break-even point

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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.
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The far-left age column provides the breakeven point for when each option would start losing total money by starting early, versus waiting till age 67.
Breakeven points had been reduced through plant closings, while remaining capacity had been shifted to popular trucks.
Important questions like this can be answered using the breakeven point (BEP), which is really a single year's cash flow model.
The breakeven point for a multiproduct firm, therefore, will ultimately depend on the sales mix of the products.
Column 4 displays the breakeven points in years for a taxpayer with no past IRA accumulations.