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From: "Spehro Pefhany"
Subject: Re: Examples Of Common MCU's In Consumer Electronics?
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Date: Wed, 11 Sep 2002 22:36:55 GMT
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In sci.electronics.design Joseph Legris wrote:
> The ones that do, get moved offshore, except cars and washing machines.
> I wonder what their profit margins are?
Keeping this on topic, sortof:
(the companies are Microchip, Electrolux (US appliances), Apple (they make
a product comparable to a PC), and Vtech (HK based consumer electronics)).
MCHP Sales: $159 million (quarter ending June 2)
Cost of goods sold: $49 million
Gross profit margin: 70%
Net profit margin: 14%
ELUX Sales: $4 billion (quarter ending June 2)
Cost of goods sold: $3 billion
Gross profit margin: 26%
Net profit margin: 5%
AAPL Sales: $1.4 bn. (quarter ending June 2)
Cost of goods sold: $1.0 bn.
Gross profit margin: 29.3%
Net profit margin: 2.2%
VTKHY ADR Sales: 960 million (year ending Mar 2)
Cost of goods sold: 671 million
Gross profit margin: 30.1%
Net profit margin: 1.2%
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