From Release 4.0A, you can transfer a cost component split that was determined using a product cost estimate for the sales order to Profitability Analysis (CO-PA).
You can thus structure the costs of multilevel BOMs according to cost components.
For example, a cost component can contain the direct material costs of a finished product and the direct material costs of all the subordinate BOM components of the finished product.
To pass on a cost component split that was determined using a sales order cost estimate to Profitability Analysis, define in Customizing for Profitability Analysis under Define access to product costing.
Further information about cost component splits can be found in the Product Cost Planning document.
Further information about sales order costing can be found in the Sales Order Controllingdocument.