Define: Preliminary Announcement

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Definition: Preliminary Announcement


Quick Summary of Preliminary Announcement


The first announcement by a listed company of it’s profit for the most recent accounting period. Precedes the publication of the full annual report. The announcement is made to the entire stock market so that all investors receive information at the same time.



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Definition Sources


Definitions for Preliminary Announcement are sourced/syndicated from:

  • Oxford Dictionary Of Economics
  • BusinessDictionary.com
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

This glossary post was last updated: 23rd December 2018.