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Gartner (Gartner) Gross Margin %

: 66.60% (As of Dec. 2023)
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Gross Margin % is calculated as gross profit divided by its revenue. Gartner's Gross Profit for the three months ended in Dec. 2023 was $1,056 Mil. Gartner's Revenue for the three months ended in Dec. 2023 was $1,586 Mil. Therefore, Gartner's Gross Margin % for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2023 was 66.60%.


The historical rank and industry rank for Gartner's Gross Margin % or its related term are showing as below:

IT' s Gross Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 60.13   Med: 63.27   Max: 69.5
Current: 67.78


During the past 13 years, the highest Gross Margin % of Gartner was 69.50%. The lowest was 60.13%. And the median was 63.27%.

IT's Gross Margin % is ranked better than
76.2% of 2630 companies
in the Software industry
Industry Median: 41.685 vs IT: 67.78

Gartner had a gross margin of 66.60% for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2023 => Durable competitive advantage

The 5-Year average Growth Rate of Gross Margin for Gartner was 1.90% per year.


Gartner Gross Margin % Historical Data

The historical data trend for Gartner's Gross Margin % 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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Gartner Annual Data
Trend Dec14 Dec15 Dec16 Dec17 Dec18 Dec19 Dec20 Dec21 Dec22 Dec23
Gross Margin %
Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 63.48 67.19 69.50 69.07 67.78

Gartner Quarterly Data
Mar19 Jun19 Sep19 Dec19 Mar20 Jun20 Sep20 Dec20 Mar21 Jun21 Sep21 Dec21 Mar22 Jun22 Sep22 Dec22 Mar23 Jun23 Sep23 Dec23
Gross Margin % 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 68.41 69.11 67.57 68.00 66.60

Competitive Comparison

For the Information Technology Services subindustry, Gartner's Gross Margin %, along with its competitors' market caps and Gross Margin % 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.


Gartner Gross Margin % Distribution

For the Software industry and Technology sector, Gartner's Gross Margin % distribution charts can be found below:

* The bar in red indicates where Gartner's Gross Margin % falls into.



Gartner Gross Margin % Calculation

Gross Margin is the percentage of Gross Profit out of sales or Revenue.

Gartner's Gross Margin for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2023 is calculated as

Gross Margin % (A: Dec. 2023 )=Gross Profit (A: Dec. 2023 ) / Revenue (A: Dec. 2023 )
=4003.7 / 5906.956
=(Revenue - Cost of Goods Sold) / Revenue
=(5906.956 - 1903.24) / 5906.956
=67.78 %

Gartner'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 )
=1056.3 / 1586.118
=(Revenue - Cost of Goods Sold) / Revenue
=(1586.118 - 529.842) / 1586.118
=66.60 %

* 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.


Gartner  (NYSE:IT) Gross Margin % 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

Gartner had a gross margin of 66.60% for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2023 => Durable competitive advantage


Be Aware

If a company loses its competitive advantages, usually its gross margin declines well before its sales declines. Watching Gross Margin % and Operating Margin % closely helps avoid value trap situations.


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Gartner (Gartner) Business Description

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Based in Stamford, Conn., Gartner provides independent research and analysis on information technology and other related technology industries. Its research is delivered to clients' desktops in the form of reports, briefings, and updates. Typical clients are chief information officers and other business executives who help plan companies' IT budgets. Gartner also provides consulting services and hosted nearly 80 IT conferences across the globe in 2007.
Executives
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