Meaning of “headline earnings” in the English Dictionary

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"headline earnings" in Business English

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headline earningsnoun [ plural ]

uk us UK FINANCE

the profits of a company that do not include profits or losses from events that do not happen often, for example the sale of assets:

The bank's headline earnings, the best indication of its profits, rose 52 per cent to $1.3billion.

(Definition of “headline earnings” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)