Capital Allocation: How to Emerge From the Pandemic In a Stronger Position
CFOs have to balance unforeseen COVID-driven capital issues with the need for investment that drives long-term value creation.
Plastics Maker’s CFO Balances Cyclicality vs. R&D Imperative
Covestro, pressed by low pricing for its products, continues its focus on sustainability-oriented products that don’t necessarily convert quickly to profit.
Could This Be the Recession That Wasn’t?
Even as key corporate financial indicators continue to fall, some hope may be emerging that forecasts of an impending recession will prove inaccurate.
Pie in the Face for New Papa John’s CFO
The incoming finance chief has an "impossible" problem in funding needed capex on top of a huge share buyback and dividend hike, analyst firm says.
Tax Reform’s Success Hangs On Capex, Expert Says
If the U.S. Tax Cuts and Job Act doesn’t push companies to invest more in capex, a “stagflation scenario” could ensue.
Making Capital Investment Decisions in an Omnichannel World
For the retail CFO, getting a better return on capital in the omnichannel era requires new ways of thinking.
CFOs Pump Out Free Cash Flow
But big, public, non-financial companies are generating cash partly by cutting capex, study finds.
CFOs Must Lead Adoption of The Cloud
Digitization is forcing finance chiefs to shed some old habits.
In Health Care, Reinvestment Outshines Dividends, Buybacks, Debt
To drive shareholder returns in health care, CFOs should stress financial policies that build financial flexibility rather than leverage.
$300B Capex Lost in Recession Goes Unreplaced
A huge dollar amount has vanished from corporate America’s investment in capex.
U.S. Capex Seen Falling By 11%
Among S&P 500 sectors, only the materials and financials sectors expect to spend more in 2015 than they did last year.