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Energy Transfer LP Gross Margin %

: 28.69% (As of Mar. 2020)
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Gross Margin % is calculated as gross profit divided by its revenue. Energy Transfer LP's Gross Profit for the three months ended in Mar. 2020 was $3,336 Mil. Energy Transfer LP's Revenue for the three months ended in Mar. 2020 was $11,627 Mil. Therefore, Energy Transfer LP's Gross Margin % for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2020 was 28.69%.


NYSE:ET' s Gross Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.91   Med: 23.28   Max: 37.43
Current: 26.78

11.91
37.43

During the past 13 years, the highest Gross Margin % of Energy Transfer LP was 37.43%. The lowest was 11.91%. And the median was 23.28%.

NYSE:ET's Gross Margin % is ranked higher than
55% of the 1025 Companies
in the Oil & Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 22.75 vs. NYSE:ET: 26.78 )

Energy Transfer LP had a gross margin of 28.69% for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2020 => Competition eroding margins

The 5-Year average Growth Rate of Gross Margin for Energy Transfer LP was 11.60% per year.


Energy Transfer LP Gross Margin % Historical Data

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's currency.

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Energy Transfer LP Annual Data
Dec10 Dec11 Dec12 Dec13 Dec14 Dec15 Dec16 Dec17 Dec18 Dec19
Gross Margin % Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 20.58 25.47 23.58 22.98 26.72

Energy Transfer LP Quarterly Data
Jun15 Sep15 Dec15 Mar16 Jun16 Sep16 Dec16 Mar17 Jun17 Sep17 Dec17 Mar18 Jun18 Sep18 Dec18 Mar19 Jun19 Sep19 Dec19 Mar20
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 27.77 25.76 26.71 26.24 28.69

Competitive Comparison
* 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.


Energy Transfer LP Gross Margin % Distribution

* The bar in red indicates where Energy Transfer LP's Gross Margin % falls into.



Energy Transfer LP Gross Margin % Calculation

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

Energy Transfer LP's Gross Margin for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2019 is calculated as

Gross Margin % (A: Dec. 2019 )=Gross Profit (A: Dec. 2019 ) / Revenue (A: Dec. 2019 )
=14486 / 54213
=(Revenue - Cost of Goods Sold) / Revenue
=(54213 - 39727) / 54213
=26.72 %

Energy Transfer LP's Gross Margin for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2020 is calculated as


Gross Margin % (Q: Mar. 2020 )=Gross Profit (Q: Mar. 2020 ) / Revenue (Q: Mar. 2020 )
=3336 / 11627
=(Revenue - Cost of Goods Sold) / Revenue
=(11627 - 8291) / 11627
=28.69 %

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's 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.


Energy Transfer LP  (NYSE:ET) 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

Energy Transfer LP had a gross margin of 28.69% for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2020 => 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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