Metric of the Month: Invoices Billed to Customers With Credit Terms
Credit carries risk, but smart credit policies help the business grow.
Netflix Tops 200M Subs, Sees Positive Cash Flow
The streaming giant's shares jumped 12% after it indicated it would return any excess cash to shareholders through buybacks.
Five Lessons for CFOs As We Approach 2021
Don't let uncertainty deter your company from growth, but be sure finance keeps a close eye on internal processes and key relationships.
GM Posts $4B Profit on Strong Truck, SUV Sales
"GM is benefiting from robust customer demand for our new vehicles and services, especially our full-size pickups and SUVs."
GM Posts $806M Loss, 47% Drop in Sales
The automaker sees stronger sales ahead with its plants now back in production after coronavirus-related shutdowns.
COVID-19 Aftermath: Moving Beyond Quick Fixes to Sustainable Value Creation
What else can companies do to help drive their businesses' short-term cash flows and fund their long-term ambitions?
S&P Questions Tesla’s Profitability Outlook
While the automaker sees a return to profitability in Q3 after the $702 million Q1 loss, S&P is predicting only limited improvement.
For Aflac, Slow Growth Means Extra Cash Flow
And for CFO Fred Crawford, investing the excess cash means weighing opportunities against the baseline return afforded by stock buybacks.
GE Shares Rise on Hopes for Rebound in 2020
The company expects its turnaround strategy to yield "significantly better" performance after a "reset" year in 2019.
Netflix Adds 8.8 Million Subscribers in Q4
The company's shares fell 3.8% on its earnings report but it is now "approaching 50% penetration of U.S. TV households."
Report Details Ubiquity of Non-GAAP Metrics
Some findings seem to support allegations that companies are practicing "earnings management."