Definition of Profit margin

1. Noun. The ratio gross profits divided by net sales.

Exact synonyms: Gross Margin, Margin Of Profit
Generic synonyms: Ratio



Definition of Profit margin

1. Noun. The ratio of net income to net sales of a company expressed as a percentage. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Profit Margin

profilins
profilist
profilometer
profilometers
profilometric
profilometries
profilometry
profinite
profit
profit-and-loss statement
profit-maximising
profit-maximizing
profit-taking
profit and loss
profit and loss account
profit margin (current term)
profit margins
profit monger
profit sharing
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profit taking
profit takings
profit warning
profit warnings
profitabilities
profitability
profitable
profitableness
profitablest
profitably

Literary usage of Profit margin

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1. Oecd Economic Surveys: Spain by Oecd (2007)
"Productivity and profit margin in the distribution sector A. Productivity growth in the distribution sector Average growth 1991 (or earliest year) to 2003 ..."

2. Patriotic Essays by Elroy Headley (1917)
"THE profit margin THE principles of good business are always new, yet old as the dealings of men with men. In business there is no new thing under the sun, ..."

3. Defense Policy in the Reagan Administration edited by William P. Snyder, James Brown (1997)
"The higher the costs, the more profit dollars next year, since the profit margin (percent) tends to remain about the same from year to year. ..."

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