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Ferguson Profitability Rank

: 7 (As of Apr. 2022)
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Ferguson has the Profitability Rank of 7.

GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company's business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin %
2. Piotroski F-Score
3. Trend of the Operating Margin % (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
4. Consistency of the profitability
5. Predictability Rank

Ferguson's Operating Margin % for the quarter that ended in Apr. 2022 was 9.77%. As of today, Ferguson's Piotroski F-Score is 9999.


Competitive Comparison

For the Industrial Distribution subindustry, Ferguson's Profitability Rank, along with its competitors' market caps and Profitability Rank 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.

   

Ferguson Profitability Rank Distribution

For the Industrial Distribution industry and Industrials sector, Ferguson's Profitability Rank distribution charts can be found below:

* The bar in red indicates where Ferguson's Profitability Rank falls into.



Ferguson Profitability Rank Calculation

GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company's business will stay that way.

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Ferguson has the Profitability Rank of 7.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability Rank is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin %

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.

Ferguson'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 )
=712 / 7284
=9.77 %

* 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.

2. Piotroski F-Score

The zones of discrimination were as such:

Good or high score = 8 or 9
Bad or low score = 0 or 1

Ferguson has an F-score of 9999. It is a bad or low score, which usually implies poor business operation.

3. Trend of the Operating Margin % (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.

Good Sign:

Ferguson PLC operating margin is expanding. Margin expansion is usually a good sign.

4. Consistency of the profitability

5. Predictability Rank


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Ferguson Business Description

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Traded in Other Exchanges
Address
1020 Eskdale Road, Winnersh Triangle, Wokingham, Berkshire, GBR, RG41 5TS
Ferguson distributes plumbing and HVAC products primarily to repair, maintenance, and improvement, new construction, and civil infrastructure markets. It serves over 1 million customers and sources products from 34,000 suppliers. Ferguson engages customers through approximately 1,600 North American branches, over the phone, online, and in residential showrooms. In fiscal 2021, Ferguson derived 94% of its nearly $23 billion of sales in the U.S. According to Modern Distribution Management, Ferguson is the largest industrial and construction distributor in North America. The firm sold its U.K. business in 2021 and is now solely focused on the North American market.

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