earnings growth

Definition

A measure of growth in a company's net income over a specific period, often one year. The term can apply to actual data from previous periods or estimated data for future periods.

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Our corporate CEO insisted that his highest priority was to secure earnings growth for our company on a year by year basis.

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Though the company's earnings growth was not as high as forecasted, Anna found that they still ended the fiscal year with a net profit of $3,715.

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In keeping with their short-term, forward looking investment strategy, James purchased 5,000 shares of Dynamic Widgets common stock based on his analyst's forecast of 25% earnings growth in the coming year.

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