ROS. A measure of a companys profitability, equal to a fiscal years pre-tax income divided by total sales

In analysing shares as investments, return on sales is calculated to show how much profit a company is making on its operations as a percentage of its sales. (Also referred to as the profit margin) Return on sales = (Earnings before interest & tax / Sales revenue) x100 = %.

A measure of a company's profitability, equal to a fiscal year's pre-tax income divided by total sales .

or profit margin - sales revenue minus all operating expenses divided by the number of sales.

The profit divided by sales revenues is the return on sales. This indicates profitability and the operational efficiency of the business. A decline in ROS indicates higher levels of expenses or a decline in sales price. The ratio is calculated using the following formula: ROS = Net Profit / Sales Volume

Pre-tax return on sales: earnings before taxes divided by sales. After-tax return on sales: income before minority interests divided by sales.

Net income expressed as a percentage of net sales.

Trading profit expressed as a percentage of sales value.

A measurement of operational efficiency equaling net pre-tax profits divided by net sales expressed as a percentage.

A profitability ratio measured by net profit relative to revenues. Also identified as profit margin.

Financial measure calculated by dividing profit by sales.

The return on sales describes the return we make from our operations as a percentage of sales. It is calculated as income from operations as a percentage of sales.

Identifies a businessâ€™ return in relation to its net sales. This measure is usually expressed as a percent. The ratio is defined as: Profit before Taxes/Net Sales. The higher the figure, the higher the proportion of net profit that results from sales.

The return on sales describes the returns we make from our operations as a percentage of sales: Income from operations x 100 Sales

A ratio calculated by dividing pre-tax profit by total sales. This relationship measures the efficiency of operations by showing the profits earned per dollar of sales.

Ratio between net income after taxes and net sales; also known as profit margin.