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pro forma

A general term for a fill-in-the-blank form—e.g., in diagnostic pathology—which can serve as an aide memoire of items that must be included in a final report to maximise its utility to end users.

pro forma, (prō fôr´mə),

adj pertaining to financial statement that shows the way that the actual statement will look if certain specified assumptions are realized. Pro forma statements are usually a future projection.
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Chairman and CEO Chris Glover commented, "Our recent acquisition and integration of MAM Software ("MAM") into our current business for the fiscal year ended February 28, 2003 will result in pro-forma revenues of approximately $16.
Expected pro-forma capitalization of TRW Automotive at December 31, 2002, showed a high degree of financial leverage with total debt, including $245 million of A/R securitized funding and $600 million of seller notes, amounting to around $3.
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HBIO still expects revenues for Q3 2002 to grow 15-20% versus Q3 2001 but expects Q3 2002 pro-forma EPS to be flat versus Q3 2001.