It's increased profits about seven percent over last quarter.
Such crude attempts as were made to prevent rates from being excessive concerned themselves with profits, and were designed to confiscate for the state treasury any earnings beyond a certain prescribed dividend.
Some stocks reliably pay dividends, portions of a corporation's profits paid out in cash to its shareholders.
The "two" were Charles and Alfred (whose contributions predominated), and who shared the surprising profits, X20.
Burton was evidently a mesne borough under the abbot, who held the court of the manor and received the profits of the borough according to the charter of Henry I.