The annual report includes charts, graphs and photos; a 10K is just text and footnotes, plain-looking because it's designed for the SEC and must meet specific requirements.
Market for Registrant's Common Equity, related stockholder matters and issuer purchases of equity securities.
Shareholders who read through the railroad's Form K and found that this little money management unit was doing spectacularly made enough money to retire in just a few short years. Both the SEC and the staff also provide interpretive advice about the disclosure requirements.
The Form K contains almost everything about the business that an investor would want to know before buying or selling shares of stock in the corporation or investing in the firm's corporate bonds. Item 2 — Properties[ edit ] This section lays out the significant properties, physical assets, of the company.
The financial statements are accompanied by notes that explain the information presented in the financial statements. Unlike the K, the information in the Q is usually unaudited. This section is where the company can tell its story in its own words.
We also tell you how to find company Ks.