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Profit

Most commonly, the gross proceeds of a business transaction less the costs of the transaction; i.e., net proceeds. Excess of revenues over expenses for a transaction; sometimes used synonymously with net income for the period. Gain realized from business or investment over and above expenditures.

Accession of good, valuable results, useful consequences, avail, or gain. The benefit, advantage, or pecuniary gain accruing to the owner or occupant of land from its actual use; as in the familiar phrase rents, issues and profits, or in the expression mesne profits.

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Most card issuers have seen a significant drop in their net profits in the first quarter of 2019, a clear sign a card transaction fee cut is beginning to hit their bottom lines.
The net profit jump was the result of a SR2.63 billion gain as the company wrote back provisions for doubtful receivables from subscribers, it said without elaborating.
Dredging firm Deme, 50% owned by AvH, increased its net profit to EUR 34.4 million from EUR 27.7 million.
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Analysts polled by Reuters on average expected the firm to post a quarterly net profit of 270.7 million dirhams.
The bank's net profit for last year amounted to RUB3.9bn (USD124m/EUR96m).
On the other hand, aggregate net profit of listed Kuwaiti companies for the third quarter stood at 260.16 million dinars, down by 30.21 per cent year-on-year, compared to 372.75 million dinars net profit for the corresponding period of last year.
Bahrain-based Capinnova Investment Bank, the Shari'a compliant investment banking arm of BBK, has reported a net profit of $806,000 for the second quarter of the year as compared to a net profit of $159,000 for the same period in 2010.
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Their total net profit dropped to SR 1324.2 million in 2009 from SR 2362.5 million during the year 2008.