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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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With sound management, such businesses may reach their breakeven point within only a few years.
Say that it takes an automated instrument eight years to reach the breakeven point, accounting for operational costs.
Using this weighted average markup percentage to calculate the breakeven point for a full year of operations would have resulted in a dramatically underestimated result of BE$ = $1,200,028, which is 33% less than the BE$ estimate when using a full year of historical data.
Figure 2 shows the breakeven points for starting Social Security early, compared to waiting until full retirement age, in terms of total dollars received, assuming full benefits at age 67 of $2,500 a month.
ALDERSHOT TOWN are hoping that a clutch of home games against the National League's big hitters can push matchday revenue through the breakeven point for the season.
Our new breakeven point on new customer acquisitions is about 1.03 orders, down from 1.9 as only a direct marketer, or USD 77.99 at an average of the current 77% gross profit level.
In what may prove to be a turning point, Americans' comfort level with savings reached a breakeven point for the first time, snapping the streak of downbeat readings that had prevailed every month since the poll debuted in Dec.
Research shows the breakeven point of investment with digital is below 300 meters.
Oil prices have shed half of their value since June 2014, and are expected to be lower than the breakeven point for Gulf countries in the next three to four years.
From the point of view of an owner, these stats mean that breakeven point can be reached in roughly 16 years, after which the property becomes a veritable gold mine.
The results indicate that the breakeven point for the college graduate in those two decades, who on average paid an annual tuition of $21,200, is 38 years of age (20 years after high school).