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Dover Gross Margin %

: 38.01% (As of Jun. 2021)
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Gross Margin % is calculated as gross profit divided by its revenue. Dover's Gross Profit for the three months ended in Jun. 2021 was $772 Mil. Dover's Revenue for the three months ended in Jun. 2021 was $2,032 Mil. Therefore, Dover's Gross Margin % for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2021 was 38.01%.


NYSE:DOV' s Gross Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 36.61   Med: 37.05   Max: 38.93
Current: 37.75

36.61
38.93

During the past 13 years, the highest Gross Margin % of Dover was 38.93%. The lowest was 36.61%. And the median was 37.05%.

NYSE:DOV's Gross Margin % is ranked higher than
75% of the 2568 Companies
in the Industrial Products industry.

( Industry Median: 27.16 vs. NYSE:DOV: 37.75 )

Dover had a gross margin of 38.01% for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2021 => Competition eroding margins

The 5-Year average Growth Rate of Gross Margin for Dover was 0.00% per year.


Dover Gross Margin % Historical Data

* 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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Dover 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 36.86 37.08 36.61 36.73 37.02

Dover 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 36.79 37.68 36.59 38.63 38.01

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. Note that "N/A" values will not show up in the chart.
   

Dover Gross Margin % Distribution

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



Dover Gross Margin % Calculation

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

Dover'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 )
=2474 / 6683.76
=(Revenue - Cost of Goods Sold) / Revenue
=(6683.76 - 4209.741) / 6683.76
=37.02 %

Dover'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 )
=772.2 / 2031.676
=(Revenue - Cost of Goods Sold) / Revenue
=(2031.676 - 1259.504) / 2031.676
=38.01 %

* 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.


Dover  (NYSE:DOV) 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

Dover had a gross margin of 38.01% 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.


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