Annual report

• A corporations's annual statement of financial operations, typically a glossy, colorful publication. Annual reports include a balance sheet, income statement, auditor's report and description of a company's operations. The Securities and Exchange Commission requires that publicly-traded companies file an annual report, called a Form 10-K, with the Commission. The 10-K contains more detailed financial information than many annual reports.

• Is the yearly statement of financial condition for a financial organization. It includes balance sheet and income statement items. It may also include a descriptive synopsis of organizational highlights.

• Yearly record of a publicly held company's financial condition. It includes a description of the firm's operations, its balance sheet and income statement. SEC rules require that it be distributed to all shareholders. A more detailed version is called a 10-K.

• The report that corporations must provide to common shareholders that summarizes and documents the firm's financial activities during the past year.

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Balance sheet
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