gross profit margin


Also found in: Thesaurus, Financial, Acronyms, Wikipedia.
Related to gross profit margin: Cost of goods sold, Debt to equity ratio, Operating profit margin, Net profit margin, Return on equity, Return on assets, Inventory turnover
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.gross profit margin - (finance) the net sales minus the cost of goods and services sold
corporate finance - the financial activities of corporation
net income, net profit, profit, profits, earnings, lucre, net - the excess of revenues over outlays in a given period of time (including depreciation and other non-cash expenses)
References in periodicals archive ?
The Article concluded that the Company has higher than industry average profit margin by comparing the Company's gross profit margin with a PRC company, based on which the Article alleged the Company seriously exaggerated its gross profit margin level.
A manager of Cheng Uei stated that the firmi's remarkable growth in gross profit margin was mainly due to expanding manufacturing scale and relatively high gross profit margin of new products.
The company, which owns brands such as Five Roses, Bakers, Ellis Brown, Frisco and Willards, had operating profits increased 26,8 per cent to R855m due to the higher gross profit margins and a controlled increase in selling and administration costs.
But to explain why the gross profit margin is so important, let's use some more analogies.
Our July FIFO gross profit margin was the highest monthly level we have seen so far this year," said Hannah.
Such product shift enabled Ability to see second-quarter ASP rise steadily, with gross profit margin hitting a new seven-quarter high to 10.
Quarterly Revenue and Gross Profit Margin of Yageo, Q2 2003-Q4 2010
Our gross profit margin decline was due to a change in our mix of business from higher-margin, transactional opportunities to more contractual intermodal business, and also increased cost of capacity in certain lanes.
Nevertheless, Hon Hai still saw consolidated gross profit margin drop a percentage point in the first three quarters of this year from 9.
For example, the Company's expectations for small improvements in its gross profit margin and increased earnings are dependent upon many factors including component costs, competitive pressure, and currency fluctuations.
Deals 10, China Activity 1, Financial Notes 1, Financial Review 34, Companies own brand name 1, Products 30, Gross Profit Margin 2, Shipments 14, Shareholders 1, Investments or Acquisitions 2.
Ability aims to achieve 10% in gross profit margin and Altek is expected to see gross profit margin stay at 15% this year.