# Calculate Proposed Selling Price By Entering Desired Profit Margin Percentage

Jun 23, 2010
Is there an excel formula that can calculate a proposed selling price by entering a desired profit margin percentage and knowing the cost of goods sold?

I know that gross profit is calcualted by subtracting the cost of goods sold from the selling price and that the gross profit margin is calculated by dividing gross profit by the selling price..but not coming up with a way to back out a selling price by just knowing the cost of goods sold and entering a desire gross profit margin?

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Sep 12, 2013

I need to develope a macro for Excel to calculate desired profit margin depending on our cost of each item. Here's the scenario.

A1: landing cost

If 0

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Nov 29, 2012

I am looking for a formula which will calculate a sell price with 20% profit after taxes and costs. I need it to factor in a fixed shipping cost (eg Â£10), a 7.5% Amazon fee of the sell price, then 20% tax of the sell price. I currently have a formula which essentially does this but as I'm not good with Excel it requires me to input all the values every time which is not practical considering our large inventory.

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Feb 7, 2008

I have a cost price in cell a1 I want to calculate the selling price.

If the cost price is less than 0.25 then the selling price is cost multiply x5 if the cost is between 0.26 & 1.00 the selling price is cost multiply x4 if the cost is between 1.01 and £4.99 the selling price is cost x3.5

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Jan 25, 2005

I have a price sheet for my store in Excel. I want to make the spreadsheet easy for my sales people to use to calculate differing profit levels. I'd like to embed a drop down box at the top (I can do that part) that they can select, say, 10%...20%...30% markup. I know how to do that basic formula. I don't understand how to link that formula to a number selected in a drop down box. I don't know how to make the prices change based on the value selected in the drop down box. I can't do vlookup because it's about 1500 lines long. Also, it doesn't have to be drop down box based--that's just the idea in my head. I tried just making a macro that would run when they hit the button, but when the macro runs it switches the focus back to the top, very annoying if you were looking at prices on cell D811.

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Oct 17, 2013

This is the Case:

I Produce something with a â‚¬2000 cost price. this is variable.

I Sell it for lets say â‚¬ 2500,- to someone this is also a variable.

That's makes a Profit of â‚¬ 500,- on the sale. This is 125% revenue

Until here, no problem using a spreadsheet. but now the difficult part.

I have to split of the 25% margin over 2 persons. This has to be done as follow:

a. The first slice is 2,25 for Mr A

b. The second slice is 15,00 for MR B

c. The Third Slice is 2,75 for mr A

This divides 20 of the 25 % over 2 persons. Still 5% margin remains

The last 5 is devided as follow:

d. 85% for MR A

e. 15% for MR B

So in this case:

MR A receives: a:â‚¬45 + c:â‚¬55+ d:â‚¬85 = â‚¬185,-

MR B receives: b:â‚¬250 + e:â‚¬15 = â‚¬265,-

The tricky part is when the margin is less than 20%.

for example; If the margin is 14%. than only slice a. and a part of slice b. an be paid off. so in that case;

MR A receives: a:â‚¬45 + c:â‚¬0+ d:â‚¬0 = â‚¬45,-

MR B receives: b:â‚¬230 + e:â‚¬0 = â‚¬230,-

Any formula which calculates the revenue for MR A and B automatically based on only the cost and selling price.

A B

1 Cost price - â‚¬2000

2 Selling Price - â‚¬2500

3 MR A - â‚¬185,-

4 MR B -â‚¬265,-

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Dec 1, 2008

I need to work out the profit margin from goods i sell.

I have cost A2

Pack size A3

Net cost A4

Tax A5

Gross price A6

I need to work out the margin between A5 and A6.

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Feb 3, 2014

I don't want to appear too expensive or give my products away. If I have a part that costs me Â£20.00 plus vat i.e Â£24.00. I have to include carriage Â£5.00 plus vat i.e Â£6.00. Ebay fees for car parts including PayPal is 10%. How much would I charge to retain 20% percent after all fees and charges and what formula would I use to make the calculator.

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Jun 26, 2012

I'm using a spread sheet to determine what I should charge customers. I want to make at least $300 profit on every job. If my profit is not at least $300 then I must up my price until profit reaches $300. Currently I'm manually adding a percentage (Factor) to the original price until I reach $300 profit. In the image below:

A is the original price

B is the factor by which I multiply the original price to increase it

C is the new figure which is reached after multiplying (1+B2)*A2

D is the costs related to that job (I enter these manually on a separate sheet within the workbook)

E if the profit (C-D)

I use a factor in B because when I increase the price, then I have to increase several parts of the job by the same percentage so I multiply each part by this factor to increase the price of each by the same percentage.

Now what I would like to do is if E2.

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Jan 8, 2014

So I can easily put together a formula that maintains a consistent markup price across varying costs. Is there a formula that will give me a consistent gross margin % as I drag down a series of costs?

So if the cost is 158 a 42% mark up would be 224.36 but the Gross Margin % is only 29.58. I want to be able to hit a 42% mark up across the board.

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Jun 9, 2008

I have calculated the implied volatility for different single options using the newton raphson method. But, I also need to calculate the implied volatility which minimizes the sum of squared differences between the observed market price and the model price for each day. I guess one needs to use vectors (jacobian matrix) to do this, but I do not know how to expand the code to be able to do this. Anyone have any idea how this can be done? I have attached the [code] I have used to calculate the implied volatility for one option.

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Sep 10, 2008

I have a table with daily sale entries and margins. I want a formula to calculate my sale and margin between certain hours.

The original data table is below.

Data table:

ABCDEF1DateHoursQuantityUNIT PRICESALEMARGIN201/07/0810:351-4,00-4,00-4,00301/07/0810:35122,0022,0010,05401/07/0810:5016,006,001,80501/07/0810:5016,006,001,80601/07/0811:0313,803,802,00701/07/0811:0316,806,801,67801/07/0811:0415,005,002,64901/07/0811:0733,339,993,901001/07/0811:0735,0015,008,071101/07/0811:1016,006,003,971201/07/0811:1115,605,602,971301/07/0811:1316,006,003,971401/07/0811:1412,602,601,831501/07/0811:1412,602,601,781601/07/0811:21111,6011,606,401701/07/0811:2226,0012,006,821801/07/0811:2413,503,501,471901/07/0811:28111,6011,603,952001/07/0811:4115,605,602,902101/07/0811:4115,605,602,902201/07/0811:42118,8018,806,722301/07/0811:4417,807,801,612401/07/0811:4523,507,002,942501/07/0811:4712,002,001,532601/07/0812:0113,203,201,84

The results I need:

ABCD1DATESALE BETWEENSALEMARGIN201/07/200810:00 TO 11:0030,009,65301/07/200811:00 TO 12:00148,8970,04

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Jul 20, 2007

I have a trading system spreadsheet that I am at a loss as to how to calculate the profit and loss.

I was unable to attach a sample of the spreadsheet. I hope this explanation works. If not, I could email it.

Where:

Market position is either 1 or -1

Entry price is the price where the position is reversed.

For example:

H3=1 and I3=100.56, then

H4=-1 and I4=100.88, then

H5=1 and I5=100.53

I need to calculate the profit as follows:

I4 - I3 (because market position of 1 expects the price to go up) and then,

I4 - I5 (because market position of -1 expects the price to go down)

I want to calculate this as a running total to the bottom of the column.

This is the formula I was working with, but it doesn't work:

=IF(OR($J4="",ISERROR(MATCH(-$J4,$J4:$J$55,0)),),"",$J4*(OFFSET($K4,MATCH (-$J4,$J4:$J$55,0)-1,)-$K4))

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Formula to get the Quarter number for the highest profit per Product, like in B16:F16.

The excersiser instracted us that it must be with one formula with no Macro, not User Defined Function and not openning additional colums.

I know how to find the qtr. Number - like for A2: =INT((MONTH(A2)+2)/3) but I am lost in finding how to combine the calculation for the Qtr and the most profitable Qtr. probably with MAX on SUM.

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Nov 16, 2011

I am trying to set up a spreadsheet to calculate margin on stock positions.

There are 3 tiers, based on number of shares. My example:

400 shares in held in total.

1st 200 shs margin at 10%.

next 100 shs margin at 20%.

everything above 300 shs (ie 100) margin at 30%.

The 400 shs may be made up in any number of ways, (ie lots of smaller amounts) and i need a formula to give me the margin amount on each position, flexible enough for when positions are added / removed.

I've been looking at SUMPRODUCT but can only seem to make it work for the total, not each individual position.

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May 21, 2007

I have attached a chart I'm working on. Each item is assigned a part number and it automatically takes away from the inventory each time an item is sold. I was wondering if the bottom half could work with the top to determine profit.

Example:

Customer purchases Part # 3 (C15) Quantity 1 (D15) for $450 (E15). Is there any way to set it up so whatever part number they enter...it subtracts their sold price from the cost (C5 through C11) to show the profit in (F15).

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I had a member make the MACRO in the attached spreadsheet some time ago, when i run it on the spreadsheet a runtime mismatch error occurs. I cant find the mismatch.

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Jun 15, 2014

I'm trying to design a Profit and Loss template that calculates off an accounting software data dump. I will attempt to explain the problem here but I have included a summary in the linked workbook which would be easier.

DOWNLOAD WORKBOOK: [URL]

I have two problems:

The Formula: Basically, I need to calculate every cell in the Profit and Loss statement based on the below criteria: The Profit and Loss item accounts, e.g. Gross Income has 6 accounts. There is a reference table for these - so incorporate index match/vlookup? User selected data from 4 combo boxes.

I am thinking a SUMIFS formula (using the combo box values) and somehow combining a vlookup to pull the items accounts. I'm starting to think that VBA is the best method?

Tweaking: The attached workbook is a small example. The full data dump contains 60,000 rows.

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I have the following table in excel:

Price: Percentage:

$150 10%

$100 12%

$50 14%

I'm trying to use the percentage depending on what price I enter in a cell. For example; if I enter $135 then 10% will be used, if I enter $65 then 12% will be used, and if I enter $47 then 14% will be used.

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I then need to be able to drag the formula to the end of the sheet. Discount percentages will be different for each product, but the List Price and Net Costs are present, so the calculation needs to take these differences into consideration so that I get the correct discount percentage for each item.

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Column F - Off date of machine

Column G - Restart date of machine

Column H - Hrly time

Column I - Hrly price

I thought this formula (an array) would work for me

=average(if((Column H>=Column F) * (Column H<= Column G), Column I)) but it only calculates that average price for the first period and not new average prices for other periods.

what adjustments I can make to my formula or is there a better formula to use?

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0 - 99,999 0.05

100,000 - 499,999 0.04

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1,000,000+ 0.03

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A

B

C

D

E

F

1

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Quantity

Price

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[Code] .......

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Example spreadsheet may be viewed at http://spreadsheets.google.com/ccc?k...WLMyhNJLiPLTfA.

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