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Gross profit

Gross Profit

A company's revenue from sales in a given period of time less its cost of goods sold. Gross profit is easy to calculate and may provide a rough idea of a company's performance. However, it does not account for a number of very important expenses, such as marketing or employee salaries. For that reason, it is not as accurate of a measurement as net profit or EBIT.

gross profit

Total revenue of a business minus the cost of goods it sold. Gross profit does not include income from incidental sources and also excludes selling and administrative expenses. Compare net income.

gross profit

the difference between SALES REVENUE and the COST OF SALES before the deduction of selling, distribution, administration and other costs in the PROFIT-AND-LOSS ACCOUNT.

gross profit

the difference between SALES REVENUE and the COST OF GOODS SOLD. Gross profit less the operating expenses of the business equals NET PROFIT.
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