break-even point

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1. The price at which an option's cost is equal to the proceeds acquired by exercising the option. For a call option, it is the strike price plus the premium paid. For a put option, it is the strike price minus the premium paid.
2. The price at which a securities transaction produces neither a gain nor a loss.
3. The volume of sales at which a company's net sales just equals its costs.

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The break-even point was reached, which was a key metric and target for the young startup company.

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They were at the break-even point and we were glad because that was an area of uncertainty for us all the time.

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They needed to work their absolute hardest in order to make enough money for their auto shop to hit the break-even point financially.

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