Profit Margin

Business / Finance / Profit Margin: Indicator of profitability. The ratio of earnings available to stockholders to net sales. Determined by dividing net income by revenue for the same 12-month period. Result is shown as a percentage. Also known as net profit margin.

Other Words for Margin

Margin Noun Synonyms: edge, border, perimeter, periphery, rim, lip, side, brink, verge
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Other Words for Profit

Profit Noun Synonyms: advantage, avail, good, benefit, welfare, gain, value, interest,efulness, literary behoof
Profit Verb Synonyms: advance, further, be of profit to, benefit, promote, aid, help, be advantageous or of advantage, serve, avail, improve
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Profitability Ratios

Business / Finance / Profitability Ratios: Ratios that focus on how well a firm is performing. Profit margins measure performance with relation to sales. Rate of return ratios measure performance relative to some measure of size of the investm MORE

Net Margin

Business / Taxes / Net Margin: A company’s net margin, typically expressed as a percentage, is its net profit divided by its net sales. Net profit and net sales are the amounts the company has left after subtracting relevant expe MORE

Penultimate Profit Prospect (PPP)

Business / Finance / Penultimate Profit Prospect (PPP): The second-lowest-priced of the ten highest-yielding stocks in the Dow Jones Industrial Average that is said (by authors O'Higgins and Downes) to be the Dow stock with the best possibility of outperfo MORE

OTC Margin Stock

Business / Finance / OTC Margin Stock: Shares traded over-the-counter that can be used as margin securities under Regulation T. MORE

Pre-Tax Earnings Or Profits

Business / Finance / Pre-Tax Earnings Or Profits: Net income before federal income taxes are subtracted. MORE

Paper Profit (Or Loss)

Business / Taxes / Paper Profit (Or Loss): If you own an asset that increases in value, any increase in value is a paper profit, or unrealized gain. If you sell the asset for more than you paid to buy it, your paper profit becomes an actual pr MORE

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