Define: Trading Profit

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Definition: Trading Profit


Quick Summary of Trading Profit


Trading Profit is the profit that an investor derives from buying and selling short-term securities, or those held by the investor for less than one year.



What is the dictionary definition of Trading Profit?

Dictionary Definition


  • The profit of an organisation before deductions for such items such as interest, director’s fees, auditors’ remuneration, etc.
  • The profit that an investor derives from buying and selling short-term securities, or those that the investor holds for less than one year.

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Examples of Trading Profit in a sentence


When calculating net trading profit, stocks are valued at either the cost or replacement value, depending on whichever is the lower.
Whilst the company has not yet made a trading profit, it certainly shows every prospect of doing so in the long term.
Last year, the company’s trading profit before charge on interest was £63 million.
The results showed a trading profit of £15.7 million on a turnover of £367 million.
We’ve seen trading profit rising grow from £30 million to £67 million in just two years.


Synonyms For Trading Profit


Gross profit, Operating Income


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Definition Sources


Definitions for Trading 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: 1st April, 2020