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earnings margin

Norwegian translation: resultatmargin / fortjenestemargin

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English term or phrase:earnings margin
Norwegian translation:resultatmargin / fortjenestemargin
Entered by: Hanne Aas
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22:01 Mar 6, 2008
English to Norwegian translations [PRO]
Bus/Financial - Finance (general)
English term or phrase: earnings margin
Er dette det samme som "profit margin", som jeg forstår kan oversettes til "resultatmargin"?
Hanne Aas
Norway
Local time: 11:45
resultatmargin / fortjenestemargin
Explanation:
I de kontekstene der jeg har oversatt, har disse termene hatt samme betydning, dvs. resultat eller fortjeneste delt på inntekter.
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Bjørnar Magnussen
Local time: 11:45
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4 +2resultatmargin / fortjenestemargin
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resultatmargin / fortjenestemargin


Explanation:
I de kontekstene der jeg har oversatt, har disse termene hatt samme betydning, dvs. resultat eller fortjeneste delt på inntekter.


Example sentence(s):
  • To find the profit margin, take the profit (after taxes) for the fiscal year and divide it by revenue.
  • The industry has traditionally chosen to use earnings margin – net income divided by revenue – because that is a figure that is the most...

    Reference: http://beginnersinvest.about.com/cs/21jumpstreet/a/051401a.h...
    Reference: http://www.api.org/Newsroom/archive/statementearnings.cfm
Bjørnar Magnussen
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agree  valhalla55
6 hrs

agree  Per Bergvall: Heller fortjeneste enn resultat. Merk at for revenue passer omsetning bedre enn inntekter. Omsetning er klar og udiskutabel, mens inntekter kan tolkes på utallige måter.
12 hrs
  -> "Omsetning" er nok bedre her, ja. Det heter vel "revenues" på amerikansk engelsk og "turnover" på britisk engelsk.
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