Enter the gross profit ($) and the gross loss ($) into the Calculator. The calculator will evaluate the Profit Factor. 

Profit Factor Formula

PF = GP / GL


  • PF is the Profit Factor ()
  • GP is the gross profit ($)
  • GL is the gross loss ($)

To calculate the Profit Factor, divide the gross profit by the gross loss.

How to Calculate Profit Factor?

The following steps outline how to calculate the Profit Factor.

  1. First, determine the gross profit ($). 
  2. Next, determine the gross loss ($). 
  3. Next, gather the formula from above = PF = GP / GL.
  4. Finally, calculate the Profit Factor.
  5. After inserting the variables and calculating the result, check your answer with the calculator above.

Example Problem : 

Use the following variables as an example problem to test your knowledge.

gross profit ($) = 30

gross loss ($) = 50