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Google Gross Profit Margin (Quarterly):

59.48% for Sept. 30, 2014

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Sept. 30, 2014 59.48%
June 30, 2014 61.68%
March 31, 2014 61.34%
Dec. 31, 2013 49.44%
Sept. 30, 2013 60.67%
June 30, 2013 60.36%
March 31, 2013 60.34%
Dec. 31, 2012 56.91%
Sept. 30, 2012 55.24%
June 30, 2012 60.39%
March 31, 2012 64.41%
Dec. 31, 2011 65.01%
Sept. 30, 2011 65.25%
June 30, 2011 64.86%
March 31, 2011 65.76%
Dec. 31, 2010 65.09%
Sept. 30, 2010 64.97%
June 30, 2010 63.83%
March 31, 2010 63.81%
Dec. 31, 2009 63.92%
Sept. 30, 2009 62.56%
June 30, 2009 61.83%
March 31, 2009 61.84%
   
Dec. 31, 2008 61.58%
Sept. 30, 2008 60.78%
June 30, 2008 59.99%
March 31, 2008 59.30%
Dec. 31, 2007 59.48%
Sept. 30, 2007 60.71%
June 30, 2007 59.70%
March 31, 2007 59.87%
Dec. 31, 2006 59.97%
Sept. 30, 2006 61.01%
June 30, 2006 59.73%
March 31, 2006 59.88%
Dec. 31, 2005 59.51%
Sept. 30, 2005 58.49%
June 30, 2005 56.87%
March 31, 2005 56.48%
Dec. 31, 2004 56.01%
Sept. 30, 2004 55.07%
June 30, 2004 53.39%
March 31, 2004 51.60%
Dec. 31, 2003
Sept. 30, 2003
June 30, 2003 62.27%

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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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GOOG Gross Profit Margin (Quarterly) Benchmarks

Companies
Twitter 65.63%
Facebook 82.36%
Yahoo! 72.04%

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

Minimum 49.44% Dec 2013
Maximum 65.76% Mar 2011
Average 61.64%

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

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

To find the codes for any of our financial metrics, see our Complete Reference of Metric Codes.

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