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Royce Micro-Cap Trust Inc  (NYSE:RMT) Selling, General, & Admin. Expense: $ Mil (TTM As of Jun. 2018)

Selling, general, & admin. expense (SGA) includes the direct and indirect costs and all general and administrative expenses of a company. Royce Micro-Cap Trust Inc's selling, general, & admin. expense for the six months ended in Jun. 2018 was $0.27 Mil. Royce Micro-Cap Trust Inc does not have enough years/quarters to calculate its selling, general, & admin. expense for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jun. 2018.

Historical Data

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Royce Micro-Cap Trust Inc Annual Data

Selling, General, & Admin. Expense 0.50

Royce Micro-Cap Trust Inc Semi-Annual Data

Dec17 Jun18
Selling, General, & Admin. Expense 0.00 0.27

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.

Royce Micro-Cap Trust Inc Distribution

* The bar in red indicates where Royce Micro-Cap Trust Inc's Selling, General, & Admin. Expense falls into.


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.


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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