Earnings typically refer to after-tax net income, sometimes known as the bottom line or a company's profits.
Earnings are the main determinant of a company's share price because earnings and the circumstances relating to them can indicate whether the business will be profitable and successful in the long run.
Earnings refer to a company's profits in a given quarter or fiscal year.
Earnings are an important figure to use when analyzing a company's profitability.
A company's earnings are used in many common ratios.