Paper profitA profit which would become real if the shares held were sold at their current price.
Profit shiftingProfit shifting
The use of government policies to alter the outcome of international oligopolistic competition so as to increase the profits of domestic firms at the expense of foreign firms. This is a key element of strategic trade policy.
Profit before taxProfit before tax
A company's net profit before deduction of corporation tax.
Realized profit (or loss)Realized profit (or loss)
A capital gain or loss on securities held in a portfolio that has become actual by the sale or other type of surrender of one or many securities.
Profit sharing schemeProfit sharing scheme
A scheme where part of a company's profits are paid to employees as a reward for loyalty and contribution to the company's success. The reward may be given via cash, shares or a combination of both.
Profitability ratiosProfitability ratios
Ratios that focus on how well a firm is performing. Profit margins measure performance with relation to sales. Rate of return ratios measure performance relative to some measure of size of the investment.
Further SuggestionsNot for profit
Pretax earnings or profits
Accumulated profits tax
Full with profit endowment
Directly Unproductive Profit-Seeking Activities
Non profit endowment
net profit after tax
Unitised with profit endowment
Operating profit margin
pre tax profit