### Pandora Media (P)

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# Pandora Media Gross Profit Margin (Quarterly):

44.89% for Oct. 31, 2013

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## Pandora Media Historical Gross Profit Margin (Quarterly) Data

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Oct. 31, 2013 44.89%
July 31, 2013 40.95%
April 30, 2013 26.20%
Jan. 31, 2013 31.29%
Oct. 31, 2012 38.29%
July 31, 2012 32.82%
April 30, 2012 22.34%
Jan. 31, 2012 32.56%

Oct. 31, 2011 41.45%
July 31, 2011 41.49%
April 30, 2011 91.46%
Jan. 31, 2011 -53.10%
Oct. 31, 2010 91.82%
July 31, 2010 91.88%
April 30, 2010 88.93%
Jan. 31, 2010 91.26%

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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.