Break-Even Sales

Break-Even Sales

The revenue from sales necessary to cover costs and prevent a firm from operating at a loss. The breakeven sales may be relatively stable or may fluctuate, depending on the company or industry. Companies with high breakeven sales points tend to have large fluctuations in earnings from year to year.
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The last two windows have also seen a greater 'balancing of the books' with Solskjaer's reign actually seeing more money come in from transfers than going out, thanks in main to the virtual break-even sales of Steven Caulker and Gary Medel as well as the profits from Mutch's departure to QPR.
In this example, my gross profit percentage is 40 percent and my break-even sales would be $475,000 ($170,000 divided by 0.
We have considerable supplying capacity, but there is an extremely large gap between the break-even sales level and our actual sales figure,'' he added.
It also applied break-even sales analysis to understand per-unit contribution to profitability--essentially, examining how much additional volume would be needed to maintain constant profitability.
The company aims to reach break-even sales of $800,000 this year.
How does a company compute its break-even sales level?
The present study suggests that as the profit margin increases, the break-even sales response to justify the advertising campaign decreases.