retained earnings


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Related to retained earnings: Appropriated Retained Earnings

re·tained earnings

 (rĭ-tānd′)
pl.n.
The accumulated net income retained for reinvestment in a business, rather than being paid out in dividends to stockholders.
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Saudi Ceramics Company has its retained earnings hiked 245 percent of its capital of SR375 million to reach SR919.
The remaining available retained earnings of the Company, after payment of the dividend, are to be carried forward to the next business year.
The reason for the capital increase is due to the capitalisation of part of its retained earnings to its capital to meet the company's expansion," the statement said.
Tokyo, May 24, 2012 - (JCN Newswire) - Fujitsu Limited announced that its Board of Directors today decided upon the dividends to be paid from retained earnings to shareholders on the record date of March 31, 2012, as indicated below.
4) from retained earnings (which it had planned to pay for 2010, but didn't pay), and R605 (~$20) for 9 months this year.
Lee Suh-der, finance minister, remarked that the move will encourage enterprises to better utilize their retained earnings, for investment, pay hikes, or dividend payout, thereby enabling shareholders and employees share the fruit of economic growth.
It will secure the extra funds by using part of its fiscal 2003 profits, which it had originally planned to funnel into its retained earnings account.
The term retained earnings is preferred, because it clearly distinguishes retained earnings from contributed capital, the other primary, source of stockholders' equity.
6 million and retained earnings increased 320% to approximately $7.
GAAP requires the analysis of all retained earnings, not just unappropriated retained earnings.
During this period, the Fund paid distributions from net investment income and retained earnings of $1,535,742, equal to $0.
After payment of the second quarter of 2014 dividend, the FHLBNY's level of unrestricted retained earnings will be approximately $789.