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profits warning

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishprofits warningˈprofits ˌwarning noun [countable] British English technical 🔊 🔊 an occasion when a company announces that its profit for a particular period of time will be less than expected
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profits warningEngineering group Wheway dipped 5p to 7p after a profits warning.After the profits warning was announced, the shares had slumped by up to 100p.
From Longman Business Dictionaryprofits warningˈprofits ˌwarning noun [countable usually singular] especially British English FINANCE an occasion when a company announces that its profit for a particular period of time will be less than expectedThe company issued a profits warning in May, telling investors that first-quarter numbers would miss forecasts.
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