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Liberty Latin America Gross Margin %

: 78.83% (As of Jun. 2020)
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Gross Margin % is calculated as gross profit divided by its revenue. Liberty Latin America's Gross Profit for the three months ended in Jun. 2020 was $669 Mil. Liberty Latin America's Revenue for the three months ended in Jun. 2020 was $849 Mil. Therefore, Liberty Latin America's Gross Margin % for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2020 was 78.83%.


NAS:LILA' s Gross Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 72.26   Med: 75.37   Max: 77.82
Current: 77.82

72.26
77.82

During the past 7 years, the highest Gross Margin % of Liberty Latin America was 77.82%. The lowest was 72.26%. And the median was 75.37%.

NAS:LILA's Gross Margin % is ranked higher than
88% of the 365 Companies
in the Telecommunication Services industry.

( Industry Median: 48.78 vs. NAS:LILA: 77.82 )

Liberty Latin America had a gross margin of 78.83% for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2020 => Durable competitive advantage

The 5-Year average Growth Rate of Gross Margin for Liberty Latin America was 1.20% per year.


Liberty Latin America 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.

* Premium members only.

Liberty Latin America Annual Data
Dec13 Dec14 Dec15 Dec16 Dec17 Dec18 Dec19
Gross Margin % Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 72.26 75.14 75.59 75.99 77.01

Liberty Latin America Quarterly Data
Sep15 Dec15 Mar16 Jun16 Sep16 Dec16 Mar17 Jun17 Sep17 Dec17 Mar18 Jun18 Sep18 Dec18 Mar19 Jun19 Sep19 Dec19 Mar20 Jun20
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 77.31 77.40 77.79 77.36 78.83

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.


Liberty Latin America Gross Margin % Distribution

* The bar in red indicates where Liberty Latin America's Gross Margin % falls into.



Liberty Latin America Gross Margin % Calculation

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

Liberty Latin America'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 )
=2977.8 / 3867
=(Revenue - Cost of Goods Sold) / Revenue
=(3867 - 889.2) / 3867
=77.01 %

Liberty Latin America's Gross Margin for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2020 is calculated as


Gross Margin % (Q: Jun. 2020 )=Gross Profit (Q: Jun. 2020 ) / Revenue (Q: Jun. 2020 )
=669.2 / 848.9
=(Revenue - Cost of Goods Sold) / Revenue
=(848.9 - 179.7) / 848.9
=78.83 %

* 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.


Liberty Latin America  (NAS:LILA) 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

Liberty Latin America had a gross margin of 78.83% for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2020 => 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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