financials

plural noun
fi·​nan·​cials | \ fə-ˈnan(t)-shəlz How to pronounce financials (audio) , fī- \

Definition of financials

: financial statistics reviewed the company's financials

Examples of financials in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The bank said a planned £1 billion share buyback program would be delayed until discussions with the SEC about the potential restatement of 2021 financials related to the debt-sale mishap are concluded. Anna Hirtenstein, WSJ, 28 Apr. 2022 Holmes also testified to the Silicon Valley jury that Balwani ran the day-to-day lab operations and took care of company's financials. Bymiles Cohen, ABC News, 22 Mar. 2022 Lizard Skin declined to disclose its financials but according to people familiar with the matter, the company is profitable. Justin Birnbaum, Forbes, 25 Oct. 2021 The disclosures would also have to include information regarding a company's greenhouse gas emissions, which have the potential to alter its financials as countries start putting a price on carbon released into the atmosphere. John Timmer, Ars Technica, 21 Mar. 2022 Discovery’s stock fell 32 percent in 2021, while its financials were mostly better. Alex Weprin, The Hollywood Reporter, 14 Mar. 2022 Take it away, Sandy: Bernhard’s views on financials are grounded. Bernhard Warner, Fortune, 17 Dec. 2021 Every small business is run on financials and payments are critical to success. Bob Legters, Forbes, 15 Sep. 2021 Ethan McMahon, an economist for the crypto research firm Chainalysis, said that many memecoin investors don’t care about the financials of any particular coin. Washington Post, 6 Apr. 2022 See More

These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'financials.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.

First Known Use of financials

1972, in the meaning defined above

Learn More About financials

Time Traveler for financials

Time Traveler

The first known use of financials was in 1972

See more words from the same year

Dictionary Entries Near financials

financial page(s)

financials

financial year

See More Nearby Entries 

Statistics for financials

Last Updated

12 May 2022

Cite this Entry

“Financials.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/financials. Accessed 17 May. 2022.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

More from Merriam-Webster on financials

Nglish: Translation of financials for Spanish Speakers

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Name That Food

  • a-light
  • Name these cookies!
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Universal Daily Crossword

A daily challenge for crossword fanatics.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!