(British also profits warning)
A statement issued by a company advising the stock market that profits will be lower than expected.
- 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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