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CMajka8
Helper I
Helper I

Profit Margin calc

Hello - 

 

I am having trouble with the profit margin calculation. Here are my measures:

 

1. Total Revenue = SUMX( Sales, Sales[Order qty] * Sales[unit price] )

2. Total Cost = SUMX( Sales, Sales[Order qty] * Sales[unit cost] )

3. Total Profit = [Total Revenue]-[Total Cost]

4. Profit Margin = DIVIDE( [Total Profit], [Total Revenue], 0 )

 

However, when I show profit margin in a visual, all of the items in the category have the same profit margin. Any suggestions?

CMajka8_0-1632415830126.png

 

Thanks

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CMajka8
Helper I
Helper I

It turns out the dataset was manually generated and the profit margin calc was indeed accurate. Sorry for the confusion.

Greg_Deckler
Super User
Super User

@CMajka8 This generally indicates a missing relationship somewhere but if the Total Revenue and Total Cost columns in your visual are the measures you indicate that's rather strange. 


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