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Bollore SE (XPAR:BOL) Gross Margin % : 30.30% (As of Dec. 2023)


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What is Bollore SE Gross Margin %?

Gross Margin % is calculated as gross profit divided by its revenue. Bollore SE's Gross Profit for the six months ended in Dec. 2023 was €2,257 Mil. Bollore SE's Revenue for the six months ended in Dec. 2023 was €7,449 Mil. Therefore, Bollore SE's Gross Margin % for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2023 was 30.30%.


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

XPAR:BOL' s Gross Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 28.13   Med: 31.36   Max: 36.29
Current: 31.14


During the past 13 years, the highest Gross Margin % of Bollore SE was 36.29%. The lowest was 28.13%. And the median was 31.36%.

XPAR:BOL's Gross Margin % is ranked worse than
61.01% of 954 companies
in the Media - Diversified industry
Industry Median: 38.5 vs XPAR:BOL: 31.14

Bollore SE had a gross margin of 30.30% for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2023 => Competition eroding margins

The 5-Year average Growth Rate of Gross Margin for Bollore SE was -0.20% per year.


Bollore SE Gross Margin % Historical Data

The historical data trend for Bollore SE'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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Bollore SE Gross Margin % Chart

Bollore SE 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 31.42 32.25 28.13 30.80 31.14

Bollore SE Semi-Annual Data
Jun14 Dec14 Jun15 Dec15 Jun16 Dec16 Jun17 Dec17 Jun18 Dec18 Jun19 Dec19 Jun20 Dec20 Jun21 Dec21 Jun22 Dec22 Jun23 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 25.22 31.15 30.50 32.13 30.30

Competitive Comparison of Bollore SE's Gross Margin %

For the Entertainment subindustry, Bollore SE'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.


Bollore SE's Gross Margin % Distribution in the Media - Diversified Industry

For the Media - Diversified industry and Communication Services sector, Bollore SE's Gross Margin % distribution charts can be found below:

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



Bollore SE Gross Margin % Calculation

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

Bollore SE'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 )
=4259.4 / 13679.4
=(Revenue - Cost of Goods Sold) / Revenue
=(13679.4 - 9420) / 13679.4
=31.14 %

Bollore SE'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 )
=2257.2 / 7448.6
=(Revenue - Cost of Goods Sold) / Revenue
=(7448.6 - 5191.4) / 7448.6
=30.30 %

* 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.


Bollore SE  (XPAR:BOL) 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

Bollore SE had a gross margin of 30.30% for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2023 => Competition eroding margins


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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Bollore SE (XPAR:BOL) Business Description

Traded in Other Exchanges
Address
31-32, quai de Dion-Bouton, Puteaux Cedex, Paris, FRA, 92811
Bollore SE is an infrastructure company domiciled in France. The company organizes itself into four segments: transportation and logistics, oil logistics, communication, and Electricity storage and systems. The transportation and logistics segment offers freight forwarding and logistics services. The oil logistics segment distributes oil and fuel. The communication segment provides advertising, cinema, and telecommunications services. The electricity storage and systems segment is engaged in the production and sale of electric batteries and their applications. The firm generates most of the revenue from the communications segment.

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