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Alibaba Group Holding COGS-to-Revenue

: 0.58 (As of Sep. 2020)
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Alibaba Group Holding's Cost of Goods Sold for the three months ended in Sep. 2020 was $13,209 Mil. Its Revenue for the three months ended in Sep. 2020 was $22,767 Mil.

Alibaba Group Holding's COGS to Revenue for the three months ended in Sep. 2020 was 0.58.

Cost of Goods Sold is directly linked to profitability of the company through Gross Margin. Alibaba Group Holding's Gross Margin % for the three months ended in Sep. 2020 was 41.98%.


Alibaba Group Holding COGS-to-Revenue 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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Alibaba Group Holding Annual Data
Dec11 Mar12 Mar13 Mar14 Mar15 Mar16 Mar17 Mar18 Mar19 Mar20
COGS-to-Revenue Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 0.34 0.38 0.43 0.55 0.55

Alibaba Group Holding Quarterly Data
Dec15 Mar16 Jun16 Sep16 Dec16 Mar17 Jun17 Sep17 Dec17 Mar18 Jun18 Sep18 Dec18 Mar19 Jun19 Sep19 Dec19 Mar20 Jun20 Sep20
COGS-to-Revenue 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 0.55 0.52 0.63 0.55 0.58

Alibaba Group Holding COGS-to-Revenue Calculation

Alibaba Group Holding's COGS to Revenue for the fiscal year that ended in Mar. 2020 is calculated as

COGS to Revenue=Cost of Goods Sold / Revenue
=40220.354675593 / 72603.233387935
=0.55

Alibaba Group Holding's COGS to Revenue for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2020 is calculated as

COGS to Revenue=Cost of Goods Sold / Revenue
=13208.821542889 / 22767.303908613
=0.58

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


Alibaba Group Holding  (NYSE:BABA) COGS-to-Revenue Explanation

Cost of Goods Sold is directly linked to profitability of the company through Gross Margin.

Alibaba Group Holding's Gross Margin % for the three months ended in Sep. 2020 is calculated as:

Gross Margin %=1 - COGS to Revenue
=1 - Cost of Goods Sold / Revenue
=1 - 13208.821542889 / 22767.303908613
=41.98 %

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

A company that has a moat can usually maintain or even expand their Gross Margin. A company can increase its Gross Margin in two ways. It can increase the prices of the goods it sells and keeps its Cost of Goods Sold unchanged. Or it can keep the sales price unchanged and squeeze its suppliers to reduce the Cost of Goods Sold. Warren Buffett believes businesses with the power to raise prices have moats.


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