# Margin/markup formula for Excel

1. ## Margin/markup formula for Excel

I am trying to insert a formula to calculate a percentage of margin/markup.
Example cost = \$7.00 divided by 30 % = \$10.00. My cost is 7.00, my sale price
is 10.00. Can anyone help with this formula?

2. ## Re: Margin/markup formula for Excel

profit =(Sale Price/Cost Price) -1

"Wardo" <Wardo@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
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> I am trying to insert a formula to calculate a percentage of

margin/markup.
> Example cost = \$7.00 divided by 30 % = \$10.00. My cost is 7.00, my sale

price
> is 10.00. Can anyone help with this formula?

3. ## Re: Margin/markup formula for Excel

Wardo wrote:
> I am trying to insert a formula to calculate a percentage of margin/markup.
> Example cost = \$7.00 divided by 30 % = \$10.00. My cost is 7.00, my sale price
> is 10.00. Can anyone help with this formula?

There are two different measurements here.

Markup: =SP/CP % and
Margin: =(SP-CP)/CP %

4. ## RE: Margin/markup formula for Excel

Cost in A1, price in B1

markup is

=(B1-A1)/A1

or

=(B1/A1)-1

margin

=(B1-A1)/B1

or

=1-(A1/B1)

Regards,

Peo Sjoblom

Regards,

Peo Sjoblom

"Wardo" wrote:

> I am trying to insert a formula to calculate a percentage of margin/markup.
> Example cost = \$7.00 divided by 30 % = \$10.00. My cost is 7.00, my sale price
> is 10.00. Can anyone help with this formula?

5. ## Re: Margin/markup formula for Excel

Thank You Peo Sjoblom

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