Business / Accounting / Cost Of Sales: A formula for working out the direct costs of your sales (including stock) over a particular period. The result represents the gross profit. The formula is: Opening stock + purchases + direct expenses - closing stock. Also, see Cost of Goods Sold .
Cost Noun Synonyms: sell for, get, fetch, bring in, set (someone) back
Cost Verb Synonyms: price, outlay, payment, charge, expense, expenditure, rate, tariff
Business / Finance / Cost Of Lease Financing: Another term for cost of sales. MORE
Business / Finance / Standard Costs Plus Variances: A target or average cost that can be used either to value inventory or as a basis of comparison with actual costs. Standard costs can often be used to calculate cost of sales, in which case standard c MORE
Entertainment / Baseball / Pick Off: An attempt by the pitcher to get a base runner out by throwing to the base from the stretch position. MORE
Health / Health Insurance / Physician Profiling: In the context of a pharmacy benefit plan, the process of compiling data on physician prescribing patterns and comparing physicians' actual prescribing patterns to expected patterns within select drug MORE