Accumulated Earnings

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Definition: Accumulated Earnings


Accumulated Earnings


Full Definition of Accumulated Earnings


Earnings not paid out as dividends but instead reinvested in the core business or used to pay off debt. also called earned surplus or unappropriated profit or retained earnings.


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Definition Sources


Definitions for Accumulated Earnings are sourced/syndicated and enhanced from:

  • A Dictionary of Economics (Oxford Quick Reference)
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

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