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

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First Known Use of financials

1972, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of financials was in 1972

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12 May 2022

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“Financials.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 May. 2022.

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