It is exactly what it sounds like 💰 Earnings are the profits a business makes during a quarter or financial year.
Earnings go back into the business to grow it, or are divided amongst stockholders through dividends. How much a company has made decides how much their stocks are worth If earnings are better than estimates, stock prices go up and vice versa 👎
When earnings are published, it is expected that they are carefully audited and true. This is very important as earnings reports are crucial bits of information that help investors decide whether they should buy, sell or hold on to their investments.
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