Earnings

Business / Taxes / Earnings: In the case of an individual, earnings include salary and other compensation for work you do, as well as interest, dividends, and increases in the value of your investments. From a corporate perspective, earnings are profits, or net income, after the company has paid income taxes and bond interest.

Other Words for Earnings

Earnings Noun Synonyms: wages, salary, income, compensation, pay, stipend, emolument, proceeds, return, revenue, yield, takings, take
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Retained Earnings

Business / Accounting / Retained Earnings: The portion of a corporation's owners' equity that has been earned from profitable operations and not distributed to stockholders. MORE

Reported Earnings

Business / Finance / Reported Earnings: Net income (after deducting preferred dividends) per common share. Fiscal year earnings are adjusted to calendar year earnings by combining the four fiscal quarterly earnings which most closely corres MORE

Earnings Yield

Business / Finance / Earnings Yield: Positive or negative differences from the consensus forecast of earnings by institutions such as First Call or IBES Negative earnings surprises generally have a greater adverse effect on stock prices MORE

Earnings Estimate

Business / Taxes / Earnings Estimate: Professional stock analysts use mathematical models that weigh companies' financial data to predict their future earnings per share on a quarterly, annual, and long-term basis. Investment research com MORE

Retained Earnings Statement

Business / Finance / Retained Earnings Statement: A statement of all transactions affecting the balance of a company's retained earnings account. MORE

Low Price-Earnings Ratio Effect

Business / Finance / Low Price-Earnings Ratio Effect: The tendency of portfolios of stocks with a low price-earnings ratio to outperform portfolios of stocks with high price-earnings ratios. MORE

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