Gross profitThe difference between (i) turnover and (ii) the cost of making a product or providing a service, before taking into account overheads, salaries and wages, and interest payments.The logical step after calculating gross profit is to go on to calculate the gross profit margin, which is the gross profit as a percentage of turnover.Example: a company has turnover of £10m and the cost of providing its service is £5mits gross profit is £5mits gross profit margin is £5m / £10m x 100 = 50%
Gross profitSales minus the cost of goods sold.
Profit forecastProfit forecast
A prediction of future profits of a company, which may affect investment decisions.
Profit TableProfit Table
A table of results of a particular strategy at some point in time. This is usually a tabular compilation of the data drawn on a profit graph. See also Profit Graph.
Realized profit (or loss)Realized profit (or loss)
A capital gain or loss on securities held in a portfolio that has become actual by the sale or other type of surrender of one or many securities.
Operating profit marginOperating profit margin
The ratio of operating profit to net sales.
Profit marginProfit margin
The difference between what it costs to produce a product or service and the selling price.
Further SuggestionsProfit sharing plan
profit before tax
Directly Unproductive Profit-Seeking Activities
Pretax earnings or profits
Net profit margin
Excess profits tax
Non profit endowment
Gross profit margin
profit sharing scheme
Risk adjusted profitability
Not for profit