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Alphabet(Google) (GOOG) Operating Margin % : 32.36% (As of Jun. 2024)


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What is Alphabet(Google) Operating Margin %?

Operating Margin % is calculated as Operating Income divided by its Revenue. Alphabet(Google)'s Operating Income for the three months ended in Jun. 2024 was $27,425 Mil. Alphabet(Google)'s Revenue for the three months ended in Jun. 2024 was $84,742 Mil. Therefore, Alphabet(Google)'s Operating Margin % for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2024 was 32.36%.

Good Sign:

Alphabet Inc operating margin is expanding. Margin expansion is usually a good sign.

The historical rank and industry rank for Alphabet(Google)'s Operating Margin % or its related term are showing as below:

GOOG' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 22.2   Med: 25.95   Max: 30.55
Current: 29.03


GOOG's Operating Margin % is ranked better than
90.85% of 579 companies
in the Interactive Media industry
Industry Median: 0.61 vs GOOG: 29.03

Alphabet(Google)'s 5-Year Average Operating Margin % Growth Rate was 4.50% per year.

Alphabet(Google)'s Operating Income for the three months ended in Jun. 2024 was $27,425 Mil. Its Operating Income for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jun. 2024 was $97,937 Mil.


Alphabet(Google) Operating Margin % Historical Data

The historical data trend for Alphabet(Google)'s Operating 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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Alphabet(Google) Operating Margin % Chart

Alphabet(Google) Annual Data
Trend Dec14 Dec15 Dec16 Dec17 Dec18 Dec19 Dec20 Dec21 Dec22 Dec23
Operating Margin %
Get a 7-Day Free Trial Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 22.20 22.59 30.55 26.46 27.42

Alphabet(Google) Quarterly Data
Sep19 Dec19 Mar20 Jun20 Sep20 Dec20 Mar21 Jun21 Sep21 Dec21 Mar22 Jun22 Sep22 Dec22 Mar23 Jun23 Sep23 Dec23 Mar24 Jun24
Operating Margin % Get a 7-Day Free Trial 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 29.27 27.83 27.46 31.63 32.36

Competitive Comparison of Alphabet(Google)'s Operating Margin %

For the Internet Content & Information subindustry, Alphabet(Google)'s Operating Margin %, along with its competitors' market caps and Operating 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.


Alphabet(Google)'s Operating Margin % Distribution in the Interactive Media Industry

For the Interactive Media industry and Communication Services sector, Alphabet(Google)'s Operating Margin % distribution charts can be found below:

* The bar in red indicates where Alphabet(Google)'s Operating Margin % falls into.



Alphabet(Google) Operating Margin % Calculation

Operating Margin % - also known as operating income margin, operating profit margin and return on sales (ROS) - is the ratio of Operating Income divided by net sales or Revenue, usually presented in percent.

Alphabet(Google)'s Operating Margin % for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2023 is calculated as

Operating Margin %=Operating Income (A: Dec. 2023 ) / Revenue (A: Dec. 2023 )
=84293 / 307394
=27.42 %

Alphabet(Google)'s Operating Margin % for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2024 is calculated as

Operating Margin %=Operating Income (Q: Jun. 2024 ) / Revenue (Q: Jun. 2024 )
=27425 / 84742
=32.36 %

* 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.


Alphabet(Google)  (NAS:GOOG) Operating Margin % Explanation

Just like Gross Margin %, it is important to see a company maintains its operating margin over time. Among the same industry, a company with higher operating margin is more efficient in its operation. It is also more stable during industry slowdown or recessions. Peter Lynch prefers those with higher margins than those with lower margins.


Be Aware

Operating Margin % can be manipulated by adjusting the rate of depreciation, depletion and amortization (DDA).

If a company is facing competition, its Operating Margin % may decline. Often the Operating Margin % declines well before the company's Revenue or even profit decline. Therefore, Operating Margin % is a very important indicator of whether the company is facing problems.

For instance, by 2012, Nokia (NOK)'s problems were well known and its stock had lost more than 90% of its market value since 2007. But Nokia’s Operating Margin % had already been in decline since 2002, although its Earnings per Share (Diluted) were still rising. Investors who paid attention to Operating Margin % would have avoided this huge loss. The same can be said for Research-in-Motion (RIMM).

Therefore, Operating Margin % is a very important screening filter for GuruFocus. GuruFocus's Buffett-Munger screener requires that the profit margin is either consistent or expanding. The Model Portfolio of the Buffett-Munger screener has outperformed the market every year since inception in 2009.


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Alphabet(Google) (GOOG) Business Description

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1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA, USA, 94043
Alphabet is a holding company. Internet media giant Google is a wholly owned subsidiary. Google generates 99% of Alphabet revenue, of which more than 85% is from online ads. Google's other revenue is from sales of apps and content on Google Play and YouTube, as well as cloud service fees and other licensing revenue. Sales of hardware such as Chromebooks, the Pixel smartphone, and smart home products, which include Nest and Google Home, also contribute to other revenue. Alphabet's moonshot investments are in its other bets segment, where it bets on technology to enhance health (Verily), provide faster internet access (Google Fiber), enable self-driving cars (Waymo), and more.
Executives
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