profit warning

noun

a public announcement made by a company to shareholders and others warning that profits for a stated period will be much lower than had been expected

Nearby words

  1. profit margin,
  2. profit motive,
  3. profit sharing,
  4. profit squeeze,
  5. profit taking,
  6. profit-sharing,
  7. profit-taking,
  8. profitability,
  9. profitable,
  10. profiteer

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