Profit Warning

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Profit Warning

An informal announcement by a publicly-traded company that its earnings for a given quarter or year will be less than expected. This is done to price out the company's share price and avoid a sell-off or other volatility when the earnings are actually announced.
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Because plain packages with pictorial health warnings were shown to receive low positive perception scores as compared to standard packages for cigarettes, (20) the same is expected for alcohol:
Although some product hazard warnings are so obvious they make us chuckle (such as "coffee is hot"), failure to include proper warnings on products can expose a company to legal risks that are no laughing matter.
Warnings take a while to issue and the Rothbury warning was in a queue.
THE pictorial health warnings on tobacco products, introduced to motivate tobacco users to kick the habit and deter non- users, appear to have failed to achieve their objectives.
Health warnings on individual cigarettes could help to reduce smoking, according to a new Stirling study.
PESHAWAR -- Health warnings printed on individual cigarettes could play a key role in reducing smoking, said a new research.
ISLAMABAD -- Health warnings printed on individual cigarettes could play a key role in reducing smoking, said a new research.
Azhar Saleem shared that pictorial health warnings on tobacco packages are a cost-effective means to increase public awareness about the dangers of tobacco use.
Food and Drug Administration issued a proposed rule to require new health warnings on cigarette packages and in advertisements to promote greater public understanding of the negative health consequences of smoking.
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is issuing a proposed rule to establish new required health warnings for cigarette packages and advertisements, which would apply to imports, the agency said.
[UKPRwire, Fri Aug 02 2019] Global Outdoor Warning Sirens Market: Introduction: Warnings are to inform people about unfortunate and unexpected situations, such as presence of any source of threat (industrial, natural and others), which could threaten their property or lives.
Twelve profit warnings were issued by listed companies based in the Midlands in the second quarter of 2019 - double the number seen in the same quarter in 2018, according to EY's latest Profit Warnings Report.