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Buzzi Unicem SpA Gross Margin %

: 59.83% (As of Dec. 2021)
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Gross Margin % is calculated as gross profit divided by its revenue. Buzzi Unicem SpA's Gross Profit for the six months ended in Dec. 2021 was €1,099 Mil. Buzzi Unicem SpA's Revenue for the six months ended in Dec. 2021 was €1,837 Mil. Therefore, Buzzi Unicem SpA's Gross Margin % for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2021 was 59.83%.


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

MIL:BZU' s Gross Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 57.78   Med: 61.42   Max: 63.64
Current: 60.69


During the past 13 years, the highest Gross Margin % of Buzzi Unicem SpA was 63.64%. The lowest was 57.78%. And the median was 61.42%.

MIL:BZU's Gross Margin % is ranked better than
90.88% of 362 companies
in the Building Materials industry
Industry Median: 26.48 vs MIL:BZU: 60.69

Buzzi Unicem SpA had a gross margin of 59.83% for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2021 => Durable competitive advantage

The 5-Year average Growth Rate of Gross Margin for Buzzi Unicem SpA was -0.10% per year.


Buzzi Unicem SpA Gross Margin % Historical Data

The historical data trend for Buzzi Unicem SpA'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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Buzzi Unicem SpA Annual Data
Trend Dec12 Dec13 Dec14 Dec15 Dec16 Dec17 Dec18 Dec19 Dec20 Dec21
Gross Margin %
Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 62.28 62.14 63.05 63.64 60.69

Buzzi Unicem SpA Semi-Annual Data
Jun12 Dec12 Jun13 Dec13 Jun14 Dec14 Jun15 Dec15 Jun16 Dec16 Jun17 Dec17 Jun18 Dec18 Jun19 Dec19 Jun20 Dec20 Jun21 Dec21
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 65.03 62.26 64.86 61.67 59.83

Competitive Comparison

For the Building Materials subindustry, Buzzi Unicem SpA'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.

   

Buzzi Unicem SpA Gross Margin % Distribution

For the Building Materials industry and Basic Materials sector, Buzzi Unicem SpA's Gross Margin % distribution charts can be found below:

* The bar in red indicates where Buzzi Unicem SpA's Gross Margin % falls into.



Buzzi Unicem SpA Gross Margin % Calculation

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

Buzzi Unicem SpA's Gross Margin for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2021 is calculated as

Gross Margin % (A: Dec. 2021 )=Gross Profit (A: Dec. 2021 ) / Revenue (A: Dec. 2021 )
=2091.1 / 3445.551
=(Revenue - Cost of Goods Sold) / Revenue
=(3445.551 - 1354.486) / 3445.551
=60.69 %

Buzzi Unicem SpA's Gross Margin for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2021 is calculated as


Gross Margin % (Q: Dec. 2021 )=Gross Profit (Q: Dec. 2021 ) / Revenue (Q: Dec. 2021 )
=1099 / 1836.832
=(Revenue - Cost of Goods Sold) / Revenue
=(1836.832 - 737.849) / 1836.832
=59.83 %

* 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.


Buzzi Unicem SpA  (MIL:BZU) 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

Buzzi Unicem SpA had a gross margin of 59.83% for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2021 => 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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Buzzi Unicem SpA Business Description

Buzzi Unicem SpA logo
Address
Via Luigi Buzzi, 6, Casale Monferrato, ITA, 15033
Buzzi Unicem SpA manufactures and sells cement, ready-mix concrete, and aggregates. The company operates in two segments by product: cement and concrete/aggregates. The cement segment generates the majority of revenue, sells cement and cement-related products to the construction and building industries. The concrete and aggregates segment sells concrete and aggregates from hundreds of firm-owned concrete batch plants and aggregate quarries. The vast majority of Buzzi Unicem's revenue comes from Europe and North America.

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