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Here is the scenario:

In my excel Spreadsheet:

Column A = the clients name
Column C = The date that they became a client
Column D = Status (whether they are active or dormant
Column E = The Lifetime amount of what we have billed them since they became a client

I need a few formulas:

1.  I need a formula that will give me the $ amount of the highest invoiced "active" client.

2.  I need a formula that will give me the name of the highest invoiced "active" client.

3.  I need a formula that will give me the name and the $ amount of the highest amount invoiced "active" client per time they have started with us.

For example I have a client1 that started in 2001 and their lifetime amount is 1.2 invoiced and they have been a client for 142 months.  So on average per month we have invoiced them $8,450.  Another client2 has been with us 48 months and we have invoiced them 800K total which means we invoice them $16,666 per month on average.  In Question# 3 above I would want to see Client2 in that cell.  

Are there formulas that can do this.  I was trying to use the MAX, MAXIF but had no success

Please use the web address in my signature below to send me a sample file with a smaller set of data, 5-10 rows of data, and a mockup of the desired results from that mockdata.


Based on the file you sent, the formulas could be:

G4:  "Highest Invoiced Active"
G5:  "Highest Invoiced Average"

These next two formalas are array formulas, confirm them by pressing CTRL-SHIFT-ENTER to activate the array each cell, you will see curly braces {} appear around your formulas.

H4: =MAX(IF(D4:D11="Active", $E$4:$E$11))
H5: =INDEX($E$4:$E$11, MATCH(MAX(ROUND($E$4:$E$11/(DATEDIF($C$4:$C$11, TODAY(),"m") + 1), 2)), ROUND($E$4:$E$11/(DATEDIF($C$4:$C$11,TODAY(),"m")+1), 2), 0))

Regular formulas:

I4:  =INDEX($A$4:$A$11,  MATCH(H4, $E$4:$E$11, 0))
I5:  =INDEX($A$4:$A$11,  MATCH(H5, $E$4:$E$11, 0))
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