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ServiceNow Operating Margin %

: 1.26% (As of Jun. 2022)
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Operating Margin % is calculated as Operating Income divided by its Revenue. ServiceNow's Operating Income for the three months ended in Jun. 2022 was $22 Mil. ServiceNow's Revenue for the three months ended in Jun. 2022 was $1,752 Mil. Therefore, ServiceNow's Operating Margin % for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2022 was 1.26%.

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

NOW' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -22.24   Med: -5.71   Max: 4.4
Current: 3.3


NOW's Operating Margin % is ranked better than
50.64% of 2648 companies
in the Software industry
Industry Median: 3.01 vs NOW: 3.30

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

ServiceNow's Operating Income for the three months ended in Jun. 2022 was $22 Mil. Its Operating Income for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jun. 2022 was $218 Mil.


ServiceNow Operating Margin % Historical Data

The historical data trend for ServiceNow'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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ServiceNow Annual Data
Trend Dec12 Dec13 Dec14 Dec15 Dec16 Dec17 Dec18 Dec19 Dec20 Dec21
Operating Margin %
Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only -3.36 -1.63 1.21 4.40 4.36

ServiceNow Quarterly Data
Sep17 Dec17 Mar18 Jun18 Sep18 Dec18 Mar19 Jun19 Sep19 Dec19 Mar20 Jun20 Sep20 Dec20 Mar21 Jun21 Sep21 Dec21 Mar22 Jun22
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 3.62 4.89 2.17 5.05 1.26

Competitive Comparison

For the Software - Application subindustry, ServiceNow'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.

   

ServiceNow Operating Margin % Distribution

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

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



ServiceNow 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.

ServiceNow's Operating Margin % for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2021 is calculated as

Operating Margin %=Operating Income (A: Dec. 2021 ) / Revenue (A: Dec. 2021 )
=257 / 5896
=4.36 %

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

Operating Margin %=Operating Income (Q: Jun. 2022 ) / Revenue (Q: Jun. 2022 )
=22 / 1752
=1.26 %

* 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.


ServiceNow  (NYSE:NOW) 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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ServiceNow Business Description

ServiceNow logo
Address
2225 Lawson Lane, Santa Clara, CA, USA, 95054
ServiceNow Inc provides software solutions to structure and automate various business processes via a SaaS delivery model. The company primarily focuses on the IT function for enterprise customers. ServiceNow began with IT service management (ITSM), expanded within the IT function, and more recently directed its workflow automation logic to functional areas beyond IT, notably customer service, HR service delivery, and security operations. ServiceNow also offers an application development platform as a service (PaaS).
Executives
Caimi Lara officer: Chief Customer & Partner Ofc C/O CONFLUENT, INC. 899 W EVELYN AVENUE MOUNTAIN VIEW CA 94041
Bedi Christopher officer: Chief Information Officer 2225 LAWSON LANE SANTA CLARA CA 95054
Smith Paul John officer: Chief Commercial Officer 2225 LAWSON LANE SANTA CLARA CA 95054
Mcbride Kevin Thomas officer: Principal Accounting Officer 2200 MISSION COLLEGE BLVD SANTA CLARA CA 95054
Tzitzon Nicholas officer: Chief Strat & Corp Affairs Ofc 2225 LAWSON LANE SANTA CLARA CA 95054
Rathnam Sukumar director 2225 LAWSON LANE SANTA CLARA CA 95054
Canney Jacqueline P officer: Chief People Officer 702 SW 8TH STREET BENTONVILLE AR 72716
Quinlan Larry director 2225 LAWSON LANE SANTA CLARA CA 95054
Toledano Gabrielle B officer: Chief Talent Officer 209 REDWOOD SHORES PARKWAY REDWOOD CITY CA 94065
Jackson Lawrence director 2225 LAWSON LANE SANTA CLARA CA 95054
Haverty Kevin officer: Chief Revenue Officer 2225 LAWSON LANE SANTA CLARA CA 95054
Mastantuono Gina officer: Chief Financial Officer 237 PARK AVENUE 14TH FLOOR NEW YORK NY 10017
Mcdermott William R director, officer: President & CEO C/O UNDER ARMOUR, INC. 1020 HULL STREET, 3RD FLOOR BALTIMORE MD 21230
Goon Fay Sien officer: Principal Accounting Officer 2225 LAWSON LANE SANTA CLARA CA 95054
Briggs Teresa director 2225 LAWSON LANE SANTA CLARA CA 95054

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