break-even analysis

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break-even analysis

[brā′kē·vən ə′nal·ə·səs]
(industrial engineering)
Determination of the break-even point.
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And if you use DASH, you may need to add the new $0.05/DASH royalty into the breakeven analysis, adding a whole new level of cost and complexity.
With multiple product lines, the retailer can estimate a weighted average markup percentage that will improve the precision of the breakeven analysis. This is done by multiplying the markup percentage for one product line by the estimated proportion of sales that product line is expected to generate.
Our research suggests that Social Security's historical emphasis on "breakeven analysis" may have inadvertently encouraged several generations of American workers to claim benefits earlier than they would have if the information had been presented in a different frame.
For Bob's Bicycles, our example company, we've chosen to create a detailed Contribution Margin Income Statement that will provide the information necessary to perform both an overall breakeven analysis and a detailed variance analysis (see Figure 1).
In order to perform effective breakeven analysis using the formulas illustrated above, you need to be able to identify all of your costs and assign them to fixed or variable "buckets." This task is often more difficult than it would seem but going through the process results in a thorough understanding of your business' cost structure.
The proposed process would involve a series of steps starting with a breakeven analysis and end with either a feasibility study or a full business plan depending on the course objectives.
A CD-ROM that comes with the book includes balance sheet information; templates for budgeting, ROI analysis, breakeven analysis, vendor selection and evaluation, and request for proposal (RFP); and report writing exercises.
Operating leverage discussions often follow as a natural extension to linear breakeven analysis in managerial economics textbooks.
Having students conduct a breakeven analysis will help them realize how serious the problems are that the company faces.
The above reasoning is standard in financial breakeven analysis, and we conclude that a financial breakeven method is better suited to depict the label-artist relation than accounting breakeven.
Tata offers 63 SimBLs modules that cover business subjects from Accounting-Contribution Margin and Breakeven Analysis, to Fundamentals of Financial Statements.