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Is Thermon Group Holdings Working Hard Enough for You?

Seth Jayson
February 13, 2013

Margins matter. The more Thermon Group Holdings (NYSE: THR  ) keeps of each buck it earns in revenue, the more money it has to invest in growth, fund new strategic plans, or (gasp!) distribute to shareholders. Healthy margins often separate pretenders from the best stocks in the market. That's why we check up on margins at least once a quarter in this series. I'm looking for the absolute numbers, so I can compare them to current and potential competitors, and any trend that may tell me how strong Thermon Group Holdings's competitive position could be.

Here's the current margin snapshot for Thermon Group Holdings over the trailing 12 months: Gross margin is 48.4%, while operating margin is 21.5% and net margin is 9.8%.

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