Definitions for **"Break-Even Point"**

The degree of operation where costs equal revenue. more

The level of sales where revenue equals total costs. A break-even point may also be expressed in terms of units of product.

The condition when revenue and cost are equal. This implies that the profit is zero.

The point at which a homeowner will begin realizing savings after refinancing a mortgage.

The point at which total income is equal to total expenses.

A break even point is the minimum amount of sales that a restaurant must achieve in order to cover all costs before making a profit.

See Default Point.

The level of activity at which there is neither profit nor loss, ascertained by using a break-even chart or by calculation.

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(1) The point at which gains equal losses. (2) The price a market must reach for an option buyer to avoid a loss if he exercises. For a call, it is the strike price plus the premium paid. For a put, it is the strike price minus the premium paid.

Break-even analysis provides vital information on the attractiveness of the plan. The break-even point is total revenues equal total costs, both fixed and variable, thus there is a net effect of zero. Greater volume leads to a profit, while less volume means a loss. Break-even analysis helps in understanding the possibility of a profit. The lower the break-even point, the more likely the project will be profitable. A project that achieves a break-even level in 30 percent of the expected sales volume is less risky than a project that achieves the break-even point only if 90 percent of the expected sales are realized.

The point at which sales revenue equals total cost.

The particular level of output at which total revenue just equals total cost.

The point in which the amount of rental income matches expenses and debt.

The point at which sales equal total costs.

The price at which an option's cost is equal to the proceeds acquired by exercising the option. For a call option, it is the strike price plus the premium paid. For a put option, it is the strike price minus the premium paid. Also, the price at which a securities transaction produces neither a gain nor a loss. Also, the volume of sales at which a company's net sales just equals its costs. see also point.

The point at which volume of sales is enough to cover all costs.

the value of the independent variable at which the costs associated with various (two) pricing structures for a commodity become equal; the point at which expenditure and income are equal.

The volume point at which revenues and costs are equal; a combination of sales and costs that will yield a no profit/no loss operation.

The output level at which total revenue equals total cost.

The break-even point is the point at which income matches expenditures. Typically, initial expenditures are high. It takes time for the income to reach the same level. The break-even point can apply to a product, an investment, or the entire company's operations.

Break even is reached when sales equals costs. Sales above the break-even point would generate profits.

The point at which you need to win to break even. In football and basketball, one betting an equal amount of money on each game must win 52.38 percent of the time to break even.

The volume of sales your organisation needs to equal its expense rate in a given month.

A point, at which income is equal to expenses, i.e. such stage of business development, when income (money received from sales) is equal to expenses (payments).

that level of sale at which a business is able to meet its obligations (fixed and variable) from its sales revenue. At this point the business is making neither a profit nor a loss. Operating below break-even results in losses; operating above results in profits.

the point at which a players bets made would equal the payoffs they receive.

revenues needed to cover expenses

When a person's expenses match their income or savings then they are said to have reached the break-even point. In home finance, the term can refer to the amount of time it takes to regain the costs of refinancing a loan or paying discount points.

When you refinance a mortgage, the decision is profitable if you are able to pass the break-even point. At the break-even point, the savings you receive from refinancing equal the costs. A common break-even analysis is to calculate how long you must live in a home after you refinance in order to recover the closing costs you paid to refinance. For investing in stocks and mutual funds, break-even analysis is used to calculate the minimum sale price that allows the buyer to recover the transaction costs from buying the shares. For business operations, a business reaches its break-even point when it generates enough sales to pay for all its fixed costs. For each additional dollar of sales, variable costs should be less than a dollar. As a result, each dollar of sales past the break-even point generates some profit.

The break-even point is the point at which if you played forever, the bets you made would approximately equal the payoffs you'd receive.

Refers to the price at which a transaction produces neither a gain nor a loss. In the context of options, the term has the additional definitions: 1. Long calls and short uncovered calls: strike price plus premium. 2. Long puts and short uncovered puts: strike price minus premium. 3. Short covered call: purchase price minus premium. 4. Short put covered by short stock: short sale price of underlying stock plus premium.

The futures price at which a given option strategy is neither profitable nor unprofitable. For call options it is the strike price plus the premium. For put options it is the strike price minus the premium.

the foreign exchange rate or currency futures price at which a strategy neither makes nor loses money

The figure at which an enterprise begins to show a profit. The amount of sales that must be reached for a project to become worthwhile.

Where total revenue equals total costs and there is no profit or loss such as when an owner's rental income matches expenses and debt.

The figure at which occupancy income (gross income) equals all required expenses (variable costs) and debt service (fixed costs).

The level of sales at which profit is zero. The break-even point can also be defined as the point where total sales equals total expenses or as the point where total contribution margin equals total fixed expenses.

The price of a financial instrument at which the option buyer recovers the premium.

An accounting term used to distinguish the point at which gross sales equal operating costs.

The minimum number of sales a Direct Mail campaign must generate in order for the direct marketer to recover associated costs of the campaign.

In securities and in options, it is the price where the investor has neither a gain nor a loss from the transaction. However, the break-even point is calculated differently depending on the option strategy. The break-even points are determined by: * Long calls and short uncovered calls--the strike price plus premium. * Long puts and short uncovered puts--the strike price minus premium. * Short covered calls--the purchase price minus premium. * Short put covered by short stock--the short sale price of underlying stock plus premium. See: Call Option; Long Position; Option Premium; Options; Put Option; Selling Short; Short Position; Strike Price; Uncovered Call Option; Uncovered Put Option; Underlying Security

The productivity point at which value earned equals total cost. [D00166] PMK87 In decision-making such as "make versus buy", " lease versus buy", etc, it is the point of indifference, meaning that level which results in the same overall cost. These type s of decision s typically involve assumptions about each option, such as the number of units involved. [D02280] DSMC

The level of production or the volume of sales at which operations are neither profitable nor unprofitable. The break-even point is the intersection of the total revenue and total cost curves. Also see: Total Cost Curve

A level of sales at which revenue equals expenses and at which level of activity neither a profit nor a loss is made

In income property, the figure at which rental income is equal to expenses and debt service.

The point at which total income and total expenditures equal each other.

the point at which the bets, the player has made, approximately equal the payoffs received

The point at which a product's revenues are equal to its costs. See also validation point.

The dollar amount or unit amount of sales where total revenue equals total expenses.

The break-even point in any business is that point at which the volume of sales or revenues exactly equals total expenses -- the point at which there is neither a profit nor loss -- under varying levels of activity. The break-even point tells the manager

That point at which total in- come equals total expenses.

The volume of sales required so that the total revenue and total costs are equal. A commonly used formula to calculate the Breakeven Point is Sales Revenue = Total Fixed Costs/Gross Margin.

Point at which revenues from sales equal total costs.

Break-Even Point is the level of sales whereby you are neither making a profit or incurring a loss. Break-even point is a combination of sales and costs that will yield a no-profit, no-loss situation and is also known as Break-Even Sales.

That implies the price level at which the investor will break-even on warrant expiry; for instant, the investor will make profit if the closing price is higher than strike price.

The point in which the owner's rental income matches expenses and debt.

The stock price(s) at which an option strategy results in neither a profit nor a...

The amount of rent or the occupancy level needed to pay operating expenses and debt service. Also called default point.

the point at which the playerâ€™s bets approximately equal the payoffs received.

A break even point is the minimum amount of sales that a restaurant must achieve in order to cover all costs. The amount that is left would be considered the profit.

The point at which occupancy income is equal to all required expenses and debt service. Used to determine the amount of cash flow necessary to operate a residential or commercial property.

That level of business operation where total costs equal total revenue.

the point at which revenues are equal to expenses.

The price (or prices) at which a particular option or straddle will cover premium and transaction costs.

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This is the income amount which reduces your Supplemental Security Income payment to zero when Social Security uses the countable income calculation. Your break even point can be determined by your earned and unearned income, living arrangements, and applicable income exclusions.

The point at which expenses meet income or savings. In home finance, the break-even point often refers to the time it takes to recoup the costs of refinancing a loan or paying discount points.