earnings performance

/'ɜ:nɪŋz pəˌfɔ:məns/ noun
a way in which shares earn dividends

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  • Earnings Before Interest, Taxes, Depreciation and Amortization - EBITDA — An indicator of a company s financial performance which is calculated in the following EBITDA calculation: EBITDA is essentially net income with interest, taxes, depreciation, and amortization added back to it, and can be used to analyze and… …   Investment dictionary

  • Earnings Before Interest, Taxes, Depreciation, Amortization And Special Losses - EBITDAL — A measure of a company s financial performance that looks at earnings before the inclusion of interest, taxes, depreciation, amortization and losses. These losses can be related to non recurring expenses such as a loss in derivatives used to… …   Investment dictionary

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