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General Motors Gross Profit Margin (Quarterly):

7.24% for June 30, 2014

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June 30, 2014 7.24%
March 31, 2014 6.43%
Dec. 31, 2013 10.56%
Sept. 30, 2013 13.32%
June 30, 2013 11.97%
March 31, 2013 10.60%
Dec. 31, 2012 -7.60%
Sept. 30, 2012 12.06%
June 30, 2012 12.41%
March 31, 2012 12.19%
   
Dec. 31, 2011 12.09%
Sept. 30, 2011 13.00%
June 30, 2011 13.70%
March 31, 2011 12.00%
Dec. 31, 2010 10.06%
Sept. 30, 2010 13.13%
June 30, 2010 13.76%
March 31, 2010 12.46%
Dec. 31, 2009 -1.55%
Sept. 30, 2009 5.27%

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About Gross Profit Margin

A gross profit margin is the difference between sales and the cost of goods sold divided by revenue. This represents the percentage of each dollar of a company's revenue available after accounting for cost of goods sold.

If a company produces phones and earns $32 million in sales but pays $24 million for the items sold, then the company's gross profit margin would be ($32M - $24M) / $32M = 25 percent.

Cutting costs result in higher gross profit margins. If a company sells phones for 500 dollars and the cost of the producing the phone is $250, the current gross profit margin is 50 percent ((500-250)/500). If the company is able to reduce production costs from $250 to $200, the gross profit margin is 60 percent ((500-200)/500).

Note : Profit margins are very dependent on sector. Companies that sell bland potato chips may not have very high margins, but will sell a sizable quantity of potato chips. A company that sells consulting services will likely have higher profit margins, but sell lower quantities.
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GM Gross Profit Margin (Quarterly) Benchmarks

Companies
Ford Motor 14.37%
Toyota Motor 20.27%
Honda Motor 25.10%

GM Gross Profit Margin (Quarterly) Range, Past 5 Years

Minimum -7.60% Dec 2012
Maximum 13.76% Jun 2010
Average 9.66%

GM Gross Profit Margin (Quarterly) Excel Add-In Codes

  • Metric Code: gross_profit_margin
  • Latest data point: =YCP("GM", "gross_profit_margin")
  • Last 5 data points: =YCS("GM", "gross_profit_margin", -4)

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