How to cite a 10-q report in APA

APA 10-q report citation

To cite a 10-q report in a reference entry in APA style 6th edition include the following elements:

  1. Author(s) of the 10-q report: Give the last name and initials (e. g. Watson, J. D.) of up to seven authors with the last name preceded by an ampersand (&). For eight or more authors include the first six names followed by an ellipsis (…) and add the last author's name.
  2. Year of publication: Give the year in brackets followed by a full stop.
  3. Title of the 10-q report: Only the first letter of the first word and proper nouns are capitalized.
  4. Database or URL: Give the name of the database or the URL

Here is the basic format for a reference list entry of a 10-q report in APA style 6th edition:

Author(s) of the 10-q report. (Year of publication). Title of the 10-q report. Retrieved from Database or URL

APA reference list examples

Take a look at our reference list examples that demonstrate the APA style guidelines for a 10-q report citation in action:


A 10-q report retrieved from a database

Apple Inc. (2017). Form 10-Q. Retrieved from SEC EDGAR.

A 10-q report retrieved from a website

Uber Technologies Inc. (2019). Form 10-q. Retrieved from
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This citation style guide is based on the official Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (6th edition).

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