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QuestionsCategory: Financials QuadrantVicom Gross Profit
Victor Lee asked 4 years ago

In the case of VICOM, what would the cost of revenue comprise of? Would staff costs count towards cost of revenue or should it be booked under sales and admin?
I did a quick comparison of Gross Profit on and and both gave very different values – 46.17M (yahoo) vs 52.75M (uncle

2 Answers
Victor Chng answered 4 years ago

Hi Victor,
You can use staff costs and materials and consumables as their cost of goods sold.

Victor Lee replied 4 years ago

Thanks Victor :)

James Tay answered 4 years ago

Hi, for Vicom under the P/E investment quadrant section, is there an update for PE graph for 2017 and 2018 ? 
Also how do you produce such graph quickly similar to website that have such historical PE ratio graph of US stocks ? tks

Jieren Zheng replied 4 years ago

It is plotted manually with excel every quarter. SGX is rather backwards compared to US frankly.

James Tay replied 4 years ago

Tks Jieren,

Hi Victor, I see wondering if it is possible for Investment quadrant to include such PE graph beside the Intrinsic value table so that alpha lab subscriber we can quickly refer without having to manually plot it ? tks

Victor Chng replied 4 years ago

Hi James,

Plotting the chart is to find the average PE ratio. Once you got the average PE, you just need to use that figure without plotting the chart. There will not be much change to the average PE in the near term.