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- Cash-rich Harcourt General plans stock repurchase program. Milliott, Jim // Publishers Weekly;3/20/1995, Vol. 242 Issue 12, p15
Reports on publishing company Harcourt General's (HG) authorization of a `Dutch Auction' self-tender offer. Inability to find acquisition target in the field; Provisions under a Dutch Auction; Explanation of offering by HG president and chief executive officer Robert Tarr; Financial performance...
- Harcourt publishing sales rise 9..., to $945 million. Milliot, Jim // Publishers Weekly;12/13/1993, Vol. 240 Issue 50, p10
Reports on Harcourt General's revenues for the fiscal year ended in October 31, 1993. Percentage increase; Increase in the operating earnings; Outplacement servicing unit Drake Beam Morin's sales and operating earnings; Education sales; Sales in the company's scientific, technical and medical...
- Book sales top $1 billion at HG. // Publishers Weekly;1/1/1996, Vol. 243 Issue 1, p25
Reports on the financial performance of Harcourt General's publishing operations for the fiscal year ended October 31, 1995. Increase in operating profit; Performance of the company's elementary, college and testing businesses in the publisher's educational group; Developments in other...
- Harcourt General. Geer Jr., John F. // FW;6/20/95, Vol. 164 Issue 14, p16
Faults the notion that if a company buys back its shares, it must mean the stock is cheap. Details of case of $3.2 billion-in-revenues Harcourt General, made up of parts of the old Harcourt Brace Jovanovich and General Cinema; Share prices; How the stock has fared; Why investors are cooling to...
- A win-win. Osterland, Andrew // Financial World;11/18/96, Vol. 165 Issue 14, p22
Presents a financial analysis of the plan Harcourt General to swap $416 million of preferred stock in Neiman Marcus for common stock and cash. Step taken by Neiman to cover the cash payment; Neiman's release from having to pay Harcourt in tax dividends; Other strategic moves carried out by Hancourt.
- The ABCs of Investing. Boorstin, Julia // Fortune;6/11/2001, Vol. 143 Issue 12, p227
Examines the performance of stocks with single-letter tickers, as of June 2001, from Agilent Technologies (A) to Venator (Z). Statement that these stocks may be performing well because single-letter tickers are usually used by companies from the so-called old economy; How Harcourt General is...
- ZapMe! reports first finances following October IPO. // Electronic Education Report;02/16/2000, Vol. 7 Issue 3, p7
Informs on the financial results for ZapMe! Corp., a provider of technology and online educational content to schools, in the fourth quarter of 1999.
- Falling export orders will lead to fall in UK profitability. // Credit Management;Jan1998, p9
Reports that the profitability of British companies has increased in the last six years to 1998 according to an Experian Corporate Health Check. Average return of capital; Factors influencing the increase in manufacturing output, increased domestic demand and productivity improvements.
- Billboard's bombshell. Pittendrigh, Peter // Finance Week;08/20/99, p80
Reports on South Africa-based Billboard's warnings on lower-than-expected profits for the interim period to the end of August 1999. Impact of costs associated with the firm's advertising subsidiary The Agency; Effects of the economic slump on the firm's profits.