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When you have large capital investments that require a payback and that payback is predicated on a projected % of growth, then falling short of that projection is not a good thing. I know that it's easy to over-simplify this issue and only look at the return, but the amount of the investment and recouping that investment is just as important. Of course, taking that into consideration would require honesty, objectivity and an understanding of economics.
This was "Profits" dude.
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This was "Profits" dude.

Um no, it was "earnings"

What Is the Difference Between Earnings and Profit?
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This was "Profits" dude.
The arguments the same either way. If you make an investment and it's predicated on a certain rate of return to make it a good investment, then anything that comes in below that return is not good. You're only looking at ONE side of the equation.
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