Define: Undistributed Profit

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Definition: Undistributed Profit

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Undistributed Profit is profit earned by organisation that is not distributed to it’s shareholders by way of dividends.

Such sums are available for distribution at a later date but typically is used by companies to finance their activities.

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Definition Sources

Definitions for Undistributed Profit are sourced/syndicated from:

  • Oxford Dictionary Of Economics
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

This glossary post was last updated: 5th May 2019.