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."
Metric of the Month: Days Sales Outstanding
Collections are key to a low days sales outstanding (DSO) number — and the faster the money comes in, the more breathing room an organization has.
Big Drop in Power Profit Tempers GE’s Q1 Beat
"Until you get power fixed, and they're nowhere close to getting that fixed, the stock only goes so far," one analyst says.
No Pain, Just Gain for Supply Chain
Supply chain financing lets companies stretch payment terms without hurting their suppliers’ cash flow.
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.
Act of God, Foreseeable Risk, or Hedging Opportunity?
The effects of climate change on corporations will be massive and diverse.
GE Broods on Cash-flow Woes
GE's new CEO tightens reins as cash-flow projection plummets to $7 billion.