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break-e·ven point

(brāk-ē'vĕn poynt)
The point in sales volume at which total revenue equals total costs; indicating a balance. Sales volume below the break-even point will cause a negative cash flow (loss); sales volume above the break-even point will result in a profit. This point is calculated to help determine whether a new test, procedure, or service should be offered by a health care provider based on projected sales volume.

break-e·ven point

(brāk-ē'vĕn poynt)
The point in sales volume at which total revenue equals total costs; indicating a balance. Sales volume below the break-even point will cause a negative cash flow (loss); sales volume above the break-even point will result in a profit.

break-even point,

n the level of patient visits or net revenues at which the revenues for a period are equal to the expenses incurred in that period.
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To calculate the breakeven point, we first need to calculate the weighted average contribution margin, which is the contribution margin for each type of unit we sell times that unit's percentage of total unit sales.
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In our example where the contribution margin ratio was 40 percent, fixed expenses equaled $30,000, then the breakeven point in revenue equaled $30,000/0.
Important questions like this can be answered using the breakeven point (BEP), which is really a single year's cash flow model.
If the homeowner plans to stay in the home longer than the breakeven point, refinancing benefits the homeowner.
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The company is presently working on a new viability plan which includes a breakeven point of 10 million United States sales, which will attract the bondholders to trade in their debts for a stake in the new GM.