Sentence Examples


  • 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.
  • In many cases the state or the ruler has sought to obtain a share in the profits of mining, or even to work mines for the individual profit of the ruler or of the state.
  • In normal cases profits were divided according to contract, usually equally.