# Profit percentage

## Description

Profit percentage is the percentage of cost price that one gets as profit on top of cost price. Profit percentage is calculated with cost price taken as base. While selling something one should know what percentage of profit one will get on a particular investment, so companies calculate profit percentage to find the ratio of profit to cost.

Related formulas## Variables

P% | Profit percentage % (dimensionless) |

NP | Net Profit (profit as percentage of cost price) (dimensionless) |

CP | Costprice (dimensionless) |