Profit TableA 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.
Gross profit marginGross profit margin
Gross profit divided by sales, which is equal to each sales dollar left over after paying for the cost of goods sold.
Pretax earnings or profitsPretax earnings or profits
Net income before federal income taxes are subtracted.
Full with profit endowmentFull with profit endowment
The most expensive endowment plan with the highest guaranteed returns. This type of endowment guarantees an annual growth and also to pay off the full loan at maturity which is the cause of the added expense. It also has built in life cover. The future growth of your investment is assumed to be at a certain rate, which determines the level of your premiums. The portion of your premium that is being invested is pooled with the premiums of other investors. Annual bonuses are added to the maturity value each year and are dependent on the performance of the investment fund. There is a possibility that the bonuses will take the maturity value above the level required to pay back the loan. This would result in a tax-free cash surplus, which you can spend on whatever tickles your fancy.
Gross profitGross profit
Sales minus the cost of goods sold.
Profit takingProfit taking
The selling of shares when the price has risen, in order to crystallise trading profits.
Further Suggestionsgross profit
profit before tax
profit and loss statement (P&L)
Accumulated profits tax
Profit sharing plan
Non profit endowment
net profit before tax (pre tax profit)
Realized profit (or loss)
unitised with profits
Directly Unproductive Profit-Seeking Activities