1. <the indicative; it states a fact>
2. <the present perfect; meaning, from some unknown time in the past up until now, the present time. HINT: Add in "recently"
3. "has been" is passive. Note, use the passive if the actor, the person or thing who/that initiates the event (i.e., 'increase') isn't important or is unknown. That is, who increased the profit? Do we know and/or is it even important?
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