Define: Realised Profit

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Definition: Realised Profit


Quick Summary of Realised Profit


A profit arising from revenue which has been earned by the entity and for which there is a reasonable prospect of cash being collected in the near future.



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Full Definition of Realised Profit


A profit that has been incurred in an investment but that hasn’t been realised yet because the investment hasn’t been sold, which would make it realised. Also called a paper profit.


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Definition Sources


Definitions for Realised Profit are sourced/syndicated and enhanced from:

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

This glossary post was last updated: 4th July, 2019