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Photronics Selling, General, & Admin. Expense

: $53.4 Mil (TTM As of Jan. 2021)
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Selling, general, & admin. expense (SGA) includes the direct and indirect costs and all general and administrative expenses of a company. Photronics's selling, general, & admin. expense for the three months ended in Jan. 2021 was $14.1 Mil. Its selling, general, & admin. expense for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jan. 2021 was $53.4 Mil.


Photronics Selling, General, & Admin. Expense Historical Data

* 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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Photronics Annual Data
Oct11 Oct12 Oct13 Oct14 Oct15 Oct16 Oct17 Oct18 Oct19 Oct20
Selling, General, & Admin. Expense Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 44.58 43.59 51.40 52.33 53.58

Photronics Quarterly Data
Apr16 Jul16 Oct16 Jan17 Apr17 Jul17 Oct17 Jan18 Apr18 Jul18 Oct18 Jan19 Apr19 Jul19 Oct19 Jan20 Apr20 Jul20 Oct20 Jan21
Selling, General, & Admin. Expense 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 14.22 13.27 13.31 12.79 14.05

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.


Photronics Selling, General, & Admin. Expense Distribution

* The bar in red indicates where Photronics's Selling, General, & Admin. Expense falls into.



Photronics Selling, General, & Admin. Expense Calculation

Selling, General, & Admin. Expense (SGA) includes the direct and indirect costs and all general and administrative expenses of a company. For instance, personnel cost, advertising, rent, communication costs are all part of SGA.

Selling, General, & Admin. Expense for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jan. 2021 was 13.267 (Apr. 2020 ) + 13.306 (Jul. 2020 ) + 12.79 (Oct. 2020 ) + 14.053 (Jan. 2021 ) = $53.4 Mil.

* 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.


Photronics  (NAS:PLAB) Selling, General, & Admin. Expense Explanation

An efficient operation keeps SGA costs low and thus has higher profit margin. The percentage of SGA relative to total revenue is an indication of how efficiently the company operates. Compare this percentage among the companies in the same industry is a good way of finding more efficient operations. A comparison of the SGA cost relative to the revenue with the historical value can also be an indication of how efficient the company has become.

Warren Buffett likes companies with consistent SGA as the percentage of gross profit.

Companies with no durable competitive advantage show wild variation in SG&A as % of Gross Profit.

If SGA is less than 30% of Gross Profit, it is fantastic. If SGA is nearing 100%, it is is in highly competitive industry.


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