"Given the price I am paying for this business, what do I need to do to achieve profitability?" (.... and profitability means Profit before Tax)
The Profit and Loss Forecast offers some level of flexibility.
You can play with "Sales" and "Total Expenses" by substituting numbers in any of the years. You would do this to test scenarios and the impact on the profitability of your potential purchase.
Flex: Use the drop down to "flex" your data in any one of the given years for any of the following percentage values:
- Interest rate
- Gross Margin
- Sales Growth Rate
- Expense Growth Rate