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English definition of “earnings growth”

earnings growth

noun [U]
 
 
FINANCE
a measure of the increase in a company's income in a particular period: Disappointment over slower earnings growth caused the stock price to tumble.
buy earnings growth to buy shares in a company at a low price compared to the profit the company made in the previous period, hoping that the shares will increase in value: Bargain-minded managers see a chance to buy earnings growth at a cheap price.
(Definition of earnings growth from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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