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- Accounting Differences - 1,245 words
Accounting Differences General Comments about the Insurance Industry Insurance Companies generate revenues by selling insurance policies. These policies provide a known amount of revenue for an unknown amount of losses offsetting that revenue. This can make the matching principle difficult. Some of the potential losses can come years after the insurance policy was written and the premiums received. The liabilities for these future losses are estimated by actuaries and are subject to a certain amount of interpretation by management. The accounting for the premium revenues is reflected in written vs. earned premium. Various statutory requirements are based on written premium, which is the amou ...
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- Adc Telecommunications Financial Ratio Analasis - 1,403 words
Adc Telecommunications Financial Ratio Analasis Accounting 6000 Financial Statement Analysis ADC Telecommunications October 29, 2000 Corporate Background ADC Telecommunications (ADCT) is a communication equipment manufacturer located in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA. Since 1952, the company has successfully weathered the tumultuous transformation process of technology. Today, ADC Telecommunications exclusively focuses on manufacturing computer-networking equipment. Increasing demand for fiber optic transmission systems like asynchronous transfer mode (ATM), synchronous optical networks (SONET) and most wireless communications systems, provide significant opportunities for ADCT. The company cur ...
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- Alaska Airlines - 1,400 words
Alaska Airlines Alaska Airlines For nearly 70 years, Alaska Airlines has served the west coast of North America. Alaska Airlines has grown from a small regional airline in 1932 to one today that carries more than 12 million customers per year. Alaskas route system spans more than 40 cities and primarily services four countries: Canada, United States, Mexico, and Russia. Its fleet of 88 Boeing jets is the youngest among all major airlines and it has earned U.S. airline recognition from Travel & Leisure and Cond Nast Traveler magazines. The foundation of Alaska Airlines began in 1932, when Mac McGee started flying his three-seat Stinson between Anchorage and Bristol Bay, Alaska. In 1934, a mer ...
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- American General Corporation - 977 words
American General Corporation American General Corporation Evaluating the Risk of the American General Corporation we started from looking at company's market standing from potential investors point of view. First we take a look at the companies profile. American General Corporation is a diversified financial services organization, provides retirement services, life insurance, and consumer loans. The company offers retail financial programs through fifteen thousand merchants. American General Corp. operates in 41 states. Puerto Rico, and the United States Virgin Islands. Well, first we find out that American General Corporation is a blue chip, multibillion dollar company. This tells us right ...
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- Automobile Industry - 1,464 words
... sistency within Fords manufacturing plants. Fords borrowing can be explained by its leverage ratios. Fords debt ratio has remained relatively steady over the last 5 years. 1998s debt ratio was 82.65%. This shows how they were relying heavily on borrowed funds to finance operations. This is further evinced by Fords debt-to-equity ratio of 4.77 in 1998, which is up from past years. Compared to the 1.97 industry average, Fords number appears quite high. Fords times-interest-earned for 1998 was 3.68, an increase from previous years. This could be due to the $15,955 million gain Ford recorded as a result of the spin-off of their interest in The Associates, Inc. The liquidity of Ford, indicate ...
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- Sun Microsystems, Inc - 3,129 words
... t, four major areas must be studied to get a view of what external forces affect the long-run activities of a business entity. These areas are: 1. Economic ~ this is mainly concerned with money and its exchanges 2. Technological ~ ideas and inventions for problem-solving 3. Political-Legal ~ involves justice and regulations on law and distribution of power 4. Socio-cultural ~ involves customs and morals, and values of a society To keep the information pertinent, comments will only be made on factors that are directly influencing Sun at the current time. The Economic environment has been a little uncertain in the past month, due to the chaos of the presidential election in the United Stat ...
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- Table Of Contents - 1,178 words
... ARY FINANCIAL RATIOS GEARING AND LIQUITY. 3.1 Gearing Ratio. Whatever method is used to compute gearing, a company with low gearing is one financed predominantly by equity, whereas a highly geared company is one which relies on borrowings for a significant proportion of its capital. It can be defined like this: Long Term Debt Gearing Ratio = Shareholder Fund 804(million) The Gearing Ratio for 1997 was: = 57.8% 1388.9(million) 1320.5(million) The Gearing Ratio for 1998 is: = 148.6% 888.6(million) The National Grid Group Plc Company may it has loss in 1998 because they have given more total dividend to their shareholders than 1997, and thats why they have retained loss in 1998 (516.3 mil ...
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- Turkish Banking Sector Analysis - 4,583 words
... the same period of the previous year, the total assets of the Turkish banking system grew by 88 percent in nominal terms and reached TL 42,896 trillion by the end of March 1999. Within the commercial banks groups, the growth rates were 90 percent for both state-owned banks and foreign banks and 95 percent for privately owned banks, while the total assets of the banks under the Deposit Insurance Fund increased only by 24 percent. A slow growth of 57 percent was observed in the development and investment banks. Turkish Banking System, March 1999 TL Trillion Annual per. Change USD Million Annual per. change Dec. 1998 per. change Commercial banks 40,933 90 111,417 25 -1 State-owned 14,549 9 ...
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