undivided profits

Definition of "undivided profits"
  1. The residual earnings kept by a company after all distributions to shareholders have been made, which are not allocated as surplus funds
How to use "undivided profits" in a sentence
  1. If a business chooses to reinvest in itself, these reinvestments often come from undivided profits.
  2. In their annual report, the company announced it had considerable undivided profits, which could be used for future investments or potential dividends.
  3. After all company expenses were paid and dividends distributed, the remaining undivided profits were added to the corporation's reserves.

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