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Profitability Quotes

Earnings are now the focus as results will be an indication of companies' future profitability. Banks will benefit from increasing capital spending and their stocks are still cheap.
Tomokatsu Mori
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It is a reflection of the bank's recognition that the innate profitability of the retail and small business customer ain't so bad.
Tony Davis
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They have to pick up the pace in every area. Applications are an opportunity for Oracle to improve profitability but not necessarily drive up revenue. The company can't be considered healthy if database license revenue doesn't pick up.
Tony Ursillo
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The Company is working aggressively to continue this trend toward profitability.
Thomas Aiken
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With a weakening hedging profile, fuel costs will continue rising, and a slowing pace of saving on other costs will likely keep a lid on expectations for profitability.
Morgan Stanley
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[Larry Beck, executive director of the General Nutrition Operators Association (GNOA) thinks the whole thing stinks, too.] The value of these free supplier products was much greater than the modest dues asked for joining the association, ... The GNC Corporation has been steadily reducing franchise operators ability to make a living. We simply want to offer some immediate bottom-line help to the franchise operators upon receipt of their membership dues. It is frustrating when GNC Corporation takes actions to directly hinder franchise operators profitability.
Larry Beck
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Turning growth into profitability has never been more critical. Airlines will end 2005 with a US$6 billion losson top of US$36 billion in losses accumulated between 2001 and 2004. As we battle the high price of fuel, cost efficiency will continue to be a top prioritynot only for airlines but for every partner in the value chain including airports and air navigation service providers.
Giovanni Bisignani
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We will focus on improving profitability this year and introduce more international brands to China when the market matures.
Frank Wang
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Returning to profitability is not dependent on significant revenue growth,
Frank D'Amelio
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These revised covenants and conditions are definitely achievable, given reasonable market conditions, ... Our Phase II business restructuring program will enable us to create a sharper, leaner Lucent, and will enable us to return to profitability and positive cash flow during fiscal year 2002.
Frank D'Amelio
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Our cash position remains very strong at over $4 billion, and we are planning a return to sustained profitability beginning this quarter,
Fred Anderson
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We're delivering solid profitability while maintaining lean channel inventories in a weak economic environment, ... Our balance sheet remains very strong, with over $4.2 billion in cash, and we are targeting a slight sequential increase in revenues and earnings per share in the September quarter.
Fred Anderson
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To have achieved core profitability and steady growth within such a short window of time is a testament to the remarkable dedication of our staff and board, as well as the community's overwhelming support of a truly local institution.
Fred Moore
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The global biotechnology industry's revenues are growing at strong rates, product approvals are bringing innovative drugs to market, and the long- elusive goal of profitability is quickly approaching.
Donn Szaro
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Our cost structure will improve as we progress through 2006 and increasingly thereafter, and we'll return to profitability in our North American automotive business no later than 2008.
Don Leclair
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I'm pleased to report that our company once again posted strong results for the quarter. Revenues rose 4 percent and Adjusted Operating Income before Depreciation & Amortization (in short, OIBDA, the new metric that we are using to track profitability, which is roughly comparable to EBITDA) increased 11 percent.
Dick Parsons
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Profitability was negatively impacted by significantly higher costs for purchased slabs, raw materials and energy and a significant drop in market pricing.
Don Pether
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Profitability was negatively affected by significantly higher costs for purchased slabs, raw materials and energy and a significant drop in market pricing.
Don Pether
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The challenge for Wilson Bowden Developments will be to consolidate and, if possible, further improve profitability. Overall, 2006 should deliver further progress for the group, with the prospect of a continuing improvement in 2007.
David Wilson
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We maintain our 'hold' rating on Sun, seeing little profitability and little growth unless the company undertakes a new major strategic initiative.
David Wong
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Our focus on these product lines is leading us to sustained profitability, strong gross margins and a solid cash position.
David French
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You've seen an incredibly high profitability. In the future, it'll be part of union contracts, but for the most part it's not yet.
Dennis McAlpine
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It's obvious there's an impact [on earnings]; that's why we are cutting output to support our profitability.
Deon Dreyer
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Those who get left behind now are going to find themselves in much more difficulty to make the sort of market share and profitability they need in three to four years time.
Bob McKee
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As we work to restore our margins and profitability to historical levels, we are keeping our focus on the core values that have served Lear well over the years. This means running the business with a customer focus and continuously improving quality and service levels. At the same time, we are working collaboratively with all of our customers to reduce product costs and improve overall value.
Bob Rossiter
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As CEO and then chairman of CNBC, Pamela led the network through a most challenging era in business news reporting. The network has retained its strong profitability, and the CNBC audience continues to be among the wealthiest in all of cable television.
Bob Wright
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To better serve our customers in this highly competitive retailing environment, we must concentrate on our best national brands and reduce costs so we can deliver outstanding value to shoppers. We believe that continuing to build Macy's and Bloomingdale's aggressively across America will accelerate our comp store sales performance and increase profitability, thereby driving shareholder value.
Terry Lundgren
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We expect to continue operating the business on a break-even basis through the first half of the year, with a planned return to profitability and unit growth on a year-over-year basis during the second half.
Ted Waitt
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We have the liquidity and financial resources necessary to forgo short-term profits to regain long-term growth and sustainable profitability,
Ted Waitt
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We have the liquidity and financial resources necessary to forgo short-term profits to regain long-term growth and sustainable profitability.
Ted Waitt
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