Pre tax profit
Pre tax profitSee: 'profit before tax'.
Non profit endowmentNon profit endowment
This type of endowment guarantees repayment of the loan. There are no annual or final bonuses and you generally have no chance of a cash surplus on maturity. Essentially, there is no benefit other than life cover which is eaqual to the value of the mortgage you have ttaken out. This is seen as an inefficient method of saving the money to pay back and is therefore rarely recommended as a method of repaying a mortgage.
Not for profitNot for profit
An organization established for charitable, humanitarian, or educational purposes that is exempt from some taxes and in which no one in profits or losses.
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.
Profit TableProfit Table
A table of results of a particular strategy at some point in time. This is usually a tabular compilation of the data drawn on a profit graph. See also Profit Graph.
Directly Unproductive Profit-Seeking ActivitiesDirectly Unproductive Profit-Seeking Activities
Activities that have no direct productive purpose (neither increasing consumer utility nor contributing to production of a good or service that would increase utility) and are motivated by the desire to make profit, typically from market distortions created by government policies. Examples are rent seeking and revenue seeking. Term coined by Bhagwati (1982).
Further SuggestionsProfit margin
profit sharing scheme
Pretax earnings or profits
Excess profits tax
Risk adjusted profitability
profit before tax
net profit after tax
Accumulated profits tax
net profit before tax (pre tax profit)
profit and loss statement (P&L)
Full with profit endowment
Profit sharing plan
Operating profit margin
Gross profit margin