Profit takingThe selling of shares when the price has risen, in order to crystallise trading profits.
Profit takingAction by short-term securities traders to cash in on gains created by a sharp market rise, which pushes prices down temporarily but implies an upward market trend. See: Ring the [cash] register.
Profit centerProfit center
A division of an organization held responsible for producing its own profits.
Operating profitOperating profit
A company's profit after deducting its operating costs from gross profit.
Net profit marginNet profit margin
Net income divided by sales; the amount of each sales dollar left over after all expenses have been paid.
Revenue minus cost. The amount one makes on a transaction.
Excess profits taxExcess profits tax
Additional federal taxes placed on the earnings of a business, used only in time of national emergency such as war.
Further SuggestionsNot for profit
net profit before tax (pre tax profit)
Directly Unproductive Profit-Seeking Activities
Profit sharing plan
Gross profit margin
Non profit endowment
Full with profit endowment
profit sharing scheme
Pretax earnings or profits
Accumulated profits tax
unitised with profits
Realized profit (or loss)