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Viasat (NAS:VSAT) Operating Margin %

: -3.89% (As of Dec. 2023)
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Operating Margin % is calculated as Operating Income divided by its Revenue. Viasat's Operating Income for the three months ended in Dec. 2023 was $-44 Mil. Viasat's Revenue for the three months ended in Dec. 2023 was $1,129 Mil. Therefore, Viasat's Operating Margin % for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2023 was -3.89%.

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

VSAT' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -25.34   Med: -1.08   Max: 6.01
Current: -25.34


VSAT's Operating Margin % is ranked worse than
88.99% of 2462 companies
in the Hardware industry
Industry Median: 3.64 vs VSAT: -25.34

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

Viasat's Operating Income for the three months ended in Dec. 2023 was $-44 Mil. Its Operating Income for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2023 was $-963 Mil.

Warning Sign:

Viasat Inc had lost money in 83% of the time over the past 12quarters.


Viasat Operating Margin % Historical Data

The historical data trend for Viasat'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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Viasat Annual Data
Trend Mar14 Mar15 Mar16 Mar17 Mar18 Mar19 Mar20 Mar21 Mar22 Mar23
Operating Margin %
Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only -2.93 1.66 -2.39 -4.68 -6.10

Viasat 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 -4.81 -10.91 -5.32 -65.66 -3.89

Competitive Comparison

For the Communication Equipment subindustry, Viasat'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.


Viasat Operating Margin % Distribution

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

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



Viasat 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.

Viasat's Operating Margin % for the fiscal year that ended in Mar. 2023 is calculated as

Operating Margin %=Operating Income (A: Mar. 2023 ) / Revenue (A: Mar. 2023 )
=-155.956 / 2556.158
=-6.10 %

Viasat'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 )
=-43.918 / 1128.539
=-3.89 %

* 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.


Viasat  (NAS:VSAT) 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).

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Viasat (NAS:VSAT) Business Description

Traded in Other Exchanges
Address
6155 El Camino Real, Carlsbad, CA, USA, 92009
Viasat Inc provides bandwidth technologies and services in three segments: satellite services, which provides satellite-based high-speed broadband services to consumers, enterprises, and commercial airlines; commercial networks, which develops end-to-end communication and connectivity systems; and government systems, which produces network-centric Internet Protocol-based secure government communication systems. A large majority of the firm's revenue is generated in the United States, with the rest coming from the Americas, Europe, Middle East, Africa, and Asia-Pacific.
Executives
Craig Andrew Miller officer: Pres. Government Systems C/O VIASAT, INC., 6155 EL CAMINO REAL, CARLSBAD CA 92009
Keven K Lippert officer: Vice President General Counsel 6155 EL CAMINO REAL, CARLSBAD CA 92009
Benjamin Edward Palmer officer: President, Maritime C/O VIASAT, INC., 6155 EL CAMINO REAL, CARLSBAD CA 92009
Richard A Baldridge officer: Chief Operating Officer 6155 EL CAMINO REAL, CARLSBAD CA 92009
James Michael Dodd officer: President, Global Mobile 6155 EL CAMINO REAL, CARLSBAD CA 92009
Warburg Pincus (europa) Global Growth (cayman), L.p. 10 percent owner C/O WARBURG PINCUS LLC, 450 LEXINGTON AVENUE, NEW YORK NY 10017
Warburg Pincus Llc 10 percent owner 450 LEXINGTON AVENUE, NEW YORK NY 10017
Mark Nieuwendijk 10 percent owner C/O PRETZEL LOGIC BV, WILHELMINALAAN 30, ZEIST P7 3701BL
Luxtopholding Sarl Triton 10 percent owner 1-3 BOULEVARD DE LA FOIRE, LUXEMBOURG N4 L-1528
Logic Bv Pretzel 10 percent owner WILHELMINALAAN 30, ZEIST P7 3701BL
Apax Ix Gp Co. Ltd 10 percent owner THIRD FLOOR, ROYAL BANK PLACE, 1 GLATEGNY ESPLANADE, ST PETER PORT Y7 GY5 7FS
Warburg Pincus (cayman) Global Growth Gp Llc 10 percent owner C/O WARBURG PINCUS LLC, 450 LEXINGTON AVENUE, NEW YORK NY 10017
Warburg Pincus (cayman) Global Growth Gp, L.p. 10 percent owner C/O WARBURG PINCUS LLC, 450 LEXINGTON AVENUE, NEW YORK NY 10017
Andrew Sukawaty director C/O VIASAT, INC., 6155 EL CAMINO REAL, CARLSBAD CA 92009
Cpp Investment Board Private Holdings (4) Inc. 10 percent owner 1 QUEEN STREET EAST, SUITE 2500, TORONTO A6 M5C 2W5