Profit


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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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While you diligently pursued that favorite phantom of yours, called profits, and moralized about that favorite fetich of yours, called competition, even greater and more direful things have been accomplished by combination.
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Viewed by sector, banks made the largest net profit. Seven of eight listed banks made half of their total profit - over 42 million euros--which is a 14.68 percent increase from the first six months of 2016.
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next (27th position, 2.251 bln AMD, with 2.001 bln AMD of this amount being profit and income taxes).
Ironically, the real estate, which continued to see net profit decline, was the best performer in the market index.
Dechu and Skinner [4] investigated profit management behavior in companies which had strong motivations for breaking profit chain pattern of the company but their research results did not indicate that how much and when managers tend to break their company's profit chain [5].
Al Rajhi's operational profit rose 7.6 percent to 3.2 billion riyals from 2.97 billion riyals a year earlier.
Hua Nan's branch in Shenzhen of Guangdong Province has profits of US$970,000 at the end of August and will see profits soon grow over US$1 million, with the full-year profit being an estimated US$1.2 million.
Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group Inc., the nation's largest banking group by assets, said it posted a consolidated net profit of 151.26 billion yen in the first quarter of fiscal 2007, down 31.1 percent form a year earlier, despite an 18.2 percent increase in operating revenue to 1.55 trillion yen.
Korean Air, the world's top air cargo carrier, said in a filing to the Korea Exchange that the company is aiming to post KRW640 billion won (USD$690.5 million) in operating profit next year with sales up 3.6 percent to KRW8.6 trillion (USD$9.28 billion).
Averaging out reported figures from 37 papermaking companies that sell their stock on North American markets, the paper industry checks in with an average net profit margin of 0.60 percent.