Not for profit
Not for profitAn organization established for charitable, humanitarian, or educational purposes that is exempt from some taxes and in which no one in profits or losses.
Not for profit
Net profit before tax (pre tax profit)Net profit before tax (pre tax profit)
The net profits of a company before they are reduced by Corporation Tax.
Net profitNet profit
The gross profit of a company (total turnover of products sold less costs to purchase or manufacture) less all other expenses. When net profit figures are quoted, the author usually makes it clear whether the figure is before or after tax. In company accounts, the word 'net' is often dropped, so that you simply have 'Profit before tax' and Profit after tax'.
Profits warningProfits warning
If a quoted company expects its profits figure to be lower than the consensus forecast of analysts who follow the stock, the directors are required to issue a profits warning. The warning is released via the Stock Exchange to ensure that all investors have access to the news at the same time.
Profitability indexProfitability index
The present value of the future cash flows divided by the initial investment. Also called the benefit-cost ratio.
Profit takingProfit taking
The selling of shares when the price has risen, in order to crystallise trading profits.
Further Suggestionsgross profit
profit before tax
Unitised with profit endowment
Gross profit margin
Non profit endowment
Accumulated profits tax
Pretax earnings or profits
profit sharing scheme
Excess profits tax
Risk adjusted profitability
Operating profit margin
net profit after tax