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bottom line

the last line of a financial statement that shows the net profit or loss of a company or organization
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The event features live music, hors d'oeuvres, stories from Bottom Line students and speeches by community and business leaders.
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Bottom line: Four of the athletes have run under 13 seconds this season.
Bottom Line Concepts is a performance-based financial consulting firm known for its ability to lower costs and locate savings for large organizations.
The majority of the students in the Bottom Line program are enrolled in bachelor's degree programs.
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In addition, the bottom line for the fourth quarter reflects a $680,000 future liability related to a lease commitment on a closed store, while full-year results were negatively impacted by a $6.1 million charge associated with the separation agreement for the company's former chief executive officer, a $2.1 million impairment charge for four properties that were sold and the fourth quarte lease liability cited above.
The bottom line was also supported by a 12% QoQ decrease in provisioning.
Bottom line: Higher order thinking is rarely assessed because so much attention is given to recall.
It's interesting, even fascinating, that many of the decisions made expressly for the bottom line have not been very profitable.
ENVIRONMENTAL PROGRAMS AND THE BOTTOM LINE * Administrators and staff in campus athletic departments were asked: Generally, how do the key decision-makers in athletics think the department's environmental programs will affect the bottom line?
NSBA's The Bottom Line will be a collective place to do just this.