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Windfall

A sudden, unexpected profit or gain. A windfall may occur, for example, after a company announces an earnings surprise and its stock consequently jumps significantly. Companies may also experience windfall when demand for their products skyrockets; for example, an umbrella manufacturer may see windfall during an especially rainy year. See also: Windfall shares, Windfall tax.

windfall

An unexpected profit or gain. An investor holding a stock that increases greatly in price because of an unexpected takeover offer receives a windfall.
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"This is out of more than 1.5million windfall payments which have been issued.
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The forest minister said they would defend the billion-tree tsunami on every forum, while the opposition clinched to the windfall policy of cutting more trees.
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A windfall tax is being proposed for Russian natural resources companies whose earnings have benefited from the rouble depreciation since 2014 while their tax burden is perceived to be lower than for oil and gas companies.
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