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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Modern Language Association (MLA):
Preliminary Announcement. Payroll & Accounting Heaven Ltd. July 02, 2020
Chicago Manual of Style (CMS):
Preliminary Announcement. Payroll & Accounting Heaven Ltd. (accessed: July 02, 2020).
American Psychological Association (APA):
Preliminary Announcement. Retrieved July 02, 2020, from website:

Definition Sources

Definitions for Preliminary Announcement are sourced/syndicated and enhanced from:

  • A Dictionary of Economics (Oxford Quick Reference)
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

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