gross profit

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n gross profit (finance) the net sales minus the cost of goods and services sold
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Usage

In literature:

Thus there is an annual gross profit of ten per cent on the value of the permanent investment.
"The Bontoc Igorot" by Albert Ernest Jenks
Suppose 10 per cent to be the gross profit that is necessary to attract capital to the particular industry.
"Supply and Demand" by Hubert D. Henderson
The Anatolia Railway Company has large profits with a gross revenue of 25,737,995 marks.
"Crescent and Iron Cross" by E. F. Benson
This will tell out a gross divisible profit of upwards of L25,000.
"The Journal of Sir Walter Scott" by Walter Scott
This meant a gross profit of about 250 per cent.
"Trees, Fruits and Flowers of Minnesota, 1916" by Various
Gross profit on capital, 35 per cent 17 per cent.
"The Continental Monthly, Vol. 5, No. 5, May, 1864" by Various
Therein unlawful combinations and unnatural restrictions are essential if those engaged would show a gross profit of even fifteen per cent.
"Frenzied Finance" by Thomas W. Lawson
The gross profit on this 2s.
"Report of the Committee of Inquiry into the Various Aspects of the Problem of Abortion in New Zealand" by David G. McMillan
As a result of the law railroads have been able to increase their gross earnings as well as their profits.
"The Railroad Question" by William Larrabee
His gross profit on the transaction, therefore, is $10.
"Elements of Foreign Exchange" by Franklin Escher
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In news:

Average gross profits of crystalline photovoltaic (PV) industry module manufacturers fell to just nine US cents per watt in the first quarter of 2012.
Some are obvious--things like revenues, gross profit margin and dollars of scrap--but many others aren't (or at least they're not monitored).
6 in Connecticut in gross profits, it shot up to third in profits per partner, with that figure hitting $621,000.
Contractors often use gross profit as a way to determine the health of their business, but there is ONE number that acts a true measuring stick for future success.
Intel Lowers Gross Profit Margin Outlook Mar 5, 2008 Printable format Email this Article Search.
How can a huge hit film like "Forrest Gump ," the third-highest-grossing movie of all time, not yet show a profit.
How can a huge hit film like "Forrest Gump," the third-highest-grossing movie of all time, not yet show a profit.
Analyst Betsy Van Hees at Wedbush Morgan said AMD 's projected drop in gross profit margin was surprising.
IN the eight decades before the recent recession, there was never a period when as much as 9 percent of American gross domestic product went to companies in the form of after-tax profits.
Overall, gross profits after depreciation and amortization rang in at $467 million for the quarter, with gross margins up slightly to 58.5 percent from 58.1 percent in 2010.
That's why from March to October, sales front-end GP (front-end gross profit is the gross profit on the sale of the vehicle before any profit from F&I) was almost double, and F&I was more than double.
Vulcan Materials Co.'s aggregates segment gross profit improved by 10 percent in the third quarter, reflecting increased pricing and lower unit cost of sales due to improved productivity and cost reduction initiatives.
Grocers, along with other retailers, could gross $1.9 billion more in profits if they better simplified customers' experiences, report shows.
Restaurant owners must understand gross sales versus net profit More.
Gross profit decreased by 7% from 81.6 million Euro to 76.2 million Euro.
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