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15:59 Feb 8, 2009
English to Arabic translations [PRO] Bus/Financial - Business/Commerce (general) Additional field(s): Finance (general)
English term or phrase:break-even
Definition from PowerHomeBiz.com: The point of business activity when total revenue equals total expenses. Above the break-even point, the business is making a profit. Below the break-even point, the business is incurring a loss.
On the surface, break-even analysis is a tool to calculate at which sales volume the variable and fixed costs of producing your product will be recovered. Another way to look at it is that the break-even point is the point at which your product stops costing you money to produce and sell, and starts to generate a profit for your company. Weatherhead School of Management
Generally, an initial break-even analysis focuses on a relatively narrow range of sales volume in which variable costs are simple to calculate. JBV's Competitive Edge
A senior executive at Associated Newspapers has predicted that the London freesheet it is launching today will break even within four years, sooner than expected in its original business plan. guardian.co.uk