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Shopify (Shopify) Gross Margin % : 51.42% (As of Mar. 2024)


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What is Shopify Gross Margin %?

Gross Margin % is calculated as gross profit divided by its revenue. Shopify's Gross Profit for the three months ended in Mar. 2024 was $957 Mil. Shopify's Revenue for the three months ended in Mar. 2024 was $1,861 Mil. Therefore, Shopify's Gross Margin % for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2024 was 51.42%.

Warning Sign:

Shopify Inc gross margin has been in long-term decline. The average rate of decline per year is -2.4%.


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

SHOP' s Gross Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 49.18   Med: 54.33   Max: 58.84
Current: 50.65


During the past 12 years, the highest Gross Margin % of Shopify was 58.84%. The lowest was 49.18%. And the median was 54.33%.

SHOP's Gross Margin % is ranked better than
59.35% of 2635 companies
in the Software industry
Industry Median: 41.84 vs SHOP: 50.65

Shopify had a gross margin of 51.42% for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2024 => Durable competitive advantage

The 5-Year average Growth Rate of Gross Margin for Shopify was -2.40% per year.


Shopify Gross Margin % Historical Data

The historical data trend for Shopify'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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Shopify Gross Margin % Chart

Shopify Annual Data
Trend Dec14 Dec15 Dec16 Dec17 Dec18 Dec19 Dec20 Dec21 Dec22 Dec23
Gross Margin %
Get a 7-Day Free Trial Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 54.85 52.62 53.80 49.18 49.79

Shopify Quarterly Data
Jun19 Sep19 Dec19 Mar20 Jun20 Sep20 Dec20 Mar21 Jun21 Sep21 Dec21 Mar22 Jun22 Sep22 Dec22 Mar23 Jun23 Sep23 Dec23 Mar24
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 47.55 49.29 52.57 49.53 51.42

Competitive Comparison of Shopify's Gross Margin %

For the Software - Application subindustry, Shopify'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.


Shopify's Gross Margin % Distribution in the Software Industry

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

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



Shopify Gross Margin % Calculation

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

Shopify'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 )
=3515 / 7060
=(Revenue - Cost of Goods Sold) / Revenue
=(7060 - 3545) / 7060
=49.79 %

Shopify's Gross Margin for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2024 is calculated as


Gross Margin % (Q: Mar. 2024 )=Gross Profit (Q: Mar. 2024 ) / Revenue (Q: Mar. 2024 )
=957 / 1861
=(Revenue - Cost of Goods Sold) / Revenue
=(1861 - 904) / 1861
=51.42 %

* 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.


Shopify  (NYSE:SHOP) 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

Shopify had a gross margin of 51.42% for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2024 => 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.


Shopify Gross Margin % Related Terms

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Shopify (Shopify) Business Description

Address
151 O'Connor Street, Ground Floor, Ottawa, ON, CAN, K2P2L8
Shopify offers an e-commerce platform primarily to small and medium-size businesses. The firm has two segments. The subscription solutions segment allows Shopify merchants to conduct e-commerce on a variety of platforms, including the company's website, physical stores, pop-up stores, kiosks, social networks (Facebook), and Amazon. The merchant solutions segment offers add-on products for the platform that facilitate e-commerce and include Shopify Payments, Shopify Shipping, and Shopify Capital.

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