Profit Range

Profit Range

The range within which a particular position makes a profit. Generally used in refernce to strategies that have two break-even points - an upside break-even and a downside break-even. The price range between the two break-even points would be the profit range.

Profit Range

The total universe of possible profits. With many investments, potential profit (and/or loss) is unlimited; that is, an investment theoretically could gain (and/or lose) an unlimited amount. With some option strategies, however, profit is limited to a certain, finite set. In such a case, calculating the profit range is useful.

profit range

The range of potential profitable outcomes that result from a given investment position. Profit range is used extensively in putting together complicated option strategies in which gains or losses or both are limited to an established level.
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The profit range excludes pretax amortization expense of $820 million; $220 million in store rationalization charges; a $220 million loss on the settlement of a defined benefit pension plan; a $135 million impairment charge; and $45 million in acquisition-related integration costs.
2 low-cost carrier behind Ryanair, has in the past given a forecast profit range for the twelve months ended Sep 30 at this time of the year, but said on Thursday security worries, weaker consumer confidence and currency volatility were all dragging on its peak summer season.
However, the group said its move not to discount ahead of Christmas meant its full-year profit range was maintained at between PS810m and PS845m.
The group kept its full-year profit range unchanged at between PS17 million and PS18 million, despite discounting which has impacted margins.
A three-year rolling average of the profit range for each set of categories is then determined, and the baseline profit rate is the average of the two.
7%, running below previous guidance, although the group said its move not to discount ahead of Christmas meant its fullyear profit range was maintained at between PS810m and PS845m.
Next is banking on temperatures plunging soon, but added: "If this unusually warm weather continues for the duration of October then we are likely to lower our full-year profit range of PS775million to PS815m.
It's time when buy Next are banking on temperatures plunging soon but added: "If this unusually warm weather continues for the duration of October, then we are likely to lower our full-year profit range of PS775million to PS815million.
This initial sale in the fourth quarter of 2013 comprised of a portfolio of existing leased rail cars from the company's lease fleet and the sale generated total proceeds of about USD105m, which will be recognised and be in line with the profit range of USD0.
Ryanair "now expects the full-year outturn will be at the lower end of its full-year net profit range of 570-600 million euros ($750-790 million)", it said in a statement.
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The projections for the second-quarter pretax profit range from NOK533m to NOK662m.