profit margin

the percentage that profit constitutes of total sales.

1925–30 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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Example sentences
The amount of revenue required to pay for losses will vary with the profit
Mandatory minimum sentencing has caused an increase in the prison industrial
  complex, including private prisons, profit margin.
In terms of profit margin, she does better selling chips.
The rising costs have little or nothing to do with an increasing profit margin,
  but rather the increased cost of services.
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