GAAP (Generally Accepted Accounting Principles)

The common set of accounting rules, standards and procedures that companies use to compile their financial statements.


An intangible asset (see Intangible Assets) that arises as a result of the acquisition of one company by another. The value of a company’s brand name, solid customer base, good customer relations, good employee relations and any patents or proprietary technology represent goodwill. On a balance sheet it represents the excess value of a firm's net assets and is recorded at time of business acquisition or combination.

Gross Profit

The amount remaining after the cost of producing goods and services is subtracted from the revenue.

Gross Profit (TTM)


Gross Profit Margin

Is a profitability measure, expressed as a percentage, that tells how much of every dollar of revenues (see Revenue) is left after paying for the cost of goods sold (see Cost of Goods Sold).

Growth Index


Weiss Ratings