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Q3 2019 Headlines

UK quoted companies issued 77 profit warnings in Q3 2019, as protracted uncertainty continued to trigger widespread UK earning downgrades.

Over a fifth of profit warnings blamed Brexit in the third quarter, with over a third of warnings pointing to citing rising macro-economic uncertainty. There are increasing concerns not just for UK, but also for global growth, as geopolitical and trade tensions continue to dent confidence and investment.

With the outlook in the balance, it’s vital that companies develop the financial and operational agility they need to react quickly to changes in their markets.

13% YoY increase in profit warnings in
Q3 2019

22% of warnings cite Brexit in
Q3 2019

31% of FTSE retailers warn in last
12 months

10% of warnings cite accounting issues in

Sector insights

FTSE Retailers

EY - FTSE Retailers

FTSE Retailers issued nine profit warnings in Q3 2019, taking their 2019 tally to 28 – the highest third-quarter sub-total since 2011.

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FTSE Industrial Transportation

EY - FTSE Industrial Transportation

FTSE Industrial Transportation companies issued eight profit warnings in the first nine months of 2019, equalling their 2018 total.

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