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Snowflake Operating Margin %

: -44.69% (As of Apr. 2022)
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Operating Margin % is calculated as Operating Income divided by its Revenue. Snowflake's Operating Income for the three months ended in Apr. 2022 was $-189 Mil. Snowflake's Revenue for the three months ended in Apr. 2022 was $422 Mil. Therefore, Snowflake's Operating Margin % for the quarter that ended in Apr. 2022 was -44.69%.

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

SNOW' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -191.86   Med: -113.57   Max: -49.42
Current: -49.42


SNOW's Operating Margin % is ranked worse than
81.59% of 2651 companies
in the Software industry
Industry Median: 2.99 vs SNOW: -49.42

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

Snowflake's Operating Income for the three months ended in Apr. 2022 was $-189 Mil. Its Operating Income for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Apr. 2022 was $-698 Mil.


Snowflake Operating Margin % Historical Data

The historical data trend for Snowflake'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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Snowflake Annual Data
Trend Jan19 Jan20 Jan21 Jan22
Operating Margin %
-191.86 -135.26 -91.87 -58.64

Snowflake Quarterly Data
Jan19 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 -89.81 -73.53 -47.03 -39.61 -44.69

Competitive Comparison

For the Software - Application subindustry, Snowflake'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.

   

Snowflake Operating Margin % Distribution

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

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



Snowflake 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.

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

Operating Margin %=Operating Income (A: Jan. 2022 ) / Revenue (A: Jan. 2022 )
=-715.036 / 1219.327
=-58.64 %

Snowflake'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 )
=-188.766 / 422.371
=-44.69 %

* 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.


Snowflake  (NYSE:SNOW) 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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Snowflake Business Description

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Address
450 Concar Drive, San Mateo, CA, USA, 94402
Founded in 2012, Snowflake is a data lake, warehousing, and sharing company that came public in 2020. To date, the company has over 3,000 customers including nearly 30% of the Fortune 500 as its customers. Snowflake's data lake stores unstructured and semistructured data that can then be used in analytics to create insights stored in its data warehouse. Snowflake's data sharing capability allows enterprises to easily buy and ingest data almost instantaneously compared with a traditionally months-long process. Overall, the company is known for the fact that all of its data solutions that can be hosted on various public clouds.
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