Earnings before interest, tax and amortisation (i.e., after depreciation is deducted). Note: This is becoming the most standard measure of profit. Although it does not appear on the actual P&L, it is often detailed in the financial review.
EBITA is an acronym that refers to a company's earnings before the deduction of interest, tax and amortization expenses. See EBITDA. It is a financial indicator used widely as a measure of efficiency and profitability.