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  • 1 2 Net Income To Sales Ratio
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    Bertelsmann AG Financial Analysis Report History Bertelsmann AG was founded in July 1835 by Carl Bertelsmann as a print shop. Initially the company concentrated on Christian books and songs. In 1849 Carl Bertelsmann's son Heinrich took over the publishing business, which employed 14, and extended the inventory of the publishing house to novels. At the time of his death in 1887, the staff had grown to 60. Next to head the company was Johannes Mohn, son-in-law of Heinrich. The company's growth slo...
  • Operating Profit Margin Ratio
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    General Motors - Financial Ratio Analysis. General Motors History Highlights In its early years the automobile industry consisted of hundreds of firms, each producing a few models. William Durant, who bought and reorganized a failing Buick Motors in 1904, determined that if several automobile makers would unite, it would increase the protection for the group. He formed the General Motors Company in Flint, Michigan, in 1908. Durant had bought 17 companies (including Oldsmobile, Cadillac, and Pont...
  • Cash Equivalents For Applebee's Balance Sheet
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    Balance Sheet Analysis Applebee's International 2004 In analyzing the common-size balance sheet for Applebee's, it is noted that the total current assets has jumped from 11% to 14% of the total assets. The total assets for Applebee's has jumped 6% from 2000 to 2001 driven by increased in the total current assets of 28%. Of those 28% increase, they consisted of 88% increase in the Cash & Equivalents (increased of $10.6 millions) caused by the decreased in the Capital Stock repurchasing in 2001 by...
  • 6097 5911 186 3 1 Intangible Assets
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    Coca-Cola Company Analysis The Coca-Cola company was founded in 1886 by John Pemberton, a Civil War veteran and Atlanta pharmacist. He was inspired by his curiosity as he stirred up a fragrant, caramel-colored liquid that he brought down to a place called Jacobs' Pharmacy. There he added carbonated water and let several customers sample the new concoction. Jacobs' Pharmacy put it on sale for five cents a glass and named it Coca-Cola. This "inspired curiosity" has now grown to be the world's lead...
  • Total Debt To Total Asset
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    Circus-Circus was an unprofitable business and a small time casino when William Bennett and William Pennington purchased it in 1974 for $50,000. With a new marketing program in place and a stock offering in October of 1983, the company was rejuvenated. What it has become is a hotel / casino that is targeted mainly towards middle income gamblers as well as family oriented vacationers, but has not strayed away from the high rollers that are found in most casinos. With the focus being on many marke...
  • Asset Turnover Ratio Between 2001 And 2002
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    Financial Project: Brocade According to an article about the Storage Area Networking industry posted on financial information provider, fool. com, the total size of the SAN market is expected to reach $4.6 billion in 2006. This is a dramatic increase in market size from a reported size of $1.2 billion in 2002. This increase will no doubt increase competition in the SAN industry. Currently, Brocade is the top contender in this market, and Brocade's main competition comes from Cisco Systems and Mc...

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