Meaning of “earnings growth” in the English Dictionary

"earnings growth" in Business English

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earnings growthnoun [ U ]


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)