operating surplus

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An approximate measure of a company's operating cash flow based on data from the company's income statement. Calculated by looking at earnings before the deduction of interest expenses, taxes, depreciation, and amortization. also called Earnings Before Interest, Taxes, Depreciation and Amortization (EBITDA) or operational cash flow.

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You should try to make sure that you are not at an operating surplus that will have you wasting time and resources.

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Due to our operating surplus we were given a productivity bonus and the weekend off as a reward, this company is great to work for.

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OPERATING SURPLUS An approximate measure of a company's operating cash flow based on data from the company's income statement. CALCULATED by looking at earnings before the deduction of interest expenses, taxes, depreciation, and amortization. also called Earnings Before Interest, Taxes, Depreciation and Amortization (EBITDA) or operational

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