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Profit taking

The selling of shares when the price has risen, in order to crystallise trading profits.

Profit taking

Action 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 taking

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Unitised with profits

Unitised with profits

With-profits and investment-linked funds combined in the same contract with the choice of switching between them.


Net profit margin

Net profit margin

Net income divided by sales; the amount of each sales dollar left over after all expenses have been paid.


Full with profit endowment

Full with profit endowment

The most expensive endowment plan with the highest guaranteed returns. This type of endowment guarantees an annual growth and also to pay off the full loan at maturity which is the cause of the added expense. It also has built in life cover. The future growth of your investment is assumed to be at a certain rate, which determines the level of your premiums. The portion of your premium that is being invested is pooled with the premiums of other investors. Annual bonuses are added to the maturity value each year and are dependent on the performance of the investment fund. There is a possibility that the bonuses will take the maturity value above the level required to pay back the loan. This would result in a tax-free cash surplus, which you can spend on whatever tickles your fancy.


Accumulated profits tax

Accumulated profits tax

A tax on earnings kept in a firm to prevent the higher personal income tax rate that would obtain if profits were paid out as dividends to the owners.


Excess profits tax

Excess profits tax

Additional federal taxes placed on the earnings of a business, used only in time of national emergency such as war.


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net profit after tax
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Excess profit
paper profit
Profitability ratios
Profit center
Gross profit margin
Profit maximizing
operating profit
Pretax earnings or profits
Operating profit margin
Profit sharing plan
Profit margin
Book profit
Profitability index
Not for profit
profit before tax
Trading profit
pre tax profit
Profit forecast
net profit before tax (pre tax profit)
Risk adjusted profitability


 
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