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Antonyms for break even

make neither profit nor loss

attain a level at which there is neither gain nor loss, as in business, gambling, or a competitive sport

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The amount of time it takes to break even on a home is now more than a year in all of the 35 largest housing markets.
The first step is to determine the number of packages that need to be served to break even.
Break even at Required Return after Taxes--This is the production time at which the total costs, taxes and required level of return are recovered.
Unfortunately, rent stabilized units also have a 6 percent cap on all increases, whereas rent controlled rents can jump immediately to break even, "even if its a 100 percent increase in rent," and then there is a cap on further increases until the owner achieves a "fair return.
Most recyclers hope to pay nothing for EPS waste and break even on transportation and capital costs.
Although the transaction fee is an important part of our strategy to break even in this business, the Company can and likely will break even overall before the e-prescribing business breaks even on a standalone basis.
Global Banking News-June 24, 2014--DBS says Indian operations will break even by 2016
NHS West Midlands health authority has carried out reviews of Solihull, Warwickshire and Shropshire County Primary Care Trusts (PCTs) and is giving them consultancy support in a battle to break even.
PALMDALE - Still not flying enough passengers in and out of Palmdale to break even, Las Vegas-based Scenic Airlines got a boost from Palmdale city government, which bought $20,000 worth of tickets.
The company also announced that its current view of 1995 indicates that Cray will break even from operations for the year prior to restructuring charges.
Although entrepreneurs often fail to realize the significance of recognizing and reaching the break-even point in the financial cycle, understanding what it takes to break even is critical to making any business profitable.
So, to see how much added business it will take to break even, the marketing manager can use the following equation in which x" equals the volume of new business required to break even on the expense of hiring another salesperson.
The time to break even will be a little further out, but the cash to break even will be much less," he says.
Global Banking News-May 7, 2013--SBI General Insurance looking to break even by FY 2015(C)2013 ENPublishing - http://www.
Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust, which retained its one-star performance rating from the Healthcare Commission despite its financial failings, managed to break even financially in March 2005.