAMCO Investors's 5-Year average Growth Rate for Operating Margin % was 1.20% per year.

Operating Income or EBIT is linked to Return on Capital for both regular definition and Joel Greenblatt's definition. GAMCO Investors's annualized ROC % for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2020 was 79.48%. GAMCO Investors's annualized ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2020 was %.


GAMCO Investors Operating Income 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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GAMCO Investors Annual Data
Dec10 Dec11 Dec12 Dec13 Dec14 Dec15 Dec16 Dec17 Dec18 Dec19
Operating Income Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 147.95 191.80 145.02 186.79 117.98

GAMCO Investors Quarterly Data
Dec15 Mar16 Jun16 Sep16 Dec16 Mar17 Jun17 Sep17 Dec17 Mar18 Jun18 Sep18 Dec18 Mar19 Jun19 Sep19 Dec19 Mar20 Jun20 Sep20
Operating Income 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 29.57 33.04 25.32 18.76 31.84

GAMCO Investors Operating Income Calculation

Operating Income, is the profit a company earned through operations. All expenses, including cash expenses such as cost of goods sold (COGS), research & development, wages, and non-cash expenses, such as depreciation, depletion and amortization, have been deducted from the sales.

Operating Income for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2020 was 33.043 (Dec. 2019 ) + 25.32 (Mar. 2020 ) + 18.763 (Jun. 2020 ) + 31.842 (Sep. 2020 ) = $109.0 Mil.

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's currency.


GAMCO Investors  (NYSE:GBL) Operating Income Explanation

1. Operating Income or EBIT is linked to Return on Capital for both regular definition and Joel Greenblatt's definition.

GAMCO Investors's annualized ROC % for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2020 is calculated as:

ROC % (Q: Sep. 2020 )
=NOPAT/Average Invested Capital
=Operating Income * ( 1 - Tax Rate % )/( (Invested Capital (Q: Jun. 2020 ) + Invested Capital (Q: Sep. 2020 ))/ count )
=127.368 * ( 1 - 27.35% )/( (90.048 + 142.793)/ 2 )
=92.532852/116.4205
=79.48 %

where

Note: The Operating Income data used here is four times the quarterly (Sep. 2020) data.

2. Joel Greenblatt's definition of Return on Capital:

GAMCO Investors's annualized ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2020 is calculated as:

ROC (Joel Greenblatt) %(Q: Sep. 2020 )
=EBIT/Average of (Net fixed Assets + Net Working Capital)
=EBIT/Average of (Property, Plant and Equipment+Net Working Capital)
     Q: Jun. 2020  Q: Sep. 2020
=EBIT/( ( (Property, Plant and Equipment + Net Working Capital) + (Property, Plant and Equipment + Net Working Capital) )/ count )
=93.256/( ( (0 + max(-45.252, 0)) + (0 + max(-45.183, 0)) )/ 2 )
=93.256/( ( 0 + 0 )/ 2 )
=93.256/0
= %

where Working Capital is:

Working Capital(Q: Jun. 2020 )
=(Accounts Receivable + Total Inventories + Other Current Assets) - (Accounts Payable & Accrued Expense + Defer. Rev. + Other Current Liabilities)
=(22.915 + 0 + 0) - (68.167 + 0 + 0)
=-45.252

Working Capital(Q: Sep. 2020 )
=(Accounts Receivable + Total Inventories + Other Current Assets) - (Accounts Payable & Accrued Expense + Defer. Rev. + Other Current Liabilities)
=(24.682 + 0 + 0) - (69.865 + 0 + 0)
=-45.183

When net working capital is negative, 0 is used.

Note: The EBIT data used here is four times the quarterly (Sep. 2020) EBIT data.

3. Operating Income is also linked to Operating Margin %:

GAMCO Investors's Operating Margin % for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2020 is calculated as:

Operating Margin %=Operating Income (Q: Sep. 2020 )/Revenue (Q: Sep. 2020 )
=31.842/61.252
=51.99 %

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's currency.

4. Please click Growth Rate Calculation Example (GuruFocus) to see how GuruFocus calculates Wal-Mart Stores Inc (WMT)'s revenue growth rate. You can apply the same method to get the Operating Income growth rate using Operating Income per share data.


Be Aware

Compared with a company's EBITDA margin, Operating Margin can be manipulated by adjusting the rate of depreciation, depletion and amortization (DDA).

If a company is facing competition, its Operating Margin may decline. Often the Operating Margin declines well before the company's revenue or even profit decline. Therefore, Operating Margin is a very important indicator of whether the company is facing problems.

For instance, by 2012, Nokia (NOK)'s problems were well known and its stock had lost more than 90% of its market value since 2007. But Nokia's Operating Margin had already been in decline since 2002, although its earnings per share were still rising. Investors who paid attention to Operating Margin would have avoided this huge loss. The same can be said for Research-in-Motion (RIMM).

Therefore, Operating Margin is a very important screening filter for GuruFocus. GuruFocus's Buffett-Munger screener requires that the profit margin is either consistent or expanding. The Model Portfolio of the Buffett-Munger screener has outperformed the market every year since inception in 2009.


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