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Earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation, and amortization are commonly shortened to EBITDA. EBITDA reports a company's profits before interest on debt and taxes owed or paid to the government are subtracted.
EBITDA is used to compare the profitability of a company with other companies of the same size in the same industry who may have different levels of debt or different tax situations.Yahoo Finance - Cite This Source - This Definition
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