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profit

the amount by which income exceeds expenditure.

profit sharing
profit sharing between a professional and a lay person is illegal in most countries because it is considered to be improper for a nonveterinarian to have any authority over the quality and style of the work of a professional person.
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The net profit margin is the most accurate way to measure health plans' profits, especially when state and federal law require them to spend 85 percent of their premiums on medical care," said Johnston.
Moreover, Oman and Emirates Investment went from net profit in the first quarter of 2010 to a net loss in the first quarter of 2011.
For paper makers to enjoy a higher overall industry average for net profit margins, several widespread changes may need to take place.
This is because such high marketing and production costs significantly reduce the net profit, which is the basis used to compute royalties paid to net profit participants
It projects unconsolidated full-year pretax profit at 56 billion yen and net profit at 37 billion yen on sales of 1,360 billion yen.
3 billion (US$ 185 million) will result in a net profit of approximately NOK 1 billion (US$ 140 million) before tax.
The power supplier serving Hiroshima and surrounding prefectures in western Japan attributed the drop in net profit in the business year that ended in March to the parent company's double-digit decline in net profit.
According to a new book from the National Association of Home Builders, "The Business of Building: Measuring Your Success," the poorest performing 25% of builders earn net profits of less than 0.
For the full fiscal year ending March 31, 2001, Sharp is forecasting group net profit of 38 billion yen and pretax profit of 80 billion yen on sales of 2.
Statewide, the net profit before taxes works out to 8.
Sales, pretax profit and net profit are in billions of yen, with year-on-year percentage changes in parentheses.
It also recommended that the term "net profit per share" be used to confirm no net profit adjustments were made.