annual report
annual re·port n: a written report distributed to shareholders each year by a corporation that sets forth financial information (as an auditor's report, the selling prices of the corporation's stock, and the yearly profit) as well as statements by the corporation's management

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

annual report
A yearly financial report prepared by a corporation for its stockholders, audited by an independent certified public accountant, and filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on Form 10-K, including a balance sheet, income statement, and other information.

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.

annual report
A report prepared by a limited company at the end of its financial year containing the:
The annual report must be approved at the annual general meeting and sent to all shareholders and the Registrar of Companies.
The term 'annual report' is often used in relation to listed companies where it refers to the directors' report required by section 234 of the Companies Act 1985.
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annual report to stockholders, Also known as the annual report.
A report containing financial statements and certain other information required by SEC regulations which is distributed to stockholders on an annual basis. By law, any public corporation that holds an annual stockholders meeting is required to issue an annual report.
For further information, see Practice Note, Annual Report to Stockholders (

Practical Law Dictionary. Glossary of UK, US and international legal terms. . 2010.

annual report
A document published by public corporations on a yearly basis to provide stockholders, the public, and the government with financial data, a summary of ownership, and the accounting practices used to prepare the report.

Dictionary from West's Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005.

annual report
A document published by public corporations on a yearly basis to provide stockholders, the public, and the government with financial data, a summary of ownership, and the accounting practices used to prepare the report.

Short Dictionary of (mostly American) Legal Terms and Abbreviations.

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