Income statement (also referred to as profit and loss statement (P&L), revenue statement, statement of financial performance, earnings statement, operating statement, or statement of operations) is a company’s financial statement that indicates how the revenue (money received from the sale of products and services before expenses are taken out, also known as the “top line”) is transformed into the net income (the result after all revenues and expenses have been accounted for, also known as Net Profit or the “bottom line”). It displays the revenues recognized for a specific period, and the cost and expenses charged against these revenues, including write-offs (e.g., depreciation and amortization of various assets) and taxes. The purpose of the income statement is to show managers and investors whether the company made or lost money during the period being reported.
statement of operations
A statement of operations an accounting summary that details a business organization’s revenues, expenses, and net income. … It shows the company’s bottom line so you can see how profitable your company is during a certain period of time, such as quarterly or annually.
A statement of operations is a subjective measure of how well a firm can use assets from its primary mode of business and generate revenues. The term is also used as a general measure of a firm’s overall financial health over a given period.
An income statement or profit and loss account (also referred to as a profit and loss statement (P&L), statement of profit or loss, revenue statement, statement of financial performance, earnings statement, statement of earnings, operating statement, or statement of operations ) is one of the financial statements.
Financial KPIs (key performance indicators) are metrics organizations use to track, measure, and analyze the financial health of the company. These financial KPIs fall under a variety of categories, including profitability, liquidity, solvency, efficiency, and valuation.
Monitoring your financial performance therefore creates more certainty and confidence in making both short and long-term decisions. This in turn leads to a healthier business and faster growth rate. It also allows you to outperform and outmaneuver competitors who fail in this regard.