gross profit margin

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  • noun

Synonyms for gross profit margin

(finance) the net sales minus the cost of goods and services sold

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2010-2015 Rail Price and Gross Margin Market Status
SMEs need to be quick to recognise which of their product lines offers the highest gross margins.
But looking at gross margins in the third quarter shows that the key players in the channel headed into the fourth quarter with stronger margins.
taxpayer's lower gross margins and lower net profitability is that it performs fewer functions and incurs fewer expenses than the large public distributors to which it is being compared.
Safe Harbor Statements under The Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995: This release contains forward-looking statements, including statements regarding: the expected timing for recognition of revenue from certain CJS installations completed during the fourth quarter of 2006; anticipated revenues for the fourth quarter of 2006; anticipated installed base of CJS games as of December 31, 2006 and December 31, 2007; expected growth in daily fees on systems contracts in 2007; efforts to mitigate upfront costs of inventory; the Company's anticipated cash balance at December 31, 2006; and anticipated revenues and gross margins for fiscal 2007, and related assumptions.
Adjusted retail segment gross margin increased $155.
However, if cost pressures grow substantially beyond the company's current estimate of 50 basis points gross margin contraction in 2007, the Outlook may be revised to Stable.
The gross margin realized on sales of proprietary products in the first quarter of 1994 was 40.
Additionally, we believe that gross margins will be in the top half of the range of 15% to 17% that we had previously forecasted," he continued.
QPC reported a gross profit in this period of $308,000, for a 17 percent gross margin, as increased operating efficiencies and revenues drove gross margins higher.
Actual revenue for October and November of 1992 was approximately equal to revenue for the same period of 1991, but higher operating expenses and lower gross margins have resulted in reduced net earnings.
While many energy technology companies struggle to have positive gross margins, even with tens of millions of dollars in sales, Power Efficiency was able to achieve roughly 40% gross margins in the third quarter on $80,000 in sales, and has 25% gross margins for the year.
Higher operating expenses and lower gross margins are the primary causes for the expected reduced net earnings.
We are particularly pleased with the improved gross margins for the quarter, especially given the fact that much of the investment we have made in terms of increased engineering staffing over the past several quarters has not yet become fully productive, and therefore gross margin on service revenue continued to be below our target levels, as evidenced over the past several quarters.