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Patterson Operating Margin %

: 4.44% (As of Apr. 2022)
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Operating Margin % is calculated as Operating Income divided by its Revenue. Patterson's Operating Income for the three months ended in Apr. 2022 was $73 Mil. Patterson's Revenue for the three months ended in Apr. 2022 was $1,639 Mil. Therefore, Patterson's Operating Margin % for the quarter that ended in Apr. 2022 was 4.44%.

Warning Sign:

Patterson Companies Inc operating margin has been in a 5-year decline. The average rate of decline per year is -11.9%.

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

PDCO' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.87   Med: 4.59   Max: 9.75
Current: 2.42


PDCO's Operating Margin % is ranked worse than
60.24% of 83 companies
in the Medical Distribution industry
Industry Median: 3.21 vs PDCO: 2.42

Patterson's 5-Year Average Operating Margin % Growth Rate was -11.90% per year.

Patterson's Operating Income for the three months ended in Apr. 2022 was $73 Mil. Its Operating Income for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Apr. 2022 was $157 Mil.


Patterson Operating Margin % Historical Data

The historical data trend for Patterson'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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Patterson Annual Data
Trend Apr13 Apr14 Apr15 Apr16 Apr17 Apr18 Apr19 Apr20 Apr21 Apr22
Operating Margin %
Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 4.02 2.47 1.87 3.56 2.42

Patterson Quarterly Data
Jul17 Oct17 Jan18 Apr18 Jul18 Oct18 Jan19 Apr19 Jul19 Oct19 Jan20 Apr20 Jul20 Oct20 Jan21 Apr21 Jul21 Oct21 Jan22 Apr22
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 2.39 -2.45 3.81 3.81 4.44

Competitive Comparison

For the Medical Distribution subindustry, Patterson'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.

   

Patterson Operating Margin % Distribution

For the Medical Distribution industry and Healthcare sector, Patterson's Operating Margin % distribution charts can be found below:

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



Patterson 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.

Patterson's Operating Margin % for the fiscal year that ended in Apr. 2022 is calculated as

Operating Margin %=Operating Income (A: Apr. 2022 ) / Revenue (A: Apr. 2022 )
=157.002 / 6499.405
=2.42 %

Patterson's Operating Margin % for the quarter that ended in Apr. 2022 is calculated as

Operating Margin %=Operating Income (Q: Apr. 2022 ) / Revenue (Q: Apr. 2022 )
=72.838 / 1638.772
=4.44 %

* 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.


Patterson  (NAS:PDCO) 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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Patterson Business Description

Patterson logo
Traded in Other Exchanges
Address
1031 Mendota Heights Road, Saint Paul, MN, USA, 55120
Patterson is a leading dental distributor and wholesaler of consumable products and equipment operating through two business segments, Patterson Dental and Patterson Animal Health. The firm offers dental and veterinary practice management products, including office software products, technical, financial, and educational services, primarily to two highly fragmented market segments throughout the U.S. and Canada. The company began as a dental distributor in 1877 and expanded to become a major supplier of animal health products to vets and production companies through an acquisition of Animal Health International in 2015. Patterson also has a presence in the U.K. animal health market.
Executives
Mckoy Philip director 120 BROADWAY SUITE 200 SANTA MONICA CA 90401
Rogan Timothy E officer: President - Dental 1031 MENDOTA HEIGHTS ROAD ST. PAUL MN 55120
Shirley Eric R officer: President-Patterson Dental 1031 MENDOTA HEIGHTS ROAD ST. PAUL MN 55120
Zurbay Donald officer: Chief Financial Officer C/O ST. JUDE MEDICAL, INC. ONE ST JUDE MEDICAL DRIVE ST. PAUL MN 55117
Malecha Francis Joseph director 9900 WEST 109TH STREET, SUITE 100 OVERLAND PARK KS 66210
Frohning Andrea L. officer: Chief Human Resources Officer 13515 BALLANTYNE CORPORATE PLACE CHARLOTTE NC 28277
Frenzel Robert director 414 NICOLLET MALL MINNEAPOLIS MN 55401
Goedken Dennis W officer: Interim CFO 1031 MENDOTA HEIGHTS ROAD ST. PAUL MN 55120
Walchirk Mark S director, officer: President & CEO 1031 MENDOTA HEIGHTS ROAD ST. PAUL MN 55120
Pohlman Kevin M officer: President - Animal Health 822 7TH STREET, SUITE 740 GREELEY CO 80631
Blanco Alex N director ONE BAXTER PARKWAY DEERFIELD IL 60015
Misiak David G officer: President, Patterson Dental 1031 MENDOTA HEIGHTS ROAD ST. PAUL MN 55120
Baker Kelly A officer: CHRO 1031 MENDOTA HEIGHTS ST. PAUL MN 55120
Korsh Les B officer: VP, General Counsel 1031 MENDOTA HEIGHTS ROAD ST. PAUL MN 55110
Adent John Edward officer: CEO - Subsidiary 822 7TH STREET, SUITE 740 GREELEY CO 80631

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