Distribution of Profit and Loss MCQs

True Tamplin

Written by True Tamplin, BSc, CEPF®
Updated on March 25, 2022

This set of multiple choice questions (MCQs) focuses on the distribution of profit and loss. These MCQs can help you to prepare for your exams, interviews, and different tests.

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Distribution of profit & loss mcqs

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Frequently Asked Questions

How is the distribution of profits calculated?

The profits generated by the business are shared among the shareholders by their ownership percentages. Each shareholder is then paid their proportional share of the profits.

How often are distributions of profits paid?

You must own at least one share to receive a distribution of profits.

How often are distributions of profits paid?

How often are distributions of profits paid?

What happens if I sell my shares after the distribution of profits has been announced?

If you sell your shares after the distribution of profits has been announced, you will still be entitled to your proportional share of the profits. However, you will not be able to receive the cash dividend payment.

Are distributions of profits guaranteed?

No. Distributions of profits are not guaranteed, and they can be reduced or eliminated altogether if the company experiences financial difficulties.

True Tamplin, BSc, CEPF®

About the Author
True Tamplin, BSc, CEPF®

True Tamplin is a published author, public speaker, CEO of UpDigital, and founder of Finance Strategists.

True is a Certified Educator in Personal Finance (CEPF®), author of The Handy Financial Ratios Guide, a member of the Society for Advancing Business Editing and Writing, contributes to his financial education site, Finance Strategists, and has spoken to various financial communities such as the CFA Institute, as well as university students like his Alma mater, Biola University, where he received a bachelor of science in business and data analytics.

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