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