What is the difference?

Gross Burn vs Net Burn

What is it?

Net Burn is the amount a company is losing per month as they burn through their cash reserves. It occurs when a company’s operating costs are higher than their revenue. A company that is profitable and generating cash has a "negative Net Burn".

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A company's Gross Burn is the total cash spent on operations. These costs typically include all salaries, rent, and other overhead as well as interest and taxes. This metric is often confused with Net Burn, which is a measure of negative cash flow, and includes revenue and expenses.

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Popularity

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Complexity level

Beginner
Beginner

Formula

ƒ (Operating Expenses - Gross Margin)
ƒ (COGS + Salaries and Overhead + Depreciation and Amortization + Other Operating Expenses + Interest and Taxes)

Favourable trend

Less is better
Less is better

Published and updated dates

Date created: Feb 15, 2019

Latest update: Jun 04, 2019

Date created: Feb 15, 2019

Latest update: Jun 04, 2019