Meaning of “profits warning” in the English Dictionary

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profits warningnoun [ C ]

also profit warning uk us

FINANCE an announcement made by a public company that profits in a particular period will be less than expected:

a severe/shock profits warning In a shock profits warning the company said its retail business would post a substantial loss this year.
The American consumer-goods firm also issued a profits warning, its third since March.

(Definition of “profits warning” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)