EY has collected and analysed data on UK company profit warnings since 1999. Our quarterly Analysis of UK Profit Warnings, issued by quoted companies, provides an insight into profit warning trends and the key economic, sector and market issues facing all businesses.
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UK Profit Warnings Q4 2016
Our latest Analysis of UK Profit Warnings sees quoted companies issuing 73 profit warnings in Q4, five more than Q3, but 27 fewer than Q4 2015. Read the full report.
UK Profit Warnings Q3 2016
UK quoted companies issue 68 profit warnings in Q£ – two more than in Q2, but 11 fewer than Q3 2015. Read the full report.
UK Profit Warnings Q1 2016
Profit warnings are down in Q1, but still remarkably high given the substantial downgrade in expectations. Read the full report.
UK Profit Warnings Q3 2015
UK quoted companies issued 79 profit warnings in Q3, the biggest quarterly rise in four years. Read the full report and the press release.
UK Profit Warnings Q2 2015
UK profit warnings fell to a near two year low in Q2, with UK quoted companies issuing just 57, but economic uncertainties present forecasting challenges. Read the full report (445K, July 2015) and the press release.
UK Profit Warnings Q1 2015
UK plc struggles to forecast in unpredictable recovery, with 77 profit warnings in the first quarter of 2015 – three more than Q1 2014. Read the full report (1Mb, April 2015) and the press release.