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Holland Colours (XAMS:HOLCO) Gross Margin % : 48.15% (As of Mar. 2024)


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What is Holland Colours Gross Margin %?

Gross Margin % is calculated as gross profit divided by its revenue. Holland Colours's Gross Profit for the six months ended in Mar. 2024 was €24.6 Mil. Holland Colours's Revenue for the six months ended in Mar. 2024 was €51.1 Mil. Therefore, Holland Colours's Gross Margin % for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2024 was 48.15%.


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

XAMS:HOLCO' s Gross Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 43.52   Med: 46.98   Max: 49.15
Current: 47.2


During the past 13 years, the highest Gross Margin % of Holland Colours was 49.15%. The lowest was 43.52%. And the median was 46.98%.

XAMS:HOLCO's Gross Margin % is ranked better than
90.25% of 1507 companies
in the Chemicals industry
Industry Median: 22.7 vs XAMS:HOLCO: 47.20

Holland Colours had a gross margin of 48.15% for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2024 => Durable competitive advantage

The 5-Year average Growth Rate of Gross Margin for Holland Colours was 0.50% per year.


Holland Colours Gross Margin % Historical Data

The historical data trend for Holland Colours'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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Holland Colours Gross Margin % Chart

Holland Colours Annual Data
Trend Mar15 Mar16 Mar17 Mar18 Mar19 Mar20 Mar21 Mar22 Mar23 Mar24
Gross Margin %
Get a 7-Day Free Trial Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 45.07 48.16 46.75 43.52 47.20

Holland Colours Semi-Annual Data
Sep14 Mar15 Sep15 Mar16 Sep16 Mar17 Sep17 Mar18 Sep18 Mar19 Sep19 Mar20 Sep20 Mar21 Sep21 Mar22 Sep22 Mar23 Sep23 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 45.96 42.61 44.71 46.26 48.15

Competitive Comparison of Holland Colours's Gross Margin %

For the Specialty Chemicals subindustry, Holland Colours'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.


Holland Colours's Gross Margin % Distribution in the Chemicals Industry

For the Chemicals industry and Basic Materials sector, Holland Colours's Gross Margin % distribution charts can be found below:

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



Holland Colours Gross Margin % Calculation

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

Holland Colours's Gross Margin for the fiscal year that ended in Mar. 2024 is calculated as

Gross Margin % (A: Mar. 2024 )=Gross Profit (A: Mar. 2024 ) / Revenue (A: Mar. 2024 )
=48.7 / 103.285
=(Revenue - Cost of Goods Sold) / Revenue
=(103.285 - 54.539) / 103.285
=47.20 %

Holland Colours'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 )
=24.6 / 51.059
=(Revenue - Cost of Goods Sold) / Revenue
=(51.059 - 26.472) / 51.059
=48.15 %

* 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.


Holland Colours  (XAMS:HOLCO) 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

Holland Colours had a gross margin of 48.15% 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.


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Holland Colours (XAMS:HOLCO) Business Description

Traded in Other Exchanges
Address
Halvemaanweg 1, P.O. Box 720, Apeldoorn, GE, NLD, 7323 RW
Holland Colours creates and manufactures high-quality solid and liquid colorants, masterbatches, and additives. The company and its subsidiaries manufacture, distribute, and sell color concentrates. Its products are designed to be well suited for coloring rigid and flexible polyvinyl chloride, pet, polyolefins, and other polymers. The company serves many different markets which include building and construction but is not limited to, profiles, pipes, siding, and cladding. In addition, to serving these markets, it also offers color concentrates for coatings, elastomers, adhesives, and other applications. The company operates geographically across Europe, the United States of America, and Asia.

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