earnings report

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Noun1.earnings report - a financial statement that gives operating results for a specific periodearnings report - a financial statement that gives operating results for a specific period
financial statement, statement - a document showing credits and debits
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Chapters are: the balance sheet; working capital requirements, managerial balance sheets and matching; balance sheets and strategic decision-making; profit and loss statements; profit and loss statements and strategic decision-making; forecasts for managerial balance sheets and profit and loss statements; a seven-step sequence and conclusion; key valuation concepts; four main valuation methods; weighted average cost of capital; valuation with discounted cash flow and economic profits; financial analysis and company valuation; additional valuation info and tips for advanced users; conclusion.
Companies (and certain other organisations) must publish profit and loss statements. The profit and loss statements of companies must, by law, comply with one of four formats.
Business profit and loss statements (including year-to-date profit and loss statements).
Posting goodwill on the balance sheet also carries the potential for impairment, which could lead to big future write-downs on the profit and loss statements, and increase the effective tax rate for previously acquired goodwill for the period in which the write-down is recorded.
Because, in a capitalist economy, we govern entities defined by profit and loss statements. In health care, under fee-for-service financing, hospitals, individual physicians' offices, group practices, home health agencies, nursing homes, urgent care centers, diagnostic radiology centers, therapeutic radiology centers, regional laboratories, etc.
Given the substantial non-tax management purposes served by such profit and loss statements, it is unlikely an employer would manipulate its compensation expense simply for purposes of the test.
While this is true, the program does presume a familiarity with profit and loss statements and cash flow projections.
With respect to the other two categories, however, the safe harbor rules go substantially beyond records "maintenance" to records "creation" - requiring basic accounting records and records to produce material profit and loss statements to be created if they do not otherwise exist.
One proposed requirement for particular concern involves the keeping of, or creating where not otherwise maintained, combined industry segmented profit and loss statements, referred to as "material profit and loss statements." The industry segments are based on product lines, products, or models.
A profit and loss statement provides a picture of a company's performance over an accounting period (usually a year).