Definition of net profit in English:

net profit

noun

  • The actual profit after working expenses not included in the calculation of gross profit have been paid:

    ‘the company reported net profits up 7.6 per cent’
    [mass noun] ‘midterm net profit was $58 m’
    • ‘The Company reported a net profit after tax of $5.2 million and paid a final dividend of 4 cents per share.’
    • ‘Along with the 43 per cent dip in net profits, revenue was up by 80 per cent in the three months to the end of October, hitting $46.4m.’
    • ‘The UK chain has reported net profits of £3.7 million for the year to 31 January, up from £292,000 for the year earlier.’
    • ‘Simply it is the number of times the company could pay its dividend if it theoretically paid all of its net profits as dividends.’
    • ‘Elan reported a return to profitability yesterday, making net profits of $17.3 million for the second quarter of the year.’
    • ‘The firm may obtain foreign exchange for repatriation of invested capital, net profits, or interest earned from equity and loan investments.’
    • ‘The fall in operating and net profits is a direct result of unrealised fair value gains being $13.56 million lower than in the previous period.’
    • ‘The court noted that the jury seemed to have based its punitive damage calculation on the annual net profits of Anthem's parent - $172 million.’
    • ‘The world's largest producer of made-to-order chips reported third quarter revenue and net profits that met or beat analysts' estimates.’
    • ‘The company said it would pay 25 per cent of the net profit as dividends.’
    • ‘The Lords confirmed the lower court's view that net profits for tax purposes were not net profits as disclosed in a set of accounts presented to shareholders.’
    • ‘Accounts show adjusted net profits in excess of £150,000.’
    • ‘They're fixated on the notion of net profits at the expense of everything else.’
    • ‘This is the first time the company reported a net profit of over Rs 500 crore.’
    • ‘In the financial year to the end of October, HP is expected to report net profits of $4.5 billion on sales of $87 billion, both substantially up on last year.’
    • ‘Of that, £9m went to the pilots and other expenses, leaving a net profit of almost £2m.’
    • ‘Without consolidating the subsidiary results the bank has reported a net profit of Rs 402.99 crore.’
    • ‘After the explosion Consol issued a press release assuring its investors that no damage had been done to its mining operations and that it still expected to report net profits.’
    • ‘Titan reported net profits of HK $155 million in the first half, representing a 275 per cent rise from a year ago.’
    • ‘The very high rates of interest then lead to a sharp fall in net profits, and interest payments might even exceed the entire gross profit in the case of some branches or regions.’
    financial gain, gain, payback, dividend, interest, yield, surplus, excess
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