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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The Southeast Asia Tobacco Control Alliance (Seatca) and HealthJustice Philippines said tobacco companies should communicate the new graphic health warnings, which are only valid for two years.
1136/tobaccocontrol-2014-051978) Pictorial warnings are superior to text-only warnings, because they catch consumers' attention and increase their attempts to quit.
What are some of the possible reasons that it is taking so long for companies to resolve Warning Letters to FDA's satisfaction?
He said that currently graphic warnings have been adopted by about one third of countries while many countries have increased warning size besides mandated picture warnings.
The second part consisted of multiple variables, including how many individuals out of the total participants noticed the warning on the cigarette packets according to their age and educational background.
The State Department did not explain why it was issuing a new warning that did not appear substantively different from the previous one.
Ideally, the instruction manual, packaging and warning labels should all be created or updated at the same time, to ensure consistency.
Seismic Warning Systems has been providing systems and services for early seismic detection and automated system response to commercial, industrial and government customers for twelve years.
The objectives of this survey were to 1) assess whether residents understood the new and existing cold weather warnings; 2) determine behaviors prompted by the warnings; and 3) identify whether NWS is meeting the preferred advance warning time among the residents of Burleigh County, North Dakota.
ABERYSTWYTH| Friday: Amber "be prepared" warning issued for the whole day.
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.