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Operating Profit Margin %

What is the definition of Op Mgn %?

Operating profit margin, also known as return on sales (ROS) is the ratio of operating profit (the amount that is left over after the variable costs of production such as wages, and raw materials have been paid) divided by sales. A healthy operating margin is required for a company to be able to pay for its fixed costs, such as interest on debt.


Stockopedia explains Op Mgn %...

A company's operating margin is most meaningfully compared against other companies in its own industry, as they will likely share similar cost structures. It is a good way to compares the quality of a company's activity to its competitors, specifically the company's pricing strategy and operating efficiency.


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