Waters Corporation Gross Margin

Gross Margin of WAT for past 10 years: annual, quarterly and twelve month trailing (TTM) including Gross Margin growth rates and interactive chart. Gross profit margin shows the percentage of revenue that exceeds a company's costs of goods sold. It illustrates how well a company is generating revenue from the costs involved in producing their products and services. The higher the margin, the more effective the company's management is in generating revenue for each dollar of cost. Gross profit margin is calculated by subtracting the cost of goods sold from total revenue for the period and dividing that number by revenue. If a company has $200 million in revenue and $80 million in cost of goods sold, the gross margin is 60%.

Highlights and Quick Summary

  • Gross Margin for the quarter ending December 30, 2020 was 59.25% (a 6.14% increase compared to previous quarter)
  • Year-over-year quarterly Gross Margin increased by 8.34%
  • Annual Gross Margin for 2020 was 57.44% (a -0.97% decrease from previous year)
  • Annual Gross Margin for 2019 was 58.0% (a -1.66% decrease from previous year)
  • Annual Gross Margin for 2018 was 58.98% (a -0.02% decrease from previous year)
  • Twelve month Gross Margin ending December 30, 2020 was 57.44% (a 0.65% increase compared to previous quarter)
  • Twelve month trailing Gross Margin decreased by -0.23% year-over-year
Trailing Gross Margin for the last four month:
30 Dec '20 29 Sep '20 29 Jun '20 30 Mar '20
57.44% 57.07% 57.7% 57.57%
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Historical Gross Margin of Waters Corporation

Most recent Gross Marginof WAT including historical data for past 10 years.

Interactive Chart of Gross Margin of Waters Corporation

Waters Corporation Gross Margin for the past 10 Years (both Annual and Quarterly)

Year Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Fiscal Year
2020 59.25% 55.82% 59.01% 54.69% 57.44%
2019 58.25% 58.24% 58.35% 56.99% 58.0%
2018 59.88% 58.28% 59.22% 58.28% 58.98%
2017 60.65% 58.29% 58.87% 57.61% 58.99%
2016 59.99% 58.56% 58.93% 57.67% 58.87%
2015 59.44% 58.69% 57.81% 58.9% 58.74%
2014 60.07% 59.0% 58.1% 56.4% 58.53%
2013 59.5% 58.11% 58.25% 59.43% 58.86%
2012 60.07% 59.4% 60.29% 60.21% 59.99%
2011 60.83% 60.33% 60.66% 60.28% 60.54%
2010 60.86% 59.36% 60.33% 60.25%

Business Profile of Waters Corporation

Sector: Healthcare
Industry: Diagnostics & Research
Waters Corporation, a specialty measurement company, provides analytical workflow solutions in Asia, the Americas, and Europe. It operates through two segments, Waters and TA. The company designs, manufactures, sells, and services high and ultra-performance liquid chromatography, as well as mass spectrometry (MS) technology systems and support products, including chromatography columns, other consumable products, and post-warranty service plans. It also designs, manufactures, sells, and services thermal analysis, rheometry, and calorimetry instruments; and develops and supplies software-based products that interface with its instruments, as well as other manufacturers' instruments. Its MS technology instruments are used in drug discovery and development comprising clinical trial testing, the analysis of proteins in disease processes, nutritional safety analysis, and environmental testing. The company's offers thermal analysis, rheometry, and calorimetry instruments for use in predicting the suitability and stability of fine chemicals, pharmaceuticals, water, polymers, metals, and viscous liquids for various industrial, consumer good, and healthcare products, as well as for life science research. Its products are used by pharmaceutical, biochemical, industrial, nutritional safety, environmental, academic, and governmental customers working in research and development, quality assurance, and other laboratory applications. Waters Corporation was founded in 1958 and is headquartered in Milford, Massachusetts.