Citations with the tag: PROFITABILITY
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- Lloyd's profit, R&R plan end market's dark days.
Goddard, Sarah // Business Insurance; 12/22/97, Vol. 31 Issue 52, p16
Offers a look at Lloyds of London record results. Statistical information on profits for 1994 and 1996; Information on the pre-1993 liabilities which was assumed by Equitas; Details on growth of investor investment; Reference to fines and reprimands to those who failed to meet Lloyd's...
- Making ice cream with solar and rock
Goddard, Sarah // In Business; Sep/Oct1991, Vol. 13 Issue 4, p30
No abstract available.
- Clipper Group posts turnover and profit rises.
Goddard, Sarah // Motor Transport; 2/8/2010, p3
The article reports on the rise of the pre-tax profit and turnover at Leeds-based distribution specialist Clipper Logistics Group Ltd.
- Top tips of the month.
Goddard, Sarah // PHC Profit Report; Sep97, Vol. 5 Issue 9, p6
Provides various money making tips relevant to plumbing, heating and cooling professionals in the United States as of September 1997. Includes strategies on how to handle employees who go into business for themselves; Good rule to follow in purchasing insurance; Procedure for reviewing...
Cobb, Cathy // Region (10453369); Dec96, Vol. 10 Issue 4, p48
Presents information about the `1995 Functional Cost and Profit Analysis (FCA) National Average Reports'. Available sources; Contact information.
- Profit Growth.
Cobb, Cathy // Long Island Business News (7/1993 to 5/2009); 04/16/99, Vol. 46 Issue 16, p37A
Presents a chart showing projected sales in 1999.
- FABULOUS FIFTIES.
Strong, Andrea // Restaurant Business; 11/15/2001, Vol. 100 Issue 22, p64
Reports the profit of the promotion made by Coconut Grove in Florida. Reward of 50 dollars for repeat customers bringing in 50 guests; Establishment of a broader customer base; Efficacy as revenue generator.
- The taxman cometh.
Lipput, Henry // Executive Report; Dec95, Vol. 14 Issue 4, p61
Opinion. Discusses the best way to celebrate a profitable year. Strategies.
- Earnings hit high note.
Roush, Matt // Crain's Detroit Business; 03/09/98, Vol. 14 Issue 10, p1
Presents information on a sharp fourth quarter increase in earnings for publicly held companies in metro Detroit. Indication of the level of increase reported for the same period in 1996; Identification of the aggregate net income for the companies minus the big three automakers; Information on...
- B'WAY ENDS GREAT RUN.
Hofler, Robert // Daily Variety; 5/29/2002, Vol. 275 Issue 63, p1
Reports the reduction in the earnings of Broadway for the 2001-2002 season in New York City. Total gross for the season; Number of paid attendance in the Broadway; Ticket price for the season.
- UAE: Arab Orient's 2009 net profit hit US$51 min.
Hofler, Robert // MiddleEast Insurance Review; Mar2010, p22
The article discusses the increase in net profit of United Arab Emirates in 2009.
- Money-saving ideas for the profit-minded supervisor.
Mintcloud, Buckley // Supervision; Jun92, Vol. 53 Issue 6, p21
Discusses how some companies analyzes if their maintenance department is tightly controlled. Comments of Marvin Spivack of Berringer Auto Products Incorporated on the matter; The secret of management; How to decide if phone service is getting less costly or merely more competitive; Significance...
- Profit maximization and the Japanese firm: a reply to Coffey and Tomlinson.
Katzner, Donald W. // Journal of Post Keynesian Economics; Summer2004, Vol. 26 Issue 4, p745
The Coffey-Tomlinson challenge to my view that the behavior of the Japanese firm is best understood without reference to profit maximization is met by arguing that (1) the outsourcing of production in Japan is, by itself, insufficient to warrant a claim of profit maximization; (2) behavior...
- Bexleyheath tops profit table.
Katzner, Donald W. // Credit Management; Feb2003, p12
Reports that Bexleyheath is the most profitable town in Great Britain, according to Experian in its annual analysis of small and medium-sized enterprises. Average profit margin among companies in Bexleyheath; Number of towns and cities included in the Experian study.
- Corporate profits.
Katzner, Donald W. // Economic Indicators; Aug94, p8
Presents statistics on corporate profits in the United States from 1986 to 1994. Profits with inventory valuation adjustment; Profits before tax; Tax liability; Profits after tax; Inventory adjustment.
- HAPPY DAYS ARE (ALMOST) HERE AGAIN.
Fitchard, Kevin // Telephony; 1/26/2004, Vol. 245 Issue 2, p18
Presents graphs depicting revenues of the telecommunication industries in the U.S.
- An International Comparison of Analysts' Earnings Forecast Accuracy.
Firth, Michael; Gift, Michael // International Advances in Economic Research; Feb99, Vol. 5 Issue 1, p56
Provides information on a study which examined the accuracy of corporate earnings forecasts in 34 different countries. Research design; Results of the study; Conclusions.
- Book Reviews.
Hoeflich, Sandra H. // Journal of Politics; Nov99, Vol. 61 Issue 4, p1187
Reviews the book `To Profit or Not to Profit: The Commercial Transformation of a Nonprofit Sector,' edited by Burton A. Weisbrod.
- Don't be blinded by the latest great idea.
Kassam, Isabelle // Mortgage Strategy; 4/10/2006, p25
The article comments on trading statement from lender Northern Rock (NR) about the increasing number of first-time home buyers in Great Britain. NR has enticed first-time buyers with its 125% deal called the Together mortgage. The deal helped boost the company's lending figures and profits.
- Increase Your Profitability With Existing Relationships.
Kassam, Isabelle // Customers First; Aug2011, Vol. 16 Issue 7, p7
The article offers insights in boosting a company's profitability with existing relationships by doing the steps to a good cross-selling which include satisfaction, knowledge, and awareness.
- Unsettled Issues in Measuring Lost Profits.
Bowles, Tyler J.; Lewis, W. Cris // Journal of Legal Economics; Winter99/2000, Vol. 9 Issue 3, p19
Examines elements involved in calculating lost profits. Implicit cost of capital and variable cost; Owner compensation issues; Income taxes on lost profits.
- Advisor Profit Margins Rise.
Fernandez, Tommy // Financial Planning; May2012, Vol. 42 Issue 5, p26
The article discusses the Investment Management Profitability Analysis for 2012 prepared by Lipper, which reveals that the median profit margins of investment advisors, both in pre- and post-marketing costs, increased in 2011 at 43.85% vs. 2010's 40.17%.
- Is 'profit' a dirty word?
Leverich, Joseph // Enterprise/Salt Lake City; 6/18/2012, Vol. 41 Issue 46, p12
The article focuses on the views of the author that profit is important because it allows businesses to compete and innovate.
- Targeting profit, not just sales.
Malski, James J. // Fairfield County Business Journal; 8/20/2012, Vol. 48 Issue 34, p10
The article focuses on the importance of marketing strategy that could add profitable businesses and not just profit.
Stim, Richard // Contracts: The Essential Business Desk Reference; 2010, p319
A definition of the term "net" is presented, which refers to the difference between income and expenses.
- Self-fulfilling profits.
Stim, Richard // Accountancy; Jun99, Vol. 123 Issue 1270, p18
Reports on the increase in profit warnings in the first quarter of 1999 in Great Britain.
- Value vs. Volume.
Steve; Trusty, Suz // Grounds Maintenance; Feb2005, Vol. 40 Issue 2, pC2
The article presents suggestions for customizing a business plan to maximize profit potential. The first step to determining the best plan for operations is to figure out which services the company is best suited to offer. Then match those services to the client base that desires them and is...
- Colombia: Banking Sector Still Looks Strong.
Steve; Trusty, Suz // Emerging Markets Monitor; 12/14/2009, Vol. 15 Issue 35, p13
The article presents an outlook on the banking sector of Colombia. It relates that commercial banks in Colombia have posted their largest net profit margin in August 2009 since the failure of Lehman Brothers in 2008. It highlights the contribution of the regulation by the Superintendencia...
- Shopping for Profit Answers.
Palm, Gene; Coffey, John J. // ABA Bank Marketing; Apr2004, Vol. 36 Issue 3, p44
Discusses the implementation of profitability solutions in banks. Factors to consider before implementing a solution; Functions of a profitability solution.
- Excess in the pharmaceutical industry.
Angell, Marcia // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal; 12/7/2004, Vol. 171 Issue 12, p1451
Discusses issues concerning excess profits in the pharmaceutical industry as of December 7, 2004. Performance of pharmaceutical companies in the U.S. in 2002; Percentage of the profit margin of sales of Pfizer Inc.; Factors which lead to excess profits in the pharmaceutical industry.
- NO PROFIT, NO BUSINESS.
Haftl, Lawrence // American Machinist; Feb2007, Vol. 151 Issue 2, p28
The article describes profit margins as a key indicator of performance and success of a business. The article also discusses how machining processes, technique, or tool contributes to profit. Identifying which of these factors are used by companies with higher margins is more useful than trying...
- Banking bias puts Blue Planet on top.
Collinson, Patrick // Fund Strategy; 6/5/2006, p30
The article discusses the profits at the global banks were $544 billion in 2004 and in 2005 with the early estimates of total bank profitability of $600 billion. The Worldwide Financials fund presented its annual report in March, which was not only the best-performing fund in its category -...
- To calculate your profit margins, use some simple math.
Strauss, Steven D. // Las Vegas Business Press; 6/21/2004, Vol. 21 Issue 23, p8
Shares an insight on how to compute profit margins for a small business. Need to compute the gross and net profit to identify the profit margin; Identification of the total cost before computing the gross profit; Presentation of the profit margin as a percentage.
- The only way to make a profit is to sell.
Anderson, Kim // Southwest Farm Press; 10/7/2010, Vol. 37 Issue 19, p19
The author advises on how to make profits in the wheat industry.
- ZapMe! reports first finances following October IPO.
Anderson, Kim // 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.
- $1 billion-a-year drug still has its own problems.
Anderson, Kim // Medical Marketing & Media; Aug98, Vol. 33 Issue 8, p20
States that Viagra, the impotency drug is expected to generate an estimated $1 billion in profits for 1998, while highlighting the advertising campaign and problems associated with the drug. Public response to the drug; Description of Viagra advertisements; In-depth look at the financial and...
- Omnicom reports drop in revenues.
Anderson, Kim // Campaign (UK); 2/12/2010, Issue 6, p3
The article reports on the 15.3% decline of strategic holding firm Omnicom's net income in Great Britain in the fourth quarter of 2009.
- Falling export orders will lead to fall in UK profitability.
Anderson, Kim // 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.
- ACA Financial Guaranty Looks Forward to 'Breakout Year'.
Wisniewski, Mary // Bond Buyer; 3/18/2002, Vol. 339 Issue 31346, p3
Reports the claim of ACA Financial Guaranty to obtain business profits in the U.S. Prediction of possible profit; Income forecasted on written premiums in the municipal business; Optimism to for a double-digit earnings.
- It Cuold Have Been Worse: Textbook Sales Drop 5% in 2002.
Wisniewski, Mary // Educational Marketer; 2/3/2003, Vol. 34 Issue 4, p7
Reports on the decline of textbook sales for the year 2002 in the U.S. Release of the figures on industry sales by the Association of American Publishers School Division; Increase in end-of-the-year sales of instructional materials; Factors contributing to the late buying surge.
- A Magazine story.
McNickel, David // AdMedia; Feb2002 50 Years of Advertising, Vol. 17 Issue 1, p50
Focuses on the status of the magazine in New Zealand. Performance of magazine in the publishing industry; View of the readers on the status of the magazine; Decrease on the profits of the magazine.
- B'way narrows gap amid humbug frame.
Hofler, Robert // Daily Variety; 12/18/2001, Vol. 274 Issue 13, p16
Reports the performance of Broadway shows in New York, New York. Decline of box office receipts from several productions; Paid attendance performance of 'Mamma Mia' and 'The Producers'; Comparison of net receipts.
- 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.
- LFGTE Generates Savings.
Watson, Anne // Waste Age; Apr2002, Vol. 33 Issue 4, p34
Reports the profit from landfill gas-to-energy projects in the U.S. Importance of commercial waste to the tribal communities; Use of methane gas; Ways of gas collection.
- The 'in' way of looking at profit.
van der Kooy, Rob // Finance Week; Mar2002 Supplement, p18
Focuses on the measurement of profitability. Functions in assessing the investment value of a company; Need to manage profit growth; Distinction between normal and extraordinary income.
- No Peace, No Profits.
van der Kooy, Rob // Operations & Fulfillment; Mar2003, Vol. 11 Issue 3, p6
Editorial. Analyzes the correlation between peace and profits. Economic implications of war; Increase in unemployment rate in 2002.
- Managers should think firm value, not profits.
Petty, J. William // Baylor Business Review; Fall1993, Vol. 11 Issue 2, p19
Examines the significance of company earnings. Value of company based on earnings; Concern on short term instead of long term; Underinvestment in assets in the United States.
- The revival of corporate profitability in the United States.
Rippe, Richard D. // Business Economics; Jan1996, Vol. 31 Issue 1, p35
Discusses the major shift in corporate profitability in the United States. Factors that contributed in the surge in profitability; Implications of the improved profitability on financial markets and capital formation; Stimulation of capital spending.
- The New Model of Revenue Growth.
Motley, L. Bliff // Bank Marketing; Dec2000, Vol. 32 Issue 12, p44
Discusses the market- and price-driven profit management strategies. How the two strategies differ from each other; Examples of people abandoning the banks and moving to smaller banks and other times to nonbanks.
- Quarterly reports.
Motley, L. Bliff // Business News New Jersey; 09/01/97, Vol. 10 Issue 29, p27
Presents a list of quarterly earnings, supplied by the Bloomberg Business Wire and directly from the firms, to the September 1st, 1997 edition of the `Business News' periodical.