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Viasat Gross Margin %

: 31.72% (As of Jun. 2021)
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Gross Margin % is calculated as gross profit divided by its revenue. Viasat's Gross Profit for the three months ended in Jun. 2021 was $211 Mil. Viasat's Revenue for the three months ended in Jun. 2021 was $665 Mil. Therefore, Viasat's Gross Margin % for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2021 was 31.72%.


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

NAS:VSAT' s Gross Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 24.25   Med: 30   Max: 32.73
Current: 31.7

24.25
32.73

During the past 13 years, the highest Gross Margin % of Viasat was 32.73%. The lowest was 24.25%. And the median was 30.00%.

NAS:VSAT's Gross Margin % is ranked lower than
73% of the 500 Companies
in the Hardware industry.

( Industry Median: 35.82 vs. NAS:VSAT: 31.70 )

Viasat had a gross margin of 31.72% for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2021 => Competition eroding margins

The 5-Year average Growth Rate of Gross Margin for Viasat was -1.00% per year.


Viasat Gross Margin % Historical Data

The historical data trend for Viasat'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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Viasat Annual Data
Trend Mar12 Mar13 Mar14 Mar15 Mar16 Mar17 Mar18 Mar19 Mar20 Mar21
Gross Margin %
Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 32.73 29.71 25.65 30.29 30.66

Viasat 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 27.32 30.12 32.02 32.84 31.72

Competitive Comparison

For the Communication Equipment subindustry, Viasat'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.

   

Viasat Gross Margin % Distribution

For the Hardware industry and Technology sector, Viasat's Gross Margin % distribution charts can be found below:

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



Viasat Gross Margin % Calculation

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

Viasat's Gross Margin for the fiscal year that ended in Mar. 2021 is calculated as

Gross Margin % (A: Mar. 2021 )=Gross Profit (A: Mar. 2021 ) / Revenue (A: Mar. 2021 )
=691.8 / 2256.107
=(Revenue - Cost of Goods Sold) / Revenue
=(2256.107 - 1564.284) / 2256.107
=30.66 %

Viasat'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 )
=210.9 / 664.86
=(Revenue - Cost of Goods Sold) / Revenue
=(664.86 - 453.976) / 664.86
=31.72 %

* 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.


Viasat  (NAS:VSAT) 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

Viasat had a gross margin of 31.72% for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2021 => 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.


Viasat Gross Margin % Related Terms

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Viasat Business Description

Viasat logo
Industry
Technology » Hardware NAICS : 334220 SIC : 3663
Traded in Other Exchanges
Address
6155 El Camino Real, Carlsbad, CA, USA, 92009
Viasat Inc provides bandwidth technologies and services in three segments: satellite services, which provides satellite-based high-speed broadband services to consumers, enterprises, and commercial airlines; commercial networks, which develops end-to-end communication and connectivity systems; and government systems, which produces network-centric Internet Protocol-based secure government communication systems. A large majority of the firm's revenue is generated in the United States, with the rest coming from the Americas, Europe, Middle East, Africa, and Asia-Pacific.
Executives
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