Gross Processing Margin (GPM)

Business / Agriculture / Gross Processing Margin (GPM): This refers to the difference between the cost of a commodity and the combined sales income of the finished products that result from processing the commodity. Various industries have formulas to express the relationship of raw material costs to sales income from finished products.

Other Words for Gross

Gross Verb Synonyms: total, aggregate, entire, pre-tax, (all-)inclusive, overall, whole
Gross Noun Synonyms: fat, obese, corpulent, overweight, big, large, bulky, great, heavy, ponderous, massive, cumbersome, unwieldy
Gross Adjective Synonyms: coarse, vulgar, crude, unsophisticated, uncultured, uncultivated, earthy, crass, indelicate, indecent, inappropriate, unseemly, improper, unrefined, bawdy, ribald, Rabelaisian, raw, rude, offensive, obscene, lewd, dirty, smutty, pornographic, filthy
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Other Words for Margin

Margin Noun Synonyms: edge, border, perimeter, periphery, rim, lip, side, brink, verge
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Margin Of Victory

Entertainment / Football / Margin Of Victory: The total difference in points in a game, expressed as possessed by the winning team. MORE

Margin Requirement

Business / Taxes / Margin Requirement: The margin requirement is the minimum amount the Federal Reserve, in Regulation T, requires you to deposit in a margin account before you can trade through that account. Currently this minimum, or ini MORE

Margin Of Safety

Business / Finance / Margin Of Safety: With respect to working capital management, the difference between (1) the amount of long-term financing and (2) the sum of fixed assets and the permanent component of current assets. MORE

Margin Of Profit

Business / Finance / Margin Of Profit: Gross profit divided by net sales. Used to measure a firm's operating efficiency and pricing policies in order to determine how competitive the firm is within the industry. MORE

Margin Department

Business / Finance / Margin Department: The department in a brokerage firm that monitors customers' margin accounts, ensuring that all short sales, stock purchases, and other positions are covered by the margin account balance. MORE

Margin Requirement (Options)

Business / Finance / Margin Requirement (Options): The amount of cash an uncovered (naked) option writer is required to deposit and maintain to cover his daily position valuation and reasonably foreseeable intraday price changes. MORE

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