Gross marginThe difference between the selling price of an item and the purchase or manufacturing cost, expressed as a percentage of the selling price.For example, if it costs a company £6 to manufacture an item and the selling price is £10, the gross margin is:(£10 - £6) / £10 x 100 = 40%When looking at a company's Report and Accounts, the gross margin of the business as a whole is its turnover less the cost of sales, divided by the turnover, multiplied by 100.For example: (£2,000,000 - £1,200,000) / £2,000,000 x 100 = 40%
Operating marginOperating margin
The Turnover of a company (its sales) minus direct costs and overheads.
Contribution marginContribution margin
The difference between variable revenue and variable cost.
Marginal revenue productMarginal revenue product
The additional revenue generated by the extra output from employing one more unit of a factor of production. In a competitive industry this equals the marginal value product, but with imperfect competition it is smaller, due to the implied price reduction. Determines factor prices in competitive factor markets.
Net profit marginNet profit margin
Net income divided by sales; the amount of each sales dollar left over after all expenses have been paid.
Marginal propensity to saveMarginal propensity to save
The fraction of a change in income (or perhaps disposable income) that is saved.
Further SuggestionsProfit margin
Value marginal product
Gross profit margin
marginal tax rate
Margin requirement (options)
Marginal value product
margin of safety
Marginal propensity to consume
Marginal tax rate
Marginal rate of transformation
Buy on margin
Initial margin requirement
Margin of safety
Marginal rate of substitution