Profit is the financial gain obtained by deducting total expenses from revenue generated by the business. It is an end result of efforts put in to sustain & grow the business organization. Profit gained in the business is the owner’s wealth who may or may not decide to re-invest again in the same business for future growth.
The difference between the amount invested & amount spent in a business entity determines profit margin. The Profit margin is the best indicator of the financial health of the business. If the profit margin is good, then we can assume that all the business processes are running in streamline & furthermore firm can re-invest this profit margin in order to grow further.
Business is the transaction between two parties who involve themselves in a trade or exchange of goods & services. It is a process where both parties share the common interest for mutual benefit. They exchange the value where one party gains monetary benefit over the other after exchanging of goods and services. This transaction reveals the concept of Revenue. It is the total gross class flow to the business entity before deducting expenses & taxes.
If we want to calculate the total amount of Revenue, then we need to multiply the total number of Units sold with the selling price.
For example: If the firm is manufacturing machinery tool for $10 units each, then the total revenue for 10 units is 10*($10) = $100.
Revenue & it’s interdependence with other Financial & Accounting terms :