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Shopify (NYSE:SHOP) Gross Margin %

: 48.48% (As of Sep. 2022)
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Gross Margin % is calculated as gross profit divided by its revenue. Shopify's Gross Profit for the three months ended in Sep. 2022 was $662 Mil. Shopify's Revenue for the three months ended in Sep. 2022 was $1,366 Mil. Therefore, Shopify's Gross Margin % for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2022 was 48.48%.


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

SHOP' s Gross Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 50.49   Med: 55.37   Max: 79.86
Current: 50.49


During the past 10 years, the highest Gross Margin % of Shopify was 79.86%. The lowest was 50.49%. And the median was 55.37%.

SHOP's Gross Margin % is ranked better than
57.37% of 2505 companies
in the Software industry
Industry Median: 43.44 vs SHOP: 50.49

Shopify had a gross margin of 48.48% for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2022 => Durable competitive advantage

The 5-Year average Growth Rate of Gross Margin for Shopify was -0.60% per year.


Shopify Gross Margin % Historical Data

The historical data trend for Shopify'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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Shopify 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 56.48 55.56 54.85 52.62 53.80

Shopify Quarterly Data
Dec17 Mar18 Jun18 Sep18 Dec18 Mar19 Jun19 Sep19 Dec19 Mar20 Jun20 Sep20 Dec20 Mar21 Jun21 Sep21 Dec21 Mar22 Jun22 Sep22
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 54.19 50.19 52.98 50.63 48.48

Competitive Comparison

For the Software - Application subindustry, Shopify'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.

   

Shopify Gross Margin % Distribution

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

* The bar in red indicates where Shopify's Gross Margin % falls in comparison to its industry or sector. The grey bar indicates the Gross Margin %'s extreme value range as defined by GuruFocus.



Shopify Gross Margin % Calculation

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

Shopify'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 )
=2481.1 / 4611.856
=(Revenue - Cost of Goods Sold) / Revenue
=(4611.856 - 2130.712) / 4611.856
=53.80 %

Shopify's Gross Margin for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2022 is calculated as


Gross Margin % (Q: Sep. 2022 )=Gross Profit (Q: Sep. 2022 ) / Revenue (Q: Sep. 2022 )
=662.3 / 1366.2
=(Revenue - Cost of Goods Sold) / Revenue
=(1366.2 - 703.868) / 1366.2
=48.48 %

* 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.


Shopify  (NYSE:SHOP) 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

Shopify had a gross margin of 48.48% for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2022 => 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.


Shopify Gross Margin % Related Terms

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Shopify (NYSE:SHOP) Business Description

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Traded in Other Exchanges
Address
151 O'Connor Street, Ground Floor, Ottawa, ON, CAN, K2P2L8
Shopify offers an e-commerce platform primarily to small and midsize businesses. The firm has two segments: subscription solutions (43% of fiscal 2018 revenue) and merchant solutions (57% of fiscal 2018 revenue). The subscription solutions segment allows Shopify merchants to conduct e-commerce on a variety of platforms, including the company's website, physical stores, pop-up stores, kiosks, social networks (Facebook), and Amazon. Merchant solutions are add-on products for the platform that facilitate e-commerce and include Shopify Payments, Shopify Shipping, and Shopify Capital.

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