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retained earnings

plural noun
the accumulated, undistributed earnings of a corporation. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Instead, they fund their operations and expansions out of retained earnings or in the bond and commercial-paper markets.
  • Feeding the array is not synonymous with net retained earnings.
  • Dividend equivalents paid on units expected to vest are recognized as a reduction in retained earnings.
  • retained earnings are the device by which companies invest, and thus increase future dividends.
  • The cost of obtaining funds externally often exceeds the cost of internal funds generated through retained earnings.
  • What would that do to the need for capital, retained earnings and need to shrink the balance sheet.
  • Equities can be grouped into four categories: common stock, preferred stock, retained earnings and allocated equities.

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