Definition of profit warning in English:

profit warning

Syllabification: prof·it warn·ing


  • A statement issued by a company advising the stock market that profits will be lower than expected.
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    • Global financial services giant, the US-based American Express issued a profit warning.
    • Gucci has complained of a post-terrorism slump, ditto Mulberry, which now attributes a recent profits warning to the same cause.
    • He was fined £15,000 for selling 70,000 shares ahead of a profit warning.

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