negative profit

negative profit

n
(Commerce) a financial loss
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Farmers who want to shift to alternative crops are discouraged from doing so because many of them are also low or negative profit enterprises.
Mortgage lenders again reported a negative profit margin outlook for the next three months, citing competition as the primary reason and continuing a quarterly trend beginning the same time last year, according to Fannie Mae's Q4 2017 Mortgage Lender Sentiment Survey.
Facing constrained mortgage demand and a negative profit margin outlook, more lenders say they have eased rather than tightened home mortgage credit standards, according to Fannie Maes third quarter 2017 Mortgage Lender Sentiment Survey.
Local banks should stop giving negative profit to accountholders, and authorities should avoid strict measures to increase revenue otherwise people will continue to prefer other countries for investment and deposits, he warned.
LeEco is thus leading a new era of negative profit for devices, which will have a huge impact on the 60+ inch Smart TV market.
The information technology sector saw negative profit growth, reflecting, we believe, greater investment in product development.
Thus, treating negative profit differently cannot be justified if functions performed and risks assumed by the parties remain the same.
One of the sources said Greybull planned to keep the refinery in operation despite weak and often negative profit margins.
Negative profit outlooks for the first quarter have been increasing as well, with more companies sounding the alarm about possible problems related to this winter's harsh weather.
9 percent of companies reported negative profit numbers, versus 13.
According to IFRS statements, revaluation of fixed assets was the key driver of equity growth in 2012, when the bank reported negative profit.
The figures by the Saudi Arabian Monetary Agency ( SAMA ), central bank, indicated the Gulf Kingdom's 12 banks could be heading for their best financial year following negative profit growth during 2009-2010.
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