Penultimate Profit Prospect (PPP)
Penultimate Profit Prospect (PPP): The second-lowest-priced of the ten highest-yielding stocks in the Dow Jones Industrial Average that is said (by authors O'Higgins and Downes) to be the Dow stock with the best possibility o . . . View Full Definition
Profit Sharing Plan: A qualified retirement plan established and maintained by an employer which enables employees and their beneficiaries to participate in the profits of the employer's business.
Profit Taking: Profit taking is the sale of securities after a rapid price increase to cash in on gains. Profit taking sometimes causes a temporary market downturn after a period of rising prices as invest . . . View Full Definition
Profit-Sharing Plan: An incentive system providing that employees share in company profits through a cash fund or a deferred plan used to buy stock or bonds.
Profitability: A company's ability to generate revenues in excess of the costs incurred in producing those revenues.
Profit Sharing: A profit-sharing plan is a type of defined contribution retirement plan that employers may establish for their workers. The employer may add up to the annual limit to each employee's profit- . . . View Full Definition
Profit Rate: Annual Earnings per share after taxes as a percentage of shareholders' equity capital per share at corporate book value at the beginning of the year.
Profit Center: A division of an organization held responsible for producing its own profits.
Profit Elasticity: A measure of the profit potential of different economic conditions based on adjusting price, supply, or other variables to create a different profit potential where the supply and demand cur . . . View Full Definition
Profit Forecast: A prediction of future profits of a company, which may affect investment decisions.
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Match Play: Scoring by holes rather than strokes, the way golf was originally played