GURUFOCUS.COM » STOCK LIST » USA » NYSE » Chevron Corp (NYSE:CVX) » Definitions » Operating Margin %
Switch to:

Chevron (NYSE:CVX) Operating Margin %

: 10.96% (As of Dec. 2023)
View and export this data going back to 1983. Start your Free Trial

Operating Margin % is calculated as Operating Income divided by its Revenue. Chevron's Operating Income for the three months ended in Dec. 2023 was $5,363 Mil. Chevron's Revenue for the three months ended in Dec. 2023 was $48,933 Mil. Therefore, Chevron's Operating Margin % for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2023 was 10.96%.

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

CVX' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -6.45   Med: 5.71   Max: 16.95
Current: 13.3


CVX's Operating Margin % is ranked better than
59.55% of 979 companies
in the Oil & Gas industry
Industry Median: 8.4 vs CVX: 13.30

Chevron's 5-Year Average Operating Margin % Growth Rate was 0.00% per year.

Chevron's Operating Income for the three months ended in Dec. 2023 was $5,363 Mil. Its Operating Income for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2023 was $26,185 Mil.


Chevron Operating Margin % Historical Data

The historical data trend for Chevron'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.

* Premium members only.

Chevron Annual Data
Trend Dec14 Dec15 Dec16 Dec17 Dec18 Dec19 Dec20 Dec21 Dec22 Dec23
Operating Margin %
Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 0.07 -6.45 10.40 16.95 13.21

Chevron Quarterly Data
Mar19 Jun19 Sep19 Dec19 Mar20 Jun20 Sep20 Dec20 Mar21 Jun21 Sep21 Dec21 Mar22 Jun22 Sep22 Dec22 Mar23 Jun23 Sep23 Dec23
Operating 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 14.70 15.81 13.38 13.07 10.96

Competitive Comparison

For the Oil & Gas Integrated subindustry, Chevron'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.


Chevron Operating Margin % Distribution

For the Oil & Gas industry and Energy sector, Chevron's Operating Margin % distribution charts can be found below:

* The bar in red indicates where Chevron's Operating Margin % falls into.



Chevron 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.

Chevron'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 )
=26017 / 196913
=13.21 %

Chevron's Operating Margin % for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2023 is calculated as

Operating Margin %=Operating Income (Q: Dec. 2023 ) / Revenue (Q: Dec. 2023 )
=5363 / 48933
=10.96 %

* 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.


Chevron  (NYSE:CVX) 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.


Chevron Operating Margin % Related Terms

Thank you for viewing the detailed overview of Chevron's Operating Margin % provided by GuruFocus.com. Please click on the following links to see related term pages.


Chevron (NYSE:CVX) Business Description

Address
6001 Bollinger Canyon Road, San Ramon, CA, USA, 94583-2324
Chevron is an integrated energy company with exploration, production, and refining operations worldwide. It is the second-largest oil company in the United States with production of 3.0 million of barrels of oil equivalent a day, including 7.7 million cubic feet a day of natural gas and 1.7 million of barrels of liquids a day. Production activities take place in North America, South America, Europe, Africa, Asia, and Australia. Its refineries are in the U.S. and Asia for total refining capacity of 1.8 million barrels of oil a day. Proven reserves at year-end 2022 stood at 11.2 billion barrels of oil equivalent, including 6.1 billion barrels of liquids and 30.9 trillion cubic feet of natural gas.
Executives
Pierre R Breber officer: Vice President and President 6001 BOLLINGER CANYON ROAD, SAN RAMON CA 94583
Jeff B Gustavson officer: Vice President 6001 BOLLINGER CANYON ROAD, SAN RAMON CA 94583
Alana K Knowles officer: VP and Controller 6001 BOLLINGER CANYON ROAD, SAN RAMON CA 94583
Rhonda J Morris officer: Vice President 6001 BOLLINGER CANYON ROAD, SAN RAMON CA 94583
James William Johnson officer: Senior Vice President 5125 DOLIVER DRIVE, HOUSTON TX 77056
Alice P Gast director LEHIGH UNIVERSITY, 27 MEMORIAL DRIVE WEST, BETHLEHEM PA 18015
Michael K Wirth officer: Executive Vice President 6001 BOLLINGER CANYON ROAD, SAN RAMON CA 94583
R. Hewitt Pate officer: VP and General Counsel 6001 BOLLINGER CANYON ROAD, SAN RAMON CA 94583
Andrew Nigel Hearne officer: Executive Vice President 6001 BOLLINGER CANYON ROAD, SAN RAMON CA 94583
Wanda M Austin director 6001 BOLLINGER CANYON ROAD, SAN RAMON CA 94583
Cynthia J Warner director 1925 WEST FIELD COURT, SUITE 200, LAKE FOREST IL 60045
Joseph C Geagea officer: Senior Vice President 6001 BOLLINGER CANYON ROAD, SAN RAMON CA 94583
Enrique Jr Hernandez director INTER-CON SECURITY SYSTEMS, INC., 210 SOUTH DELACEY AVENUE, PASADENA CA 91105
David A Inchausti officer: Vice Pres. and Comptroller 6001 BOLLINGER CANYON ROAD, SAN RAMON CA 94583
Mark A Nelson officer: Vice President 6001 BOLLINGER CANYON ROAD, SAN RAMON CA 94583