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Topic:  How can I make a formula in Excel so I can figure out the profit MARGIN? 
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Subject:  RE: How can I make a formula in Excel so I can figure out the profit MARGIN? 
Author:  FByrne 
Date:  Mar 30 2009 
> If I buy something at 11.70 and sell it for 16.02
How do I
> program EXCEL to automatically figure out the PROFIT MARGIN for me?
> I have a lot of product and I see EXCEL to do this for me on like
> 100 products...
Firstly, in a new cell, I would subtract using cell references the 11.70 from
the 16.02 and call this the Net Profit. Then in another new cell I would divide
the Net Profit figure (4.32 in this case) by the revenue figure (16.02 in this
case) again use cell references. I would format excel to show this figure as a
percentage and call it the Profit Margin.
 
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