earning power


earning power
earnings before interest and taxes ( EBIT) divided by total assets. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary

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earning power UK US noun [U]
the ability of a person to earn money or of a company to make a profit: »

She looked for every opportunity to increase her earning power.

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He tells us what has been invested in a business, but this may say little about the company's future earning power.


Financial and business terms. 2012.

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  • Earning power — Earnings before interest and taxes ( EBIT) divided by total assets. The New York Times Financial Glossary * * * earning power earning power ➔ power1 * * * earning power UK US noun [U] ► the ability of a person to earn money or of a company to… …   Financial and business terms

  • earning power — noun Etymology: earning from gerund of earn (I) : the relative ability of an individual or an organization to command earnings in return for services or goods a corporation with good earning power the general rise in all earning power has tended… …   Useful english dictionary

  • earning power — / ɜ:nɪŋ ˌpaυə/ noun the amount of money someone should be able to earn ● She is such a fine designer that her earning power is very large …   Dictionary of banking and finance

  • earning power — See earning capacity …   Black's law dictionary

  • earning power — See earning capacity …   Black's law dictionary

  • earning power — Same as earning capacity …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • earning power — assessment of a person s ability to earn a certain salary …   English contemporary dictionary

  • power — ▪ I. power pow‧er 1 [ˈpaʊə ǁ paʊr] noun 1. [uncountable] the ability or right to control people, organizations, events etc: • I m against giving too much power to one man. power over • Congress s power over federal spending • He plans to resign …   Financial and business terms

  • power — 1 noun 1 CONTROL (U) the ability or right to control people or events: We all felt that the chairman had too much power. | He was motivated by greed, envy, and the lust for power. (+ over): She has a lot of power over the people in her team. |… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • power — pow|er1 [ pauər ] noun *** ▸ 1 ability to influence/do ▸ 2 political/legal control ▸ 3 physical force/strength ▸ 4 energy/electricity ▸ 5 in mathematics ▸ + PHRASES 1. ) uncount the ability to influence or control what people do or think: Power… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English


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