profit warning


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profit warning

n
(Commerce) 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
Translations
Gewinnwarnung
avertissement sur les résultats
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It follows the collapse of Monarch, a profit warning by easyJet and Ryanair's cancelled flights fiasco.
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Mindful of corporate governance commitments and stock exchange listing rules, the CEO prepared his messages about the profit warning.
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