return on sales

return on sales
A measurement of operational efficiency equaling net pre-tax profits divided by net sales expressed as a percentage. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary

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return on sales reˌturn on ˈsales abbreviation ROS noun [singular, uncountable] FINANCE ACCOUNTING MARKETING
the profit that a company has obtained from selling its products or services in a particular period of time, in relation to its sales for the period:

• Ten years ago the company had a return on sales of less than 6%. Since then, sales have doubled and profits have quadrupled.

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   ► See Profit Margin.

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return on sales UK US noun [C or U] (ABBREVIATION ROS)
FINANCE, ACCOUNTING a company's profit compared with the total value of its sales in a particular period: »

We hope to reach at least 10% return on sales by next year.

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We do not get a huge return on sales - you don't get that in entertainment retailing.

Compare MARGIN(Cf. ↑margin)

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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