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Princeton's WordNet

  1. profitableness, profitability, gainfulness, lucrativenessnoun

    the quality of affording gain or benefit or profit


  1. profitabilitynoun

    The quality or state of being profitable.

  2. profitabilitynoun

    The capacity to make a profit.

  3. Etymology: From profitable + -ity


  1. profitability

    Profitability refers to a company's ability to generate profits or financial gains from its operations over time. It is a key measure of a business's success and financial health, indicating the extent to which revenues exceed costs and expenses. Profitability is often assessed using various financial metrics such as profit margins, return on investment, return on assets, and return on equity.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of profitability in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of profitability in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of profitability in a Sentence

  1. Patricia McCoy:

    But it doesn’t solve this profitability problem, its expenses may be bigger than its revenues.

  2. Raymond James:

    We favor Pampa as it offers exposure to the generation sector, which we believe will be the best-performing segment in the industry, while benefiting from the improvement in profitability in the other businesses (transmission and distribution).

  3. Peter Oppenheimer:

    Valuations are not that extreme there (in Japan), so I think you've got the combination of a tailwind from policy and from the currency - but actually some real fundamental improvements from corporate profitability.

  4. Steven Kelly:

    At some point these funds are going to be pressed for profitability too.

  5. Geely Automobile:

    The recent outbreak of the novel coronavirus had caused serious disruption to our supply chain and thus our production levels, meaning additional pressure on our business volume and profitability in 2020.

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