How do you calculate projected sales?


Projected sales is the amount a business expects to sell during a certain amount of time. These sales may go up around holidays such as Christmas, Easter, or Fourth of July. Projected sales is calculated by looking at previous year's sales at that particular time.
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How to Calculate Projected Sales
Projected sales figures are used on a pro forma income statement. They show how much a company thinks it will make in an upcoming time period, usually a month or a year. Management bases projected sales on prior results and expectations of the future.... More »
Difficulty: Easy
To calculate your projected sales, multiply the number of sales you expect per day by the number of business days per year. If your interested in your profit, multiply the rate of profit by the above number.
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