SEC Form 10-KSB

AAA

DEFINITION of 'SEC Form 10-KSB'

A filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), also known as the Annual Report for Small Businesses. It is an abbreviated version of the standard Form 10-K that most large public companies must file annually. SEC Form 10-KSB includes key information about a company's financial strength, leadership, and ownership structure. It must be filed within 90 days of the end of the year. This form will no longer be used after March 16, 2009, although existing filings will remain in the SEC's EDGAR system.

INVESTOPEDIA EXPLAINS 'SEC Form 10-KSB'

Similar to the SEC Form 10-K, the Form 10-KSB contains crucial information for investors researching potential investments. This is especially true with the companies that file the Form 10-KSB since the stocks of these small companies most often trade as "penny stocks." Consequently, they do not receive significant coverage by third-party analysts.

Related Forms: SEC Forms 10-KSB/A, 10-K, 10-KT.

RELATED TERMS
  1. Securities And Exchange Commission ...

    A government commission created by Congress to regulate the securities ...
  2. Penny Stock

    A stock that trades at a relatively low price and market capitalization, ...
  3. Regulation A

    An exemption from the registration requirements mandated by the ...
  4. System for Electronic Document ...

    The system used for electronically filing most securities information ...
  5. Annual Report

    1. An annual publication that public corporations must provide ...
  6. Investor Relations - IR

    A department, present in most medium to large public companies, ...
Related Articles
  1. Fundamental Analysis

    Financial Footnotes: Start Reading The Fine Print

    Find out what could be hidden in this often-overlooked part of the financial statements.
  2. Professionals

    Get A Job In Compliance

    If you're a stickler for rules, this could be a promising career path for you.
  3. Investing Basics

    The Flow Of Company Information

    Learn how to gather all the pieces before you start to put together your puzzle.
  4. Investing Basics

    The Lowdown On Penny Stocks

    Think penny stocks will make you rich? If you don't understand the risks, you could end up penniless.
  5. Investing Basics

    Policing The Securities Market: An Overview Of The SEC

    Find out how this regulatory body protects the rights of investors.
  6. Investing

    Where can I find a company's annual report and its SEC filings?

    Thanks to the Internet, finding financial reports is easier than ever. Nowadays, every reputable company has an investor relations section on its website that is a wealth of information. Walt ...
  7. Options & Futures

    Keeping An Eye On The Activities Of Insiders And Institutions

    These transactions reveal much about a stock. We go over what to consider and where to find it.
  8. Bonds & Fixed Income

    How Diaspora Bonds Work

    Developing and emerging nations with sizable populations living overseas are using diaspora bonds to raise financing from emigrants.
  9. Fundamental Analysis

    What is the difference between EBIT and operating income?

    Read about some of the subtle differences identified by the SEC between earnings before interest and taxes, or EBIT, and operating income.
  10. Fundamental Analysis

    What kind of financial reporting requirements does GAAP set out?

    Look at some of the major financial reporting requirements set forth by the generally accepted accounting principles and the required financial statements.

You May Also Like

Hot Definitions
  1. Prospectus

    A formal legal document, which is required by and filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission, that provides details ...
  2. Treasury Bond - T-Bond

    A marketable, fixed-interest U.S. government debt security with a maturity of more than 10 years. Treasury bonds make interest ...
  3. Weight Of Ice, Snow Or Sleet Insurance

    Financial protection against damage caused to property by winter weather specifically, damage caused if a roof caves in because ...
  4. Weather Insurance

    A type of protection against a financial loss that may be incurred because of rain, snow, storms, wind, fog, undesirable ...
  5. Portfolio Turnover

    A measure of how frequently assets within a fund are bought and sold by the managers. Portfolio turnover is calculated by ...
  6. Commercial Paper

    An unsecured, short-term debt instrument issued by a corporation, typically for the financing of accounts receivable, inventories ...
Trading Center