(Nike, Inc./ American Company, 2017) From Nike.com it explains, “Revenues for the NIKE Brand were $7.7 billion, up 8 percent on a currency-neutral basis driven by double-digit growth in Western Europe, Greater China, Emerging Markets and Japan, including strong growth in Sportswear, Global Football and the Jordan Brand. Revenues for Converse were $513 million, up 18 percent on a currency-neutral basis, mainly driven by a major system go-live that accelerated orders from the fourth quarter to the third quarter in the prior year.” (Nike, Inc./ American Company,
Balance Sheet Analysis Applebee’s International 2004 In analyzing the common-size balance sheet for Applebee’s, it is noted that the total current assets has jumped from 11% to 14% of the total assets. The total assets for Applebee’s has jumped 6% from 2000 to 2001 driven by increased in the total current assets of 28%. Of those 28% increase, they consisted of 88% increase in the Cash & Equivalents (increased of $10.6 millions) caused by the decreased in the Capital Stock repurchasing in 2001 by Applebee’s. The repurchase of capital stock has decreased by 31% as noted from the year-to-year percentage changes of the Statement of Cash Flow which equivalent to about $11 million dollars. The other current assets increased was from the other Current Assets category; there was an increase of 92% from 2000 to 2001.
Compared to its competitors, Citigroup ranks #1 in sales, total assets, and market cap. Citigroup finished the 2003 fiscal year with $94.7 billion in sales and 2004 sales are pacing to finish at $106.2 billion. Citigroup’s net income has increased over 32% since 2000 and they are on pace to finish the 2004 fiscal year with $15.6 billion in profits. Citigroup has over $1.4 trillion in total assets and a market cap of $238.76 billion, which has doubled since 1998. Since 1998 the dividends paid out have increased by 553.57% from $.28 in 1998 to $1.55 in 2004.
The company’s net revenues increased 9.2% to $2 billion. The performance beat consensus analysts’ estimate of $2.51 per share, not to mention the revenues performance, which was at the high end of its 8% to 10% growth forecast. The robust growth was mainly supported by improved performance across the company’s wholesale and retail segments, in all key markets around the world. Exiting 2013, the company had $1.4 billion in cash and investments on balance sheet compare with $1.3 billion in year-ago quarter. Bolstered by a strong quarterly performance, the company raised if fiscal 2014 revenue outlook to the top end of it previous guidance range.
Stock Performance Analysis Ulta’s stock performance from 2010 to the present has been positive. According to Yahoo Finance (n.d.), in Jan 2010 Ulta’ stock was around $19.40 per share and in January of 2015 the price per share was around $126.84. The company has experienced an increase of $137.88 from 2010 to 2015 which is a 610% percent increase. Ulta’s stocks have increased steadily over the past five and a half years, based on the highest closing price per year. The price per share was $34.95 in 2010 which increased to $69.63 in 2011.
Bank's gross NPA ratio came in at 0.2% at the end of the quarter, slightly higher than 0.17% in the October-December quarter. Yes Bank's specific provision cover stood at 92.6% in the quarter, higher than 79.6% in the quarter ended December 31. Total advances for the bank rose 23.7% from a year ago to Rs 46,999.6 crore. Retail credit contributed to 18% of the total advances, Kapoor said. Total deposits grew 36.2% to Rs 66,955.6 crore as on March 31.
By the year 2002, the number had tripled to 54.9 million. Even in 2001 when global terrorism had a big impact in world travel, UKresidents visits abroad continued to increase at 2.5%. During this 20 year period, the number of nights spent abroad by UKresidents, rose from 262 million to 595 million nights. The projection into the next decade, suggests a continued increase in the region of 2-3%. When people travel abroad, people spend money, the increase in travel over the last 20 years has averaged 5.3% each year, over the same time, spending has increased by 10.6%.
Apple announced financial results for its fiscal 2015 first quarter ended December 27, 2014. The Company posted record quarterly revenue of $74.6 billion and record quarterly net profit of $18 billion, which is a major jump from 2014 financial statements. In 2014 the company posted quarterly revenue of $42.1 billion and quarterly net profit of $8.5 billion. Almost $10 Billion more in quarterly net profits. Samsung announced third-quarter earnings today, revealing that the company is back to operating profit growth after seven quarters of decline.
The most recent reporting of their return on equity lists them at 11.04% and their beta stands at 1.59, nearly 60% more volatile than the market. Their revenues for 2013 concluded at $2.34bil, up 12% from the previous year while their corporate costs jumped from $11.6mil to $17.3mil. This increase in costs was nearly entirely attributed to the recent heightening of their performance-based compensation plan conducted in attempts of giving their employees more incentive to continue to strive for the success of the corporation. FSRV can be broken down into their three platforms of services: Colliers International, FirstService Residential, and FirstService Brands. Colliers International is their commercial re... ... middle of paper ... ...es, which really adds up considering they manage 2.5 billion square feet of properties.
The UK Gilt market consists of UK Government securities issued by HM Treasury. Such Gilts range from 2 years to 30 years with current yields from 0.50% to 3.52%. Meaning that these yields increase with maturity, giving a greater return. (Bloomberg.2014) For example, The UK Gilt 5 Year Yield has a current yield of 1.64% compared to a year ago of 0.77%. When Bond prices fall but yields increase, there is an inverse relationship.