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Chevron (NYSE:CVX) Gross Margin %

: 29.02% (As of Dec. 2023)
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Gross Margin % is calculated as gross profit divided by its revenue. Chevron's Gross Profit for the three months ended in Dec. 2023 was $14,202 Mil. Chevron's Revenue for the three months ended in Dec. 2023 was $48,933 Mil. Therefore, Chevron's Gross Margin % for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2023 was 29.02%.


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

CVX' s Gross Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 21.83   Med: 29.29   Max: 31.94
Current: 30.67


During the past 13 years, the highest Gross Margin % of Chevron was 31.94%. The lowest was 21.83%. And the median was 29.29%.

CVX's Gross Margin % is ranked better than
52.73% of 933 companies
in the Oil & Gas industry
Industry Median: 28.83 vs CVX: 30.67

Chevron had a gross margin of 29.02% for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2023 => Competition eroding margins

The 5-Year average Growth Rate of Gross Margin for Chevron was 4.90% per year.


Chevron Gross Margin % Historical Data

The historical data trend for Chevron'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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Chevron 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 21.83 24.15 29.20 31.39 30.67

Chevron 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 31.53 32.57 31.16 29.99 29.02

Competitive Comparison

For the Oil & Gas Integrated subindustry, Chevron'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.


Chevron Gross Margin % Distribution

For the Oil & Gas industry and Energy sector, Chevron's Gross Margin % distribution charts can be found below:

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



Chevron Gross Margin % Calculation

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

Chevron'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 )
=60391 / 196913
=(Revenue - Cost of Goods Sold) / Revenue
=(196913 - 136522) / 196913
=30.67 %

Chevron'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 )
=14202 / 48933
=(Revenue - Cost of Goods Sold) / Revenue
=(48933 - 34731) / 48933
=29.02 %

* 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.


Chevron  (NYSE:CVX) 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

Chevron had a gross margin of 29.02% 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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Chevron (NYSE:CVX) Business Description

Address
6001 Bollinger Canyon Road, San Ramon, CA, USA, 94583-2324
Chevron is an integrated energy company with exploration, production, and refining operations worldwide. It is the second-largest oil company in the United States with production of 3.0 million of barrels of oil equivalent a day, including 7.7 million cubic feet a day of natural gas and 1.7 million of barrels of liquids a day. Production activities take place in North America, South America, Europe, Africa, Asia, and Australia. Its refineries are in the U.S. and Asia for total refining capacity of 1.8 million barrels of oil a day. Proven reserves at year-end 2022 stood at 11.2 billion barrels of oil equivalent, including 6.1 billion barrels of liquids and 30.9 trillion cubic feet of natural gas.
Executives
Pierre R Breber officer: Vice President and President 6001 BOLLINGER CANYON ROAD, SAN RAMON CA 94583
Jeff B Gustavson officer: Vice President 6001 BOLLINGER CANYON ROAD, SAN RAMON CA 94583
Alana K Knowles officer: VP and Controller 6001 BOLLINGER CANYON ROAD, SAN RAMON CA 94583
Rhonda J Morris officer: Vice President 6001 BOLLINGER CANYON ROAD, SAN RAMON CA 94583
James William Johnson officer: Senior Vice President 5125 DOLIVER DRIVE, HOUSTON TX 77056
Alice P Gast director LEHIGH UNIVERSITY, 27 MEMORIAL DRIVE WEST, BETHLEHEM PA 18015
Michael K Wirth officer: Executive Vice President 6001 BOLLINGER CANYON ROAD, SAN RAMON CA 94583
R. Hewitt Pate officer: VP and General Counsel 6001 BOLLINGER CANYON ROAD, SAN RAMON CA 94583
Andrew Nigel Hearne officer: Executive Vice President 6001 BOLLINGER CANYON ROAD, SAN RAMON CA 94583
Wanda M Austin director 6001 BOLLINGER CANYON ROAD, SAN RAMON CA 94583
Cynthia J Warner director 1925 WEST FIELD COURT, SUITE 200, LAKE FOREST IL 60045
Joseph C Geagea officer: Senior Vice President 6001 BOLLINGER CANYON ROAD, SAN RAMON CA 94583
Enrique Jr Hernandez director INTER-CON SECURITY SYSTEMS, INC., 210 SOUTH DELACEY AVENUE, PASADENA CA 91105
David A Inchausti officer: Vice Pres. and Comptroller 6001 BOLLINGER CANYON ROAD, SAN RAMON CA 94583
Mark A Nelson officer: Vice President 6001 BOLLINGER CANYON ROAD, SAN RAMON CA 94583