Define: Margin

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Definition: Margin


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Profit, seen as the ‘margin’ between revenue and expense.



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The percentage of the selling price that will be profit, generally calculated as percentages. It helps measure how much the company keeps in earnings. For example, a 30% profit margin means the company has a net income of £0.30 for each pound of total revenue earned.


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