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PTC (PTC) Gross Margin %

: 80.00% (As of Dec. 2023)
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Gross Margin % is calculated as gross profit divided by its revenue. PTC's Gross Profit for the three months ended in Dec. 2023 was $440 Mil. PTC's Revenue for the three months ended in Dec. 2023 was $550 Mil. Therefore, PTC's Gross Margin % for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2023 was 80.00%.


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

PTC' s Gross Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 71.45   Med: 73.9   Max: 80.04
Current: 79.13


During the past 13 years, the highest Gross Margin % of PTC was 80.04%. The lowest was 71.45%. And the median was 73.90%.

PTC's Gross Margin % is ranked better than
86.57% of 2628 companies
in the Software industry
Industry Median: 41.685 vs PTC: 79.13

PTC had a gross margin of 80.00% for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2023 => Durable competitive advantage

The 5-Year average Growth Rate of Gross Margin for PTC was 1.80% per year.


PTC Gross Margin % Historical Data

The historical data trend for PTC'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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PTC Annual Data
Trend Sep14 Sep15 Sep16 Sep17 Sep18 Sep19 Sep20 Sep21 Sep22 Sep23
Gross Margin %
Get a 7-Day Free Trial Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 74.09 77.08 79.46 80.04 78.97

PTC Quarterly Data
Mar19 Jun19 Sep19 Dec19 Mar20 Jun20 Sep20 Dec20 Mar21 Jun21 Sep21 Dec21 Mar22 Jun22 Sep22 Dec22 Mar23 Jun23 Sep23 Dec23
Gross Margin % Get a 7-Day Free Trial 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 79.44 79.06 78.64 78.81 80.00

Competitive Comparison

For the Software - Application subindustry, PTC'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.


PTC Gross Margin % Distribution

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

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



PTC Gross Margin % Calculation

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

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

Gross Margin % (A: Sep. 2023 )=Gross Profit (A: Sep. 2023 ) / Revenue (A: Sep. 2023 )
=1656 / 2097.053
=(Revenue - Cost of Goods Sold) / Revenue
=(2097.053 - 441.006) / 2097.053
=78.97 %

PTC'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 )
=440.2 / 550.214
=(Revenue - Cost of Goods Sold) / Revenue
=(550.214 - 110.02) / 550.214
=80.00 %

* 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.


PTC  (NAS:PTC) 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

PTC had a gross margin of 80.00% 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.


PTC Gross Margin % Related Terms

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PTC (PTC) Business Description

Traded in Other Exchanges
Address
121 Seaport Boulevard, Boston, MA, USA, 02210
PTC offers high-end computer-assisted design (Creo) and product lifecycle management (Windchill) software as well as Internet of Things and AR industrial solutions. Founded in 1985, PTC has 28,000 customers, with revenue stemming mostly from North America (45%) and Europe (40%).
Executives
Robert Schechter director C/O NMS COMMUNICATIONS, 100 CROSSING BLVD, FRAMINGHAM MA 01702
Kristian Talvitie officer: Chief Financial Officer 121 SEAPORT BOULEVARD, BOSTON MA 02210
Michael Ditullio officer: EVP 121 SEAPORT BLVD, BOSTON MA 02210
Von Staats Aaron C officer: SVP, General Counsel and Clerk C/O PARAMETRIC TECHNOLOGY CORP, 140 KENDRICK ST, NEEDHAM MA 02494
Catherine Kniker officer: Chief Strategy Officer C/O 121 SEAPORT BOULEVARD, BOSTON MA 02210
Paul A Lacy director KRONOS INCORP, 297 BILLERICA RD, CHELMSFORD MA 01824
Lathan Corinna director 140 KENDRICK STREET, NEEDHAM MA 02494
Blake D. Moret director C/O ROCKWELL AUTOMATION, INC., 1201 SOUTH SECOND STREET, MILWAUKEE WI 53204
Neil Barua director, officer: CEO-Elect C/O SERVICEMAX, INC., 4450 ROSEWOOD DRIVE #200, PLEASANTON CA 94588
Janesh Moorjani director C/O ELASTIC N.V., 800 WEST EL CAMINO REAL, SUITE 350, MOUNTAIN VIEW CA 94040
Michal Katz director 42 ROCK SHELTER ROAD, WACCABUC NY 10597
James E Heppelmann officer: EVP, Chief Product Officer C/O PARAMETRIC TECHNOLOGY CORP, 140 KENDRICK ST., NEEDHAM MA 02494
Amarpreet Hanspal director AUTODESK, INC., 111 MCINNIS PARKWAY, SAN RAFAEL CA 94903
Phillip M Fernandez director C/O MARKETO, INC., 901 MARINER'S ISLAND BLVD., SUITE 500, SAN MATEO CA 94404
Mark D Benjamin director NUANCE COMMUNICATIONS, INC., 1 WAYSIDE ROAD, BURLINGTON MA 01803

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