I have a sentence

Action Oil's profits are disappointingly low this year.

I have lookep up action in some dictionaries but couldn't find any suitable meanings for it in this sentence. I also don't know the role of it in this case. I wonder if action profit is a phrase, but I couldn't find any examples of it.

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The word 'Action' in that phrase simply forms part of the company's name, Action Oil.

Otherwise, you're correct to think that the sentence wouldn't make sense.

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