operating profit


A measure of a company's earning power from ongoing operations, equal to earnings before deduction of interest payments and income taxes. also called EBIT (earnings before interest and taxes) or operating income.

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The operating profit was useful but we wanted to know what the profit was after the governmental taxes were paid.

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You should try to make sure that you are doing things as efficiently as you can so that your operating profit will be high.

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We need to cut down on production costs to increase our operating profit, at the very least, if we can't cut back on the income taxes.

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