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CSG Systems International Gross Margin %

: 47.89% (As of Jun. 2021)
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Gross Margin % is calculated as gross profit divided by its revenue. CSG Systems International's Gross Profit for the three months ended in Jun. 2021 was $122 Mil. CSG Systems International's Revenue for the three months ended in Jun. 2021 was $255 Mil. Therefore, CSG Systems International's Gross Margin % for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2021 was 47.89%.

Warning Sign:

CSG Systems International Inc gross margin has been in long term decline. The average rate of decline per year is -1.7%.


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

NAS:CSGS' s Gross Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 45.93   Med: 49.42   Max: 50.7
Current: 47.4

45.93
50.7

During the past 13 years, the highest Gross Margin % of CSG Systems International was 50.70%. The lowest was 45.93%. And the median was 49.42%.

NAS:CSGS's Gross Margin % is ranked lower than
63% of the 525 Companies
in the Software industry.

( Industry Median: 60.80 vs. NAS:CSGS: 47.40 )

CSG Systems International had a gross margin of 47.89% for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2021 => Durable competitive advantage

The 5-Year average Growth Rate of Gross Margin for CSG Systems International was -1.70% per year.


CSG Systems International Gross Margin % Historical Data

The historical data trend for CSG Systems International'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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CSG Systems International Annual Data
Trend Dec11 Dec12 Dec13 Dec14 Dec15 Dec16 Dec17 Dec18 Dec19 Dec20
Gross Margin %
Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 50.70 50.00 48.60 47.32 45.93

CSG Systems International Quarterly Data
Sep16 Dec16 Mar17 Jun17 Sep17 Dec17 Mar18 Jun18 Sep18 Dec18 Mar19 Jun19 Sep19 Dec19 Mar20 Jun20 Sep20 Dec20 Mar21 Jun21
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 42.51 46.31 48.11 47.24 47.89

Competitive Comparison

For the Software - Infrastructure subindustry, CSG Systems International'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.

   

CSG Systems International Gross Margin % Distribution

For the Software industry and Technology sector, CSG Systems International's Gross Margin % distribution charts can be found below:

* The bar in red indicates where CSG Systems International's Gross Margin % falls into.



CSG Systems International Gross Margin % Calculation

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

CSG Systems International's Gross Margin for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2020 is calculated as

Gross Margin % (A: Dec. 2020 )=Gross Profit (A: Dec. 2020 ) / Revenue (A: Dec. 2020 )
=454.9 / 990.533
=(Revenue - Cost of Goods Sold) / Revenue
=(990.533 - 535.597) / 990.533
=45.93 %

CSG Systems International's Gross Margin for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2021 is calculated as


Gross Margin % (Q: Jun. 2021 )=Gross Profit (Q: Jun. 2021 ) / Revenue (Q: Jun. 2021 )
=122.2 / 255.134
=(Revenue - Cost of Goods Sold) / Revenue
=(255.134 - 132.938) / 255.134
=47.89 %

* 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.


CSG Systems International  (NAS:CSGS) 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

CSG Systems International had a gross margin of 47.89% for the quarter that ended in Jun. 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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CSG Systems International Business Description

CSG Systems International logo
Industry
Technology » Software NAICS : 541511 SIC : 7374
Traded in Other Exchanges
Address
6175 S. Willow Drive, 10th Floor, Greenwood Village, CO, USA, 80111
CSG Systems International Inc. is a provider of business support solutions for the communications industry. Its solutions include cable and satellite care and billing, content management and monetization, convergent rating and billing, mediation and data management, and wholesale settlement and routing. They help companies with transaction-centric models to manage operations by capturing and managing revenue associated with large transaction volumes. The company derives revenue from software license agreements and professional services. A large majority of the firm's revenue is generated in the United States.
Executives
Fawaz Marwan director 12405 POWERSCOURT DRIVE SAINT LOUIS MO 63131
Song Haiyan director 333 UPLANDS DR HILLSBOROUGH CA 94010
Tavares Silvio director 20 TIPTOE LANE BURLINGAME CA 94010
Kennedy Kenneth M officer: EVP & Pres, Technlgy & Product 33 W MONROE ST, SUITE 900 CHICAGO IL 60603
Barnes David G director 6175 S WILLOW DR 10TH FLOOR GREENWOOD VILLAGE CO 80111
Shepherd Brian A. officer: EVP & Group President 9197 SOUTH PEORIA STREET ENGLEWOOD CO 80112
Cooper Ronald director 1700 EAST TUFTS AVE. ENGLEWOOD CO 80113
Sica Frank V director CSG SYSTEMS INTERNATIONAL INC 7887 E BELLEVIEW AVE STE 1000 ENGEWOOD CO 801111
Reed Donald director 45 FREEMONT ST SAN FRANCISCO CA 94105
Obuchowski Janice I director 21700 ATLANTIC BLVD ORBITAL SCIENCES CORP DULLES VA 20166
Naik Rajan director 500 WEST MONROE STREET CHICAGO IL 60661
Unruh James A director C/O PRUDENTIAL FINANCIAL INC 751 BROAD ST. 4TH FL. NEWARK NJ 01702
Johns Rolland B officer: EVP & CFO 9555 MAROON CIRCLE ENGLEWOOD CO 80112
Schaaf David Neil officer: SVP, Chief Accounting Officer 6175 SOUTH WILLOW DRIVE GREENWOOD VILLAGE CO 80111
Griess Bret C officer: CEO and President 9555 MAROON CIRCLE ENGLEWOOD CO 80112

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